List of all Amateur Football games played at The Polo Grounds, New York.

Polo Grounds I: 1880-1888, 110th St. to 112th, between 5th & 6th Avenues.
Polo Grounds II: 1889-1890, 155th to 157th at Coogan's Bluff at the Harlem River.
Polo Grounds III: 1891-1911, 157th to 159th at Coogan's Bluff.
Polo Grounds IV: 1911-1963, 157th to 159th, Coogan's Bluff

•All the Polo Grounds were the home of the National League baseball Giants.
•Polo Grounds #1, north of Central Park, closed for redevelopment.
•Polo Grounds #2 became Manhattan Field in 1891, rebuilt, it lasted to 1903.
•Polo Grounds #3 opened as Brotherhood Park in 1890, home of the Player's League baseball team also called the Giants.
  *The two park's centerfields were back to back.
  *Players League folds, NL Giants decide to move to other park in 1891 and rename it The Polo Grounds.
  *Polo Grounds # 3 destroyed by fire 4/11/1911.
•Realigned and all-steel, Polo Grounds #4 opens at same spot 6/28/1911.
  *Known more as Brush Stadium 1911-1919 after team owner.
  *Home of Giants to 1957, moved to San Francisco.
  *Home of American League Highlanders/Yankees 1913-1922.
  *Home of National League Mets 1962-1963.

  (For pro football home teams, see footnotes, below)

Amateur football games at Polo Grounds #1

11/6/1880  Harvard 3g,1t - Columbia 0
11/13/1880 Columbia 3g - Rutgers 0
11/13/1880 Princeton [won] 2g,2t,5s - Harvard 1g,1t,9s
11/17/1880 Yale 8 - Penn 0
11/25/1880 Princeton 11s - Yale 6s [Tie-no points for safeties this year]
11/27/1880 Columbia 1 - Penn 0 Forfeit, Penn a no show due to snow in Philly.

10/31/1881 Columbia [W] 3g,2s - Stevens 1g,1t,4s
11/2/1881  Harvard 2g,2t - Penn 0  att:200
11/10/1881 Yale [won] 1 g - Columbia 6 s
11/12/1881 Princeton [W] 1g,2t,1s - Columbia 3s
11/19/1881 Princeton 1t - Harvard 1t
11/23/1881 Columbia [W] 1g,3t - Rutgers 3s
11/24/1881 Princeton 1s - Yale 1s  10,000
11/26/1881 Harvard v Princeton- Not played
11/26/1881 Columbia 2g,2t - Penn 0

11/7/1882  Princeton 8g,10t - Columbia 2s {8g,3t-0?)[exhibition]
11/30/1882 Yale [W] 2g,2t,1s - Princeton 1g,1s

11/6/1883  Princeton 24 - Wesleyan 0
11/10/1883 Columbia v Princeton- rained out
11/17/1883 Yale 93 - Columbia 0
11/24/1883 Yale 6 - Princeton 0
11/29/1883 Yale 23 - Harvard 2
12/3/1883  Cutler School 6 - Columbia Grammar HS 0

11/27/1884 Princeton 0 - Yale 0

11/3/1885 Princeton 72- Columbia Law School 0
11/7/1885 Wesleyan 25 - Penn 18
11/26/1885 Yale 61 - Wesleyan 0

10/27/1886 Penn 14 - Wesleyan 0
11/3/1886 Cutler School 26 - Berkeley School 0

11/5/1887  Crescent AC 6 - NYAC 0
11/8/1887  Yale 70 - Crescent AC 0
11/12/1887 Crescent AC 6 - NYAC 0
11/12/1887 Princeton 16 - Columbia Frosh 0
11/17/1887 Berkeley School 20 - St. Francis Xavier HS 0
11/19/1887 Yale 12 - Princeton 0
11/24/1887 Yale 17 - Harvard 8
11/24/1887 Columbia Frosh 16 - Columbia Sophs 0
11/24/1887 Wesleyan 10 - Penn 4
12/3/1887  Columbia Frosh 12 - Columbia Juniors 0

