Football Records of the

New York Yankees

(1926-1928)

Colors: Red, White & Blue

Home field: Yankee Stadium

Nickname: “Grangers”

1926 American Football League (15-7-1; 10-5 2nd, AFL)
    Captain: Red Grange 
Sep. 20  W 20-0   at Illinois All-Stars, Aurora, Illinois  18,000 (non-lg.)
Sep. 26  L  0-10  at Cleveland Panthers, at Luna Park Bowl  22,000
Oct. 3   W 26-0   at Rock Island Independents   5,000
Oct. 9   W 13-0   at Boston Bulldogs
Oct. 10  W 19-0   at New Britain Pros, at Clarkin Field, Hartford  5,000  (non-lg.)  
Oct. 17  L  0-14  at Chicago Bulls, Comiskey Park  16,000 
Oct. 24  W  6-0      Los Angeles Wildcats, Yankee Stadium (YS)  20,000
Oct. 30  W 23-0   at Philadelphia Quakers, Shibe Park(Sesqui Stadium?)  30,000  10/31?
Oct. 31 postponed    Newark Demons (Bears) YS  [rain]
Nov. 2   W 35-0      Rock Island Independents  YS  30,000
Nov. 7   W 21-13     Brooklyn Horsemen  YS  30,000 “First game of Interborough Championship”
Nov. 8   W 28-0      Los Angeles Wildcats, at Maple Leaf Stadium, Toronto
Nov. 14  W 24-0      Boston Bulldogs  YS  20,000
Nov, 21  no game     Philadelphia Quakers  YS  [League changed schedule]
Nov. 21  L  6-16     Los Angeles Wildcats  YS  20,000  [NY Times says 7 wins in row before, prob. incorrect]
        A.F.L. Championship Game #1
Nov. 25  L  0-13     Philadelphia  Quakers  YS  22,000
        A.F.L. Championship Game #2
Nov. 27  L  6-13  at Philadelphia Quakers, at Shibe Park  22,000 [win due to 2 of 3 in season for Quakers]
Nov. 28  W  7-0      Chicago Bulls  YS  2,500
Dec. 4   W 40-7   at Norfolk Artillery Blues  {Exhibition Game}
Dec. 5   no game  at Chicago Bulls  [orig. sched.]
Dec. 12  no game     New York Giants (NFL)  [Yankees reject offer]
Dec. 12  W  7-3   at Chicago Bulls, Comiskey Park  10,000
Dec. 14  T  7-7      Los Angeles Wildcats, at Atlanta, Ga. (night) (Exhibition Game]
Dec. 16  W 14-3      Los Angeles Wildcats, at Birmingham, Ala.  5,000 (night)  [Exhibition Game]
Dec. 22  L  0-34     Los Angeles Wildcats, at Beaaumont, Texas (night) [Exhibition Game]
Dec. 25 canceled     Los Angeles Wildcats, at Waco, Texas (night) [Exhibition Game]  [Due to Grange's injured knee]   
Dec. 27  W 20-14     Los Angeles Wildcats, at San Antonio, Texas 3,000 [Exhibition Game]
1927:
Jan. 16  L  6-30     Los Angeles Buccaneers (NFL), at Wrigley Field, Los Angeles  20,000
Jan. 23  W 48-6   at Hollywood Generals (PCFL), at Wrigley Field
Jan. 30  W 14-0      Los ANgeles Buccaneers (NFL), at Wrigley Field, Los Angeles
Feb. 6   L  6-7      Los Angeles Buccaneers (NFL), at Ewing Field, San Francisco
   
1927 National Football League  (7-8-1 NFL) (13-11-2)
Sep. 18  W 13-3      Fox Valley All-Stars, Exposition Park, North Aurora, Illinois [non-league]
Oct. 2   W  6-3   at Dayton Triangles  
Oct. 9   W 13-0      Cleveland Bulldogs, at Detroit  20,000
Oct. 12  W 19-8   at Buffalo Bisons
Oct. 16  L  0-12  at Chicago Bears, Wrigley Field  30,000
Oct. 23  L  0-13  at Green Bay Packers  11,000
Oct. 30  W  7-6   at Chicago Cardinals, Soldier Field  15,000
Nov. 6   L  0-15  at Cleveland Bulldogs  2,500
Nov. 8   W 26-6      Chicago Bears  YS  10,000
Nov. 11  W 19-12  at Pottsville Maroons
Nov. 13  W 20-6      Chicago Cardinals  YS  10,000  [7-3-1??]
Nov. 24  L 19-30     Cleveland Bulldogs  YS  15,000  
Nov. 27  L  7-14  at Providence Steam Rollers  ~10,000
Dec. 3   L  0-9      Providence Steam Rollers, at Syracuse, Archbold Stadium  [Benefit]
Dec. 4   L  0-14  at New York Giants, at the Polo Grounds  10,000
Dec. 10  T  6-6   at Frankford Yellowjackets  4,500
Dec. 11  L  0-13     New York Giants  YS  8,000
Dec. 26  W 37-0      All-San Joaquin Valley, at Stockton, Cal. 4,000
1928:
Jan. 1   L  0-6      Los Angeles Wildcats, at Ewing Field, San Francisco 1/2?
Jan. 8   L  0-7      Los Angeles Wildcats, at Wrigley Field, Los Angeles
Jan. 15  W  7-0      Nevers-Imlay Giants, at Wrigley Field, Los Angeles
Jan. 22  W  9-7      Cleveland Bulldogs, at Los Angeles Wrigley Field 11,000
Jan. 29  T 13-13     Nevers Giants, at San Francisco 2,500
Feb. 5   W 13-6      Cleveland Bulldogs, at Los Angeles USC Stadium  [Benny Friedman's club]


1928 National Football League (4-9-1 NFL)
Sep. 30  L  7-20  at Providence Steam Roller  4,000
Oct. 7   L  7-9   at Pottsville Maroons  5,000
Oct. 13  W 13-0   at Franford Yellowjackets
Oct. 14  L 12-35     Detroit Wolverines  YS  10,000
Oct. 21  L  6-12     Providence Steam Roller  YS
Oct. 28  L  7-10     New York Giants  YS  25,000
Nov. 4   L  0-27  at Chicago Bears at Wrigley Field
Nov. 11  T  0-0   at Green Bay Packers  6,000
Nov. 18  L  0-13  at Detroit Wolverines, University of Detroit Stadium
Nov. 25  W 19-0      Chicago Cardinals  YS  7,000
Dec. 2   W 19-13  at New York Giants  PG  20,000
Dec. 8   L  0-7   at Frankford Yellowjackets
Dec. 9   L  6-34     Detroit Wolverines  3,500
Dec. 16  W  7-6      New York Giants  YS  15,000  [For “City Championship”]
Note: The Los Angeles Wildcats were also known as the Pacific Coast Wildcats and Wilson's Wilcats, for George "Wildcat" Wilson, University of Washington graduate, and their showcase player.

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