Historic Football Records of the

Brooklyn Lions

and the

Brooklyn Horse - Lions

National Football League



Home field: Ebbets Field
Team Colors: Green & White stripes

1926 (3-8-0, 14th of 21) Coach: Robert “Punk” Berryman
Brooklyn Lions
Sep. 26  L   0-13  Away   Providence Steam Rollers  7,000
Oct. 10  W  6-0  Home   Hartford Blues  3,000-7,000
Oct. 16  L   0-20  Home   Pottsville Maroons  8-10,000
Oct. 17  L   0-14  Away   Pottsville Maroons  4,000
Oct. 23  W 20-12  Home   Columbus Tigers
Oct. 24  L  6-16  Away   Hartford Blues
Oct. 31 postponed  Away   New York Giants,  at the Polo Grounds  [rain]
Nov. 2  W 17-13  Away   Staten Island Stapletons,  Thompson Stadium (non lg.) [Exhibition Game]
Nov. 4 Players from the Bk. Lions in an indoor 30 minute game, live on WRNY radio, New York, at 10 PM.
Nov. 7  L  9-10  Home   Kansas City Cowboys  10,000
Nov. 14   19-0  Home   Canton Bulldogs  10,000
  On November 13, the Brooklyn Horsemen of the American Football League withdrew from the A.F.L. and merged with the Brooklyn Lions. The combined team began playing Nov. 21 in the National Football League as the Brooklyn Horse - Lions.
Brooklyn Horse - Lions
Nov. 22  L   0-20  Home   Los Angeles Californians (Buccaneers)  10,000-20,000
Nov. 25  L   0-17  Home   New York Giants  10,000
Nov. 28  L   0-27  Away   New York Giants, at the Polo Grounds  7,000
Dec. 4 no game   New York Giants at Memorial Field, Flushing (proposed for Brooklyn Horsemen early Nov.
Dec. 5 canceled  Home   Duluth Eskimos  [3" of snow]
  In July, 1927 the Brooklyn Horse - Lions fold.

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