10/27/1888 NYAC 1 - Staten Island Cricket Club 0 [Forfeit]
11/3/1888  Crescent AC 30 - NYAC 0
11/6/1888  Princeton 44 - Wesleyan 0
11/17/1888 Columbia Grammar HS 18 - Cutler School 0 Interscholastic Championship.
11/24/1888 Yale 10 - Princeton 0  att: 15,000
11/29/1888 Crescent AC 25 - Orange AC 0
11/29/1888 Penn 18 - Wesleyan 6  att: 2,500  [11/27?]
11/30/1888 Columbia Freshmen 12 - Columbia Sophs 8
11/30/1888 Columbia Freshmen v Juniors  [played?]
12/1/1888  Columbia Juniors 28 - Columbia Frosh 0

Amateur football games at Polo Grounds #2:

10/19/1889 Orange AC 6 - NYAC 0  5-0? 10-0?
11/2/1889  Crescent AC 43 - NYAC 0
11/5/1889  NYAC 24 - American AC 0
11/14/1889 NYAC 20 - Fordham 0
11/16/1889 NYAC 24 - Staten Island Cricket Club 0
11/16/1889 Yale 52 - Wesleyan 0 WP??
11/23/1889 NYAC 12 - Manhattan AC 4
11/28/1889 Manhattan AC 10 - NYAC 4

10/25/1890 Crescent AC of Bay Ridge 36 - NYAC 0
11/1/1890  Orange AC 6 - NYAC 0
11/4/1890  Boston AA 34 - NYAC 0
11/6/1890  Columbia W-L Scrubs (half from CCNY)
11/26/1890 Manhattan AC 16 - NYAC 6 14-6?

The baseball Giants moved their team and the name "Polo Grounds" north to the former Brotherhood Park.
Polo Grounds #2 was renamed Manhattan Field and rebuilt. Go here to see games played at Manhattan Field

Amateur football games at Polo Grounds #3:

10/21/1891 Crescent AC 10 - Manhattan AC 0
10/24/1891 Princeton v NYAC [played?]
10/28/1891 NYAC Win by forfeit v NYU
10/31/1891 Orange AC 12 - NYAC 0  att: 1,000  10/30?
11/3/1891  NYAC 20 - Rutgers 12  att: 500
11/14/1891 Crescent AC 18 - NYAC 6  att: 1,000
11/21/1891 Cutler School v Dwight School not played
11/25/1891 NYAC v Stevens played?
11/25/1891 Princeton Freshmen 28 - Columbia Freshmen 2
11/25/1891 Penn 18 - Wesleyan 10

10/13/1892 NYAC 4 - Volunteers of Harlem 0
10/15/1892 Stevens Institute 10 - NYAC 6  att: 500
10/21/1892 Princeton 40 - NYAC 0  2,000
10/22/1892 Rutgers 18 - NYAC 0  att: 200-500
10/29/1892 Volunteers of Harlem v Tenakill Outing Club [played?]
11/8/1892  Yale 48 - NYAC 0  2,000 11/9?
11/17/1892 Boston AA 38 - NYAC 0  att: 200 40-0?

9/16/1893  Volunteers v Volunteers Dakotas (scrubs)
10/21/1893 Lehigh v NYAC cancelled
11/4/1893  Varuna Boat Club of Bay Ridge v Volunteers of Harlem [played?]
11/7/1893  Morningsides 18 - Manhattans 0
11/11/1893 Volunteers of Harlem v Troy Poly [played?]
11/18/1893 Volunteers 30 - Columbia Col. of Physicians & Surgeons 0
11/18/1893 Manhattans (AC?)14 - Pastimes of Manhattan College 6
11/25/1893 Columbia Col. of Physicians & Surgeons 8 - U & Bellevue Medical Col. 4

10/27/1894 CCNY 12 - NYU 0
11/6/1894  Volunteers 0 - Yale Consolidated 0
11/10/1894 Yale 56 - Lehigh 0  [or Manhattan Field???]
11/19/1894 Harvard School v Trinity School
11/19/1894 De LaSalle Academy 50 - Hamilton Institute 0
11/22/1894 Barnard School v De LaSalle Acad.


