Football Games at Ebbets Field

(Flatbush, Brooklyn)

Home of Brooklyn Dodgers 1913-1957.

(College & amateur-no High School games listed. No pro games listed.)
(under construction)

High School All-Star Game:
12/5/1914  NYC Scholastic 1st team 14 - NYC Scholastic 2nd team 7

11/24/1917 Newport Naval Reserves v. Fort Sherman moved to Cleveland, then canceled
11/24/1917 Rutgers 14 - Newport Naval Reserves 0
11/29/1917 Bensonhurst Naval Reserves v. Brooklyn Scholastic All-Stars  Not played.
11/29/1917 Fort Hamilton 69 - Fort Hancock 24th Co., Sandy Hook 0

11/17/1918 Camp Dix v. Hempstead Aviation Camp postponed
11/16/1918 Great Lakes Naval Training Sta. 54 - Rutgers 14  att.: 10,000/20,000
11/23/1918 Camp Devins (Ayers,Mass.) 21 - Garden City Air Service Camp 0
11/24/1918 Camp Dix 12 - Hempstead Aviation Camp (Mineola Aviators) 0
11/28/1918 St. John's (Brooklyn) v Hasselhurst (Hazleton) Field Aviators  Not played.
11/30/1918 Pelham Bay Naval Reserves 6 - U.S. Receiving Ship Granite State 0

11/15/1919 Vermont 10 - New York Aggies (Farmingdale) 6
11/27/1919 Villanova 7 - New York Aggies 0  1,200-3,000

11/27/1920 Brooklyn (Prep) College Alumni 20 - St. John's College Alumni 0

10/29/1921 Fordham 0 - Boston College 0  4,000
11/20/1921 Brickley's Brooklyn Giants (Pro) 17 - Harways of Ulmer Park 0  2,500
11/27/1921 Harway A.C. v. U.S.S. Maryland Canceled [rain] (game 1 of DH)
11/27/1921 Brickley's Brooklyn Giants v. Philadelphia All-Stars Canceled [rain]
12/4/1921  Brickley's Brooklyn Giants v. Cleveland Tigers (NFL) Canceled [rain]
12/11/1921 Brickley's Brooklyn Giants v. Cleveland Tigers (NFL) Canceled [rain]
12/11/1921 Brickley's Brooklyn Giants v. Harway A.A. of Brooklyn Canceled [muddy field]

10/12/1923 St. John's 19 - Cooper Union 0
10/13/1923 Notre Dame 13 - Army 0 moved to Ebbet's due to World Series at Yankee Stadium.  30,000
11/3/1923  St. John's 20 - Springfield YMCA 7
11/10/1923 St. John's v St. Joseph's(PA)  Cancelled
11/10/1923 St. John's 23 - Niagara 7
11/17/1923 St. John's 6 - Providence 6

10/18/1924 St. John's 71 - Cooper Union 0
10/25/1924 St. John's 13 - Villanova 0  3,000
11/8/1924  Canisius 3 - St. John's 0  2,500
11/22/1924 St. John's 19 - Providence 0

10/10/1925 St. John's 14 - Boston Univ. 0  3,000
10/17/1925 Providence 13 - St. John's 6
10/24/1925 St. John's 22 - St. Stephen's [Bard] 0
150th Anniversary of the Navy Charity Game:
10/27/1925 Jimmy Hine's Monongahela Indians of Harlem  6 - Brooklyn Navy Hospital 0
10/31/1925 Villanova 7 - St. John's 0  2,000
11/7/1925   St. John's 27 - League Island Marines of Philadelphia 0
11/21/1925 Canisius 9 - St. John's 6  3,000

10/16/1926 Catholic Univ. 19 - St. John's 7
10/30/1926 Villanova 41 - St. John's 7
11/5/1926   St. John's v Navy Hospital [Not played] (scrimmage)

10/8/1927  Mt. St. Mary's(Md.) 7 - St. John's 0
10/29/1927 St. Joseph's(PA) 6 - St. John's 0
11/19/1927 St. Thomas 13 - St. John's 6

