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The '''Oreos Athletic Club''' or '''Ashbury Oreos''' were an early professional [[American football]] team, established in 1903, and based in [[Asbury Park, New Jersey]]. The team is best remembered for playing in the [[World Series of Football (1902-1903)|1903 World Series of Football]] at [[Madison Square Garden (1890)|Madison Square Garden]]. During the Series, the Oreos played against the [[Watertown Red & Black Football|Watertown Red & Black]] in a hard fought 5-0 loss. The team lost a nother game during the event to the [[Orange Athletic Club]] by a score of 22-0. According to reports, Watertown won the game on a controversial [[touchdown]] call, by the [[Official (American football)#Referee|referee]], in the seoond half of the game. Fighting and rioting soon broke out between the Oreos and Watertown fans, beofre being contained by the [[New York Police Department]].
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The '''Oreos Athletic Club''' or '''Ashbury Oreos''' were an early professional [[American football]] team, established in 1903, and based in [[Asbury Park, New Jersey]]. The team is best remembered for playing in the [[World Series of Football (1902-1903)|1903 World Series of Football]] at [[Madison Square Garden (1890)|Madison Square Garden]]. During the Series, the Oreos played against the [[Watertown Red & Black Football|Watertown Red and Black]] in a hard fought 5-0 loss. The team lost a nother game during the event to the [[Orange Athletic Club]] by a score of 22-0. According to reports, Watertown won the game on a controversial [[touchdown]] call, by the [[Official (American football)#Referee|referee]], in the seoond half of the game. Fighting and rioting soon broke out between the Oreos and Watertown fans, beofre being contained by the [[New York Police Department]].
   
 
==References==
 
==References==
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*{{cite journal | title=When Did They Start? | journal=Coffin Corner | publisher=Professional Football Researchers Association | volume=9 | issue=6 | year=1987 | pages=1–5 | url=http://www.profootballresearchers.org/Coffin_Corner/09-06-304.pdf| authors=Johnson, Pearce}}
 
*{{cite journal | title=When Did They Start? | journal=Coffin Corner | publisher=Professional Football Researchers Association | volume=9 | issue=6 | year=1987 | pages=1–5 | url=http://www.profootballresearchers.org/Coffin_Corner/09-06-304.pdf| authors=Johnson, Pearce}}
 
*[http://www.luckyshow.org/football/orangeac.htm Orange Athletic Club of New Jersey: Complete Football Records]
 
*[http://www.luckyshow.org/football/orangeac.htm Orange Athletic Club of New Jersey: Complete Football Records]
 
 
 
 
[[Category:Early Professional Athletic Football Clubs from New York]]
 
[[Category:Early Professional Athletic Football Clubs from New York]]
 
[[Category:Sports clubs established in 1903]]
 
[[Category:Sports clubs established in 1903]]

Revision as of 05:13, February 20, 2011

The Oreos Athletic Club or Ashbury Oreos were an early professional American football team, established in 1903, and based in Asbury Park, New Jersey. The team is best remembered for playing in the 1903 World Series of Football at Madison Square Garden. During the Series, the Oreos played against the Watertown Red and Black in a hard fought 5-0 loss. The team lost a nother game during the event to the Orange Athletic Club by a score of 22-0. According to reports, Watertown won the game on a controversial touchdown call, by the referee, in the seoond half of the game. Fighting and rioting soon broke out between the Oreos and Watertown fans, beofre being contained by the New York Police Department.

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