10/23/1897 Yale 24 - Carlisle 9  12,000
11/13/1897 Brown 18 - Carlisle 14  1,500

11/24/1898 Knickerbocker AC v Wesleyan ?? prob. not played





•Also called Columbia Field in 1901 to 1903
10/5/1901  Columbia 5 - Williams 0  1,200
10/19/1901 Columbia 12 - Hamilton 0
10/30/1901 Columbia 29 - Haverford 6 10/31?
11/2/1901  Columbia 10 - Penn 0  10,000  orig. report 11-0 incorrect.
11/5/1901  Columbia v Trinity Cancelled
11/5/1901  Columbia 18 - Georgetown 0
11/8/1901  Horace Mann School 6 - Columbia Freshmen 0
11/9/1901  Syracuse 11 - Columbia 5  3,000
11/13/1901 Hotchkiss School 33 - Columbia Freshmen 0 11/12?
11/16/1901 Cornell 24 - Columbia 0  7,000
11/28/1901 Columbia 40 - Carlisle 12  5,000

10/8/1902  Columbia 45 - Fordham 0
10/11/1902 Columbia 5 - Buffalo 0
10/15/1902 Columbia 12 - Swarthmore 0
10/18/1902 Columbia 35 - Hamilton College 0
11/8/1902  Brown 28 - Columbia 0
11/15/1902 Amherst 29 - Columbia 0  4,000
11/25/1902 Columbia 6 - Syracuse 6  4,000

9/26/1903  Columbia 10 - Wesleyan 0
9/30/1903  Columbia 16 - Alumni & Scrubs 0
10/3/1903  Columbia 36 - Union 0
10/7/1903  Columbia 29 - Hamilton 0
10/10/1903 Columbia 5 - Williams 0  2,000
10/14/1903 Columbia 5 - Swarthnore 0
10/17/1903 Columbia 12 - Amherst 0  4,000
10/22/1903 Columbia 18 - Penn 6
10/31/1903 Yale 25- Columbia 0  32,000
11/3/1903  Columbia Freshmen 5 - Penn Frosh 5
11/5/1903  Columbia Sophs 11 - Columbia Law School 6

11/24/1904 Army Forts (Governor's Island) 6 - Navy Ships 0  8,000-10,000 [NY area military teams, may be other forts too]



10/27/1906 Princeton 14 - Cornell 5  25,000
11/29/1906 Holy Cross 15 - Fordham 6

11/2/1907  Princeton 16 - Carlisle 0  30,000
11/28/1907 Fordham 34 - Holy Cross 0

11/7/1908  Dartmouth 10 - Princeton 6  10,000

10/16/1909 Carlisle 14 - Syracuse 11
11/20/1909 Brown 21 - Carlisle 8

10/29/1910 Princeton 6 - Dartmouth 0  12,000


Polo Grounds #3 burned down 4/14/1911

Amateur football games at Polo Grounds #4, opened 6/28/1911:






11/15/1913 Carlisle 35 - Dartmouth 10  10,000
11/29/1913 Army 22 - Navy 9  42,000

10/24/1914 Cornell 28 - Brown 7  ~6,500
11/28/1914 Washington & Jefferson 20 - Rutgers 13

11/13/1915 Rutgers 28 - Hamilton Fish All-Stars 7
11/27/1915 Army 14 - Navy 0  40,000

11/25/1916 Army 15 - Navy 7  45,000
11/30/1916 Washington & Jefferson 12 - Rutgers 9  8,000

11/17/1917 Philadelphia Navy Yard Marines v. Harvard, planned, not played
11/24/1917 Georgia Tech v. Pittsburgh canceled
11/24/1917 Camp Devins (Ayers,Ma.) 7 - Camp Upton (Yaphank,NY) 0  5,000
11/29/1917 Mineola Aviators 14 - Pelham Bay Naval Reserves 7

11/2/1918  Colgate v. Rutgers canceled by Colgate
11/2/1918  Camp Upton 6 - Mitchel Field Aviators Wings 0
11/9/1918  Camp Merritt v. Pelham Bay Naval Reserves- NO GAME
11/9/1918  Brickley's Naval Transport (Hoboken) 27 - Camp Vail 0 [Brickley's AKA Port of Embarkation]
11/16/1918 Princeton S.A.T.C. 28 - Camp Upton 7  15,000
Doubleheader:
11/23/1918 U.S. Receiving Ship Granite State 7 - Newport Naval Training Sta. 6
11/23/1918 Princeton Aviation School 29 - Harvard Radio School 0  7,000
11/30/1918 Syracuse 21 - Rutgers 0  5,000

