1932 Princeton Tigers football
Conference Independent
1932 record 2–2–3
Head coach Fritz Crisler (1st year)
Captain F. Tremiane "Josh" Billings Jr.
Home stadium Palmer Stadium
Seasons
« 1931 1933 »

The 1932 Princeton Tigers football team represented Princeton University in the 1932 college football season. The Tigers finished with a 2–2–3 record under first-year head coach Fritz Crisler.[1] No Princeton players were selected as first-team honorees on the 1932 College Football All-America Team.

Schedule[edit | edit source]

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
October 1 AmherstW 22–010,000[2]
October 8at Columbia
L 7–2034,000[3]
October 15 Cornell
  • Palmer Stadium
  • Princeton, NJ
T 0–025,000[4]
October 22 Navy
  • Palmer Stadium
  • Princeton, NJ
T 0–040,000[5]
October 29at MichiganL 7–1426,424[6]
November 5 Lehigh
  • Palmer Stadium
  • Princeton, NJ
W 53–015,000[7]
November 12 Yale
  • Palmer Stadium
  • Princeton, NJ (rivalry)
T 7–755,000[8]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "1932 Princeton Tigers Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/princeton/1932-schedule.html. Retrieved February 27, 2017.
  2. "Princeton Impresses In Routing Amherst: Little Jeffs Bowled Over By Fighting Tigers, 22-0". The Sunday Times (New Brunswick, NJ): p. 13. October 2, 1932. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/16601320/princeton_impresses_in_routing_amherst/.
  3. "Columbia Defeats Princeton, 20-7; Gallant Tiger Team Fights Bravely but Bows to Lions, 20-7". The Brooklyn Daily Eagle: pp. C1, C7. October 9, 1932. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/16601520/columbia_defeats_princeton_207/.
  4. Thomas Holmes (October 16, 1932). "Princeton, Cornell In Scoreless Tie". The Brooklyn Daily Eagle: pp. C1, C5. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/16601655/princeton_cornell_in_scoreless_tie/.
  5. "Navy Battles Princeton to Scoreless Tie: Middies Surprise 40,000 Fans by Completely Outplaying Princeton Eleven". The Shreveport (LA) Times: pp. 13. October 23, 1932. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/16601999/navy_battles_princeton_to_scoreless/.
  6. Tod Rockwell (October 30, 1932). "Michigan Downs Tigers, 14-7: Wolverines Come From Rear to Win". Detroit Free Press: pp. Sports 1, 4, 5. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/16597602/michigan_downs_tigers_147_wolverines/.
  7. "Princeton End Lehigh Supremacy". The Portsmouth (OH) Sunday Times: p. 17. November 6, 1932. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/16602082/princeton_ends_lehigh_supremay/.
  8. Henry McLemore (November 13, 1932). "Princeton Forward Passes Way to Touchdown in Last 4 Minutes to Tie Yale, 7-7". Rochester Democrat and Chronicle: p. 2C. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/16602259/princeton_forward_passes_way_to/.
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