10/13/1928 Manhattan College 14 - St. John's 7  2,000
11/3/1928  St. John's 0 - Providence 0  1,000
11/17/1928 St. John's 22 - Catholic Univ. 0  1,500
11/24/1928 St. John's 24 - Loyola(Md.) 0  1,000
Brooklyn Amateur Football League Championship:
12/2/1928  Greyhound AC 12 - Victorian AC 0  3,000

10/13/1929 Owls 6 - Greyhounds 6 [also have Bay Ridge Arrows instead of Owls playing] (BAFL)
10/13/1929 Parks 12 - Victorians 0 (2nd game) [other Lg. games at EB scheduled, not played there]
10/30/1929 Brooklyn Poly Freshmen 12 - Brooklyn Poly Sophomores 12 (tie)

12/28/1930 North All-Stars v. South All Stars not played ?

10/1/1932  Manhattan College 32 - St. Joseph's(PA) 2
10/8/1932  Manhattan 31 - Seton Hall 0  10,000
10/15/1932 St. Thomas 7 - Manhattan 0
10/22/1932 Catholic Univ. 12 - Manhattan 7
11/12/1932 Manhattan 28 - Clarkson Tech 0  10,000
Post-Season game:
12/3/1932  Manhattan 7 - Rutgers 6  15,000

9/23/1933  Manhattan 6 - St.Bonaventure 0  15,000 (5,000?)
10/7/1933  Ogelthorpe 6 - Manhattan 0  10,000
10/14/1933 Manhattan 20 - Georgetown 20  18,000
10/18/1933 Brooklyn Poly Sophs 14 - Brooklyn Poly Frosh 0
10/21/1933 Manhattan 28 - Brooklyn Centre, City College 0  6,000
10/28/1933 Villanova 47 - Manhattan 0  20,000
11/4/1933  Manhattan 24 - CCNY 0  8,000
11/11/1933 Holy Cross 27 - Manhattan 6  20,000
11/18/1933 Manhattan 7 - Catholic U. 0  8,000

9/22/1934  Manhattan 6 - St. Bonaventure 0  8,000
9/29/1934  Manhattan 19 - Clarkson Tech 7  5,000
10/6/1934  Manhattan 13 - Kansas State 13  7,500 [First use of electric time clock counting down time left in period at a football game in the Eastern U.S.]
10/13/1934 Georgetown 9 - Manhattan 0  15,000
10/20/1934 Michigan State 39 - Manhattan 0  18,000
10/27/1934 Catholic U. 31 - Manhattan 0  7,500
11/3/1934  Manhattan 21 - CCNY 0  15,000
11/10/1934 Holy Cross 12 - Manhattan 6  12,000
11/17/1934 Villanova 39 - Manhattan 0  15,000

9/21/1935  Manhattan 25 - Niagara 6  10,000
9/27/1935  Manhattan 32 - St. Bonaventure 13  15-18,000
10/5/1935  Manhattan 59 - Brooklyn College 7  6,000
10/12/1935 LSU 32 - Manhattan 0  20,000
10/16/1935 Brooklyn Poly Sophs 6 - Brooklyn Poly Frosh 0
10/16/1935 Brooklyn Poly Juniors 9 - Brooklyn Poly Seniors 0
10/19/1935 Manhattan 13 - Holy Cross 13  15,000
10/26/1935 North Carolina State 2 - Manhattan 0  18,000
11/2/1935  Manhattan 65 - CCNY 0  10,000
11/9/1935  Manhattan 54 - LaSalle 13  7,500-8,000
11/16/1935 Georgetown 13 - Manhattan 0  10,000

10/2/1936  Manhattan 33 - Niagara 7  10,000 [Night] (orig. sched. 10/3 day)
10/9/1936  Manhattan 13 - North Carolina St. 6  20,000 [Night]
10/24/1936 Detroit Mercy 20 - Manhattan 0  12,000
10/31/1936 Manhattan 28 - CCNY 7  6,000
11/7/1936  Manhattan 13 - Kentucky 7  ~10,000
11/14/1936 Manhattan 13 - Georgetown 0  20,000
11/21/1936 Villanova 12 - Manhattan 0  18,000
2nd Corp Area/Eastern Army Championship:
11/29/1936 Fort Du Pont (Del.) Red Devils/Engineers 20 - Fort Jay Infantry Hawks 14  14,652 [benefit]