10/12/1919 Brickley's New York Giants v. Massillon Tigers canceled (Pro)
10/25/1919 Dartmouth 9 - Cornell 0
11/4/1919  Syracuse 14 - Rutgers 0  10,000
11/8/1919  Dartmouth 20 - Penn 19  30,000
11/29/1919 Navy 5 - Army 0  45-50,000

11/2/1920  Nebraska 28 - Rutgers 0  15,000
11/6/1920  Dartmouth 14 - Cornell 3  35,000
11/20/1920 Penn 27 - Columbia 7  28,000/30,000
11/27/1920 Navy 7 - Army 6  48,000

10/22/1921 Columbia v. Centre College (Ky.) no game (Centre declined game in Dec. 1920.)
10/22/1921 Lafayette 28 - Fordham 7  1,000
10/29/1921 Penn State 28 - Georgia Tech 7  25,000
11/5/1921  Cornell 41 - Columbia 7  20,000
11/8/1921  Notre Dame 48 - Rutgers 0  15,000
11/12/1921 Dartmouth 14 - Penn 14  15,000
11/19/1921 Syracuse 14 - Dartmouth 7
11/26/1921 Navy 7 - Army 0  45,000
12/3/1921  Notre Dame v. Centre College (Ky.) no game (Centre turns down game. Charity Game. Also proposed for 12/10.)

10/21/1922 Georgetown 28 - Fordham 13  9,000
U.S. Atlantic Fleet Championship:
10/27/1922 USS Delaware 13 - USS Maryland 6  10,000+
10/28/1922 Penn State 0 - Syracuse 0  20,000
11/4/1922  Washington & Jefferson 14 - Lafayette 13  30,000
11/7/1922  Rutgers 25 - LSU 0  5,000
11/11/1922 Cornell 23 - Dartmouth 0  42,000
11/18/1922 Dartmouth 28 - Columbia 7  ~6,500

11/3/1923  Lafayette 6 - Washington & Jefferson 6  25,000
11/6/1923  West Virginia 27 - Rutgers 7  12,000
11/10/1923 Cornell 35 - Columbia 0  30,000
11/24/1923 Army 0 - Navy 0  63,000
11/29/1923 Dartmouth 31 - Columbia 6  25,000

10/18/1924 Notre Dame 13 - Army 7  60,000
10/25/1924 West Virginia 13 - Centre 6  3,000
11/4/1924  3rd Army Corps 7 - 7th Regiment Army 6
11/15/1924 Dartmouth 27 - Cornell 14  5,000
11/27/1924 Syracuse 9 - Columbia 6  40,000
11/29/1924 Georgetown 9 - Fordham 6  6,000

10/24/1925 Washington & Jefferson 7 - Lafayette 6  30,000
10/30/1925 Columbia 14 - Cornell 7  40,000
11/7/1925  Fordham 17 - Holy Cross 0  17,000
11/14/1925 Columbia 21 - Army 7  50,000
11/21/1925 Georgetown 27 - Fordham 0  30,000
11/26/1925 Syracuse 16 - Columbia 5  25,000
11/28/1925 Army 10 - Navy 3  60,000

10/16/1926 Ohio State 32 - Columbia 7  35,000
10/23/1926 Washington & Jefferson 18 - Fordham 13  10,000
10/30/1926 Columbia 17 - Cornell 9  40,000
11/20/1926 Georgetown 39 - Fordham 0  20,000
11/25/1926 Syracuse 19 - Columbia 2  40,000

10/29/1927 Boston College 27 - Fordham 7
11/5/1927  Holy Cross 7 - Fordham 2  7,500
11/19/1927 Georgetown 38 - Fordham 0  10,000
11/24/1927 Columbia 14 - Syracuse 7  30,000
11/26/1927 Army 14 - Navy 9  75,000

10/13/1928 NYU 34 - Fordham 7  50,000
10/21/1928 L.A. Firemen 57 - N.Y. Firemen of Governor's Island 0  36,000 [Charity Game]
11/17/1928 Detroit Mercy 19 - Fordham 0
11/24/1928 Georgetown 27 - Fordham 7  20,000

10/5/1929  NYU 26 - West Virginia Wesleyan 0  30,000
10/12/1929 Fordham 26 - N.Y.U. 0  60,000
10/19/1929 Fordham 6 - Holy Cross 6  25,000
10/26/1929 Fordham 0 - Davis & Elkins 0  20,000
11/2/1929  Lincoln College 18 - Hampton Institute 6  20,000
11/5/1929  Fordham 0 - West Virginia 0  25,000
11/16/1929 Fordham 40 - Thiel 7  10,000
11/23/1929 Fordham 14 - Bucknell 0  35,000

First Night Game in Manhattan:
10/10/1930 Ogelthorpe 19 - Manhattan Col. 0 (Night)  18,000
11/1/1930  Fordham 18 - West Virginia 2  25,000
11/8/1930  Georgia 7 - N.Y.U. 6  42,000
11/15/1930 St. Mary's (Cal.) 20 - Fordham 12  4,000
11/22/1930 Fordham 12 - Bucknell 0  25,000
12/4/1930 New York Giants (NFL) 22 - Notre Dame All-Stars 0  50,000 [benefit]

9/26/1931  NYU 65 - Hobart 0  12,000
10/3/1931  Fordham 20 - West Virginia 7  18,000
10/9/1931  Manhattan Col. 13 - Ogelthorpe 0 (N)  10-16,000
10/17/1931 Fordham 6 - Holy Cross 6  30,000
10/24/1931 Fordham 46 - Drake 0  12,000
10/31/1931 Hampton Institute 13 - Lincoln 6  8-10,000
11/3/1931  C.C.N.Y. 0 - Manhattan 0  7,000
11/7/1931  Fordham 39 - Detroit Mercy 9  20,000
11/21/1931 Bucknell 14 - Fordham 13

10/8/1932  Fordham 30 - Bucknell 0  20,000
10/15/1932 Fordham 52 - Lebanon Valley 0
10/22/1932 Michigan State 19 - Fordham 13  18,000
10/29/1932 Manhattan 20 - Ogelthorpe 7  1,000
11/5/1932  Fordham 14 - St. Mary's (Cal.) 0  32,000
11/8/1932 Rutgers 150 lb. 19 - Manhattan 150 lb. 0
11/8/1932  Manhattan 13 - C.C.N.Y. 6  10,000
11/12/1932 Hampton Inst. 19 - Howard 6  3-5,000
11/19/1932 Fordham 8 - Oregon State 6  5,000

10/14/1933 Fordham 20 - West Virginia 0  18,000
10/21/1933 Fordham 32 - Boston College 6  25,000
10/28/1933 Fordham 2 - Alabama 0  50,000
11/4/1933  St. Mary's (Cal.) 13 - Fordham 6  60,000
11/18/1933 Oregon State 9 - Fordham 6  45,000

10/20/1934 St. Mary's (Cal.) 14 - Fordham 9  60,000
10/27/1934 SMU 26 - Fordham 14  35,000
11/3/1934  Fordham 13 - Tennessee 12  25,000
11/10/1934 Fordham 27 - West Virginia 20  15,000
11/17/1934 Purdue 7 - Fordham 0  40,000

9/28/1935  Fordham 14 - Franklin & Marshall 7  15,000
10/5/1935  Fordham 19 - Boston College 0  20-25,000
10/12/1935 Purdue 20 - Fordham 0  35,000
10/19/1935 Fordham 13 - Vanderbilt 7  18-25,000
10/26/1935 Fordham 15 - Lebanon Valley 0  8-10,000
11/2/1935  Fordham 0 - Pittsburgh 0  38-40,000
11/9/1935  Fordham 7 - St. Mary's (Cal.) 7  45,000
11/16/1935 Fordham 45 - Muhlenburg 0  5-15,000
11/23/1935 New York Military Academy 12 - Admiral Farragut Academy 0  4,000  [Scholastic game]
11/28/1935 Hampton College 15 - Virginia Union 7  6,000