9/25/1937  Manhattan 21 - St. Bonaventure 12  12,000
10/9/1937  Manhattan 3 - Michigan State 0  15,000
10/16/1937 Villanova 20 - Manhattan 0  20,000
11/6/1937  Manhattan 7 - Detroit Mercy 0  10,000
11/13/1937 Manhattan 15 - North Carolina St. 0  5,000
2nd Annual All-Army Service Game & 1st Division Championship:
11/14/1937 Fort Jay Infantry 8 - Fort Hoyle (Md.) Artillery 6  8,000
11/20/1937 Manhattan 13 - Niagara 7  3,000

12/3/1938  Brooklyn Dodgers (NFL) 27 - Metropolitan College All-Stars 14 Benefit game  9,615

9/23/1939  Long Island Univ. 26 - Brooklyn College 0  9,500 [Night game]
9/29/1939  LIU 20 - CCNY 0  7,500 [Night]
10/6/1939  LIU 7 - Providence 0  7,500 [Night]
10/28/1939 Davis & Elkins 21 - LIU 12  6,000 [orig. sched. 10/27 (N)]
11/4/1939  LIU 27 - West Virginia Wesleyan 6  7,000 [orig. sched. 10/3 (N)]
11/23/1939 Catholic U. 35 - LIU 14  7,300

10/6/1940  LIU 6 - Providence 0
10/27/1940 LIU 14 - St.Mary's(Tex.) 7
11/11/1940 Canisius 14 - LIU 7
11/16/1940 LIU 29 - Louisville 6
11/23/1940 LIU 19 - Toledo 7







Brooklyn Bond Bowl:
10/2/1944 Brooklyn Tigers (NFL) 48 - Service All-Stars 14  31,880

Brooklyn Bond Bowl:
11/11/1945 1st Air Force-Mitchel Field 24 - Ft. Worth Training Command Skymasters 6 12,515

10/5/1946  NYU 19 - Brooklyn College 8 (Night)  20,000
11/2/1946  Brooklyn College 12 - CCNY 8  17,000

9/27/1947  CCNY v Susquehanna moved to Lewisohn Stadium due to World Series (Night)
10/4/1947  Brooklyn College v NYU moved to Polo Grounds due to World Series (Night)
10/10/1947 Hofstra 12 - Brooklyn College 0 (Night)  4,000
10/11/1947 CCNY 13 - Rider College 0 (Night)  5,000
10/18/1947 Hofstra 26 - CCNY 14 (Night)  7,500
11/1/1947  Brooklyn 38 - CCNY 7 (Night)  14,681

10/9/1948  NYU 21 - Brooklyn College 7 (Night)  14,128
11/6/1948  Brooklyn College 45 - CCNY 7 (Night)  16,904

10/8/1949  Brooklyn Col. v NYU moved to Polo Grounds due to World Series
11/5/1949  Brooklyn College 7 - CCNY 7  12,846

10/14/1950 NYU 55 - Brooklyn 0 (Night)  13,000
11/4/1950  Brooklyn 12 - CCNY 0 (Night)  6,342

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Last updated: 8:30 PM 3/7/2005

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Notes: Pro Football at Ebbets Field:
  The Brooklyn Giants (Brickley's Giants) (A.P.F.A.) played some home games at Ebbets Field in 1921.
  The Brooklyn Lions (Brooklions) & Brooklyn Horse-Lions (N.F.L.) played home games at Ebbets Field in 1926.
  The Brooklyn Dodgers & Brooklyn Tigers #2 (N.F.L. & A.A.F.C.) played home games at Ebbets, 1930-44 & 1946-48.
  The Brooklyn Tigers #1 (AFL #2) played home games at Ebbets Field in 1936.
  The Brooklyn Eagles (A.A.) played home game at Ebbets Field, 1937-38.