9/8/1936   New York Giants (NFL) 12-College All-Stars 2  (night)  35,000
10/3/1936   Fordham v. Franklin & Marshall moved to Triboro Stadium due to World Series.
10/10/1936 Fordham 7 - SMU 0  30,000
10/17/1936 Tulane 26 - Colgate 6  25,000
10/24/1936 Fordham 7 - St. Mary's (Cal.) 6  50,000
10/31/1936 Fordham 0 - Pittsburgh 0  57,000
11/7/1936  Fordham 15 - Purdue 0  40,000
11/14/1936 N.Y.U. 46 - Rutgers 0  6,000
11/21/1936 Fordham 7 - Georgia 7  35,000
11/28/1936 Stanford 7 - Columbia 0  28,000

10/2/1937  Texas A&M 14 - Manhattan 7  18,000
10/16/1937 Fordham 0 - Pittsburgh 0  53,000
10/23/1937 Fordham 7 - Texas Christian U. 6  25,000
11/6/1937  Fordham 21 - Purdue 3  40,000
11/13/1937 Georgetown 6 - N.Y.U. 0  8,000
11/20/1937 Fordham 6 - St. Mary's (Cal.) 0  35,000

9/14/1938  New York Giants (NFL) 6 - Eastern College All-Stars 0  40,482
9/30/1938  Manhattan 19 - Niagara 0 (Night)  6,122
10/15/1938 Fordham 6 - Purdue 6  32,000
10/22/1938 Fordham 26 - Oregon 0  26,866
10/29/1938 Ohio State 32 - N.Y.U. 0  20,000
11/5/1938  Fordham 3 - St. Mary's (Cal.) 0  44,000
11/12/1938 Fordham 0 - North Carolina 0  25,416
11/19/1938 Fordham 13 - South Carolina 0  15,000
11/24/1938 Villanova 20 - Manhattan 0  10,000

10/7/1939  Alabama 7 - Fordham 6  41,454
10/14/1939 Duquesne 7 - Manhattan 0  5,000
10/21/1939 Manhattan 7 - Auburn 0  8,000
10/28/1939 Fordham 27 - Pittsburgh 13  36,200
11/4/1939  Fordham 13 - Rice 7  19,971
11/11/1939 Fordham 13 - Indiana 0  19,279
11/18/1939 Fordham 13 - St. Mary's (Cal.) 0  34,800
11/25/1939 Villanova 7 - Manhattan 0  10,000
12/2/1939   Stanford 14 - Dartmouth 3  10,200

10/4/1940  George Washington 21 - Manhattan 18 (Night)  9,014
10/11/1940 Manhattan 20 - Boston Univ. 6 (Night)  9,233
10/12/1940 Fordham 20 - Tulane 7  34,000
10/18/1940 Detroit Mercy 6 - Manhattan 0 (Night)  11,500
10/26/1940 St. Mary's (Cal.) 9 - Fordham 6  34,500
11/2/1940  Fordham 14 - North Carolina 0  16,794
11/9/1940  Fordham 13 - Purdue 7  18,576
11/16/1940 Villanova 13 - Manhattan 6  10,000
11/21/1940 Fordham 27 - Arkansas 7  16,500

10/3/1941  Manhattan 23 - George Washington 0  7,032
10/4/1941  Fordham 16 - S.M.U. 10  28,500
10/10/1941 Duquesne 26 - Manhattan 7  11.127
10/18/1941 Fordham 27 - West Virginia 0  12,500
10/24/1941 Manhattan 9 - Villanova 6 (Night)  15,000
10/25/1941 Fordham 28 - T.C.U. 14  39,500
10/31/1941 Penn State 42 - N.Y.U. 0  10,691
11/1/1941  Fordham 17 - Purdue 0  20,500
11/8/1941  Manhattan 13 - Boston U. 7  6,500
11/20/1941 Georgetown 7 - Manhattan 0  12,000
11/22/1941 Fordham 35 - St. Mary's (Cal.) 7  40,000
Associated Football Charity game:
11/30/1941 NY Yankees (APFA) 24 - Negro All-Stars 20  22,787/28,000[Pro game]

10/2/1942  Manhattan 27 - Muhlenburg 7  5,000
10/10/1942 Fordham 0 - North Carolina 0  19,500
10/17/1942 Fordham 23 - West Virginia 14  12,300
10/18/1942 Detroit Mercy 21 - Manhattan 7  12,500  [charity game]
10/24/1942 Manhattan 10 - Duquesne 7  12,000
10/31/1942 Fordham 7 - St. Mary's (Cal.) 0  25,300
11/4/1942  North Carolina Pre-Flight 17 - Manhattan 0  16,151
11/7/1942  L.S.U. 26 - Fordham 13  16,400
11/21/1942 Fordham 20 - Missouri 12  11,000

Associated Football Charity game:
11/7/1943  Interacial All-Stars 13 - New London Diesels 0  8,000

10/28/1944 Army 27 - Duke 7  45,000
Post-Season game:
12/16/1944 Randolph Field Ramblers(Tx) 13 - 2nd Air Force Superbombers (Colorado Springs) 6  8,356

10/27/1945 Army 48 - Duke 13  42,287
Post-Season game: US Navy Undersea Raiders v Tuskegee Army Air Force Warhawks
11/22/1945 US Submarine Base,New London 14 - Tuskegee AAF Warhawks 7  19,862

10/12/1946 Rutgers 26 - N.Y.U. 0  10,000
10/19/1946 St. Mary's (Cal.) 33 - Fordham 2  30,798
10/26/1946 Army 19 - Duke 0  59,031
11/2/1946  Boston College 72 - N.Y.U. 6  8,000
Associated Football Charity game:
11/11/1946 North Carolina A & T 49 - New London Submarine Base 13  15,000

9/3/1947   N.Y. Giants (NFL) 21 - Eastern College All-Stars 0  52,102
10/4/1947  N.Y.U. 19 - Brooklyn College 0 (Night)  15,000 [moved from Ebbets Field due to World Series]
10/11/1947 Penn State 75 - Fordham 0  12,000
10/11/1947 Morgan State 19 - North Carolina College 6 (Night)  12,993
11/15/1947 Lafayette 7 - Fordham 0  5,900
11/27/1947 Wilberforce State (Xenia,O.) 40 - Bergen Junior College 12  16,000
11/29/1947 Fordham 13 - N.Y.U. 13  27,000

11/6/1948  Boston U. 33 - Fordham 7  6,000
11/27/1948 Fordham 26 - N.Y.U. 0  26,000

10/8/1949  N.Y.U. 39 - Brooklyn Col. 13  7,036 [moved from Ebbets Field due to World Series]
10/22/1949 Fordham 47 - Syracuse 21  18,615
10/29/1949 Fordham 42 - Georgetown 0  18,365
Carver Bowl:
11/5/1949  Morgan State 14 - Wilberforce 13  7,500
11/26/1949 Fordham 34 - N.Y.U. 6

10/28/1950 Fordham 21 - San Francisco 14  11,000
11/11/1950 Fordham 14 - Georgetown 13  13,130 [This game was televised]
11/25/1950 Fordham 13 - N.Y.U. 0  1,500
12/2/1950  Fordham 13 - Syracuse 6  13,832/13,282





10/16/1953 Boston College 20 - Fordham 13 (Night)  20,760
10/17/1953 Army 14 - Duke 13  21,284
10/31/1953 Fordham 20 - Miami (Fla.) 0  20,308
11/14/1953 Fordham 28 - Temple 0  15,000
11/25/1953 Villanova 20 - Fordham 13

10/15/1954 Fordham v Boston College postponed (Night)
10/16/1954 Boston College 21 - Fordham 7  13,676
11/13/1954 Holy Cross 20 - Fordham 19  14,000
11/20/1954 Syracuse 20 - Fordham 7  10,423
11/27/1954 Villanova 41 - Fordham 0  9,699

10/7/1955  Fordham v Boston College canceled  (Night)  Fordham dropped football.
10/29/1955 Fordham v Boston University canceled
11/12/1955 Fordam v Villanova canceled
11/26/1955 Fordham v Syracuse canceled


    [No amateur football games played at the Polo Grounds 1956 to 1960.]


The Gotham Bowl:
12/9/1961   Baylor 24 - Utah 9  15,123

9/29/1962  Army 9 - Syracuse 2  29,500

Notes: Pro Football at the Polo Grounds:
 •The (Brickley's) New York Giants #1 (A.P.F.L.) played one home game at the Polo Grounds, 1921.
 •The New York Football Giants #2 (N.F.L.) played home games at the Polo Grounds, 1924-1955.
 •The New York Bulldogs (N.F.L.) played home games at the Polo Grounds, 1949.
 •The New York Titans (A.F.L.#4) played home games at the Polo Grounds, 1960-1962.
 •The New York Jets (A.F.L.#4) played home games at the Polo Grounds, 1963. (name change)

 

The Polo Grounds Football records
Team Wins Losses Ties
Fordham 59 37 13
Columbia 27 20 1
Yale 16 0 3
Princeton 11 5 4
Manhattan 11 12 1
Army 10 5 1
Syracuse 8 5 2
Crescent A.C. 8 1 0
Georgetown 8 3 0
N.Y.A.C. 8 17 0
Dartmouth 7 5 1
N.Y.U. 6 12 0
Washington & Jefferson 5 0 1
St. Mary's (Cal.) 5 7 1
Villanova 5 1 0
Penn 4 8 1
Boston College 4 2 0
Cornell 4 7 0
Rutgers 4 11 0
Holy Cross 3 2 2
Penn State 3 0 1
Columbia Frosh 3 5 1
Navy 3 5 1
Brown 3 1 0
Detroit Mercy 3 1 0
Hampton Institute 3 1 0
Orange A.C. 3 1 0
Lafayette 2 2 1
Harvard 2 3 1
Purdue 2 4 1
Boston A.A. 2 0 0
Morgan State 2 0 0
Notre Dame 2 0 0
Ohio State 2 0 0
Princeton S.A.T.C. 2 0 0
Stanford 2 0 0
Duquesne 2 1 0
Manhattans 2 1 0
Manhattan A.C. 2 2 0
Carlisle 2 5 0
West Virginia 2 7 0
Wesleyan 2 8 0
Georgia 1 0 1
C.C.N.Y. 1 1 1
Harlem Volunteers 1 1 1
3rd Army Corps 1 0 0
Baylor 1 0 0
Camp Devins 1 0 0
Columbia Juniors 1 0 0
Governor's Island 1 0 0
Hoboken Transport 1 0 0
Interacial All-Stars 1 0 0
L.A. Firemen 1 0 0
L.S.U. 1 0 0
Michigan State 1 9 0
Mineola Aviators 1 0 0
Morningsides 1 0 0
Nebraska 1 0 0
Princeton Frosh 1 0 0
North Carolina A&T 1 0 0
North Carolina Pre-Flight 1 0 0
Randolph Field 1 0 0
Rutgers 150 lb. 1 0 0
Texas A&M 1 0 0
U.S.S. Delaware 1 0 0
U.S.S. Granite State 1 0 0
Alabama 1 1 0
Amherst 1 1 0
Columbia Physicians & Surgeons 1 1 0
George Washington 1 1 0
Lincoln (Pa.) 1 1 0
New London Submarine Base 1 1 0
Oregon State 1 1 0
Stevens Institute 1 1 0
Tulane 1 1 0
Wilberforce 1 1 0
Boston University 1 2 0
Bucknell 1 2 0
Camp Upton 1 2 0
Columbia Sophs 1 2 0
Ogelthorpe 1 2 0
S.M.U. 1 2 0
Pittsburgh 0 1 3
North Carolina 0 1 2
Davis & Elkins 0 0 1
Yale Consolidated 0 0 1
2nd Air Force 0 1 0
7th Regiment Army 0 1 0
American A.C. 0 1 0
Arkansas 0 1 0
Auburn 0 1 0
Bergen J.C. 0 1 0
Camp Vail 0 1 0
Centre College 0 1 0
Colgate 0 1 0
College All-Stars 0 1 0
Columbia Alumni 0 1 0
Drake 0 1 0
Franklin & Marshall 0 1 0
Georgia Tech 0 1 0
Governors Is. Fire 0 1 1
Hamilton Fish All-Stars 0 1 0
Harvard Radio School 0 1 0
Haverford 0 1 0
Hobart 0 1 0
Howard 0 1 0
Indiana 0 1 0
Lehigh 0 1 0
Manhattan Col. Pastimes 0 1 0
Manhattan 150 lbs. 0 1 0
Miami (Fla.) 0 1 0
Missouri 0 1 0
Mitchel Field 0 1 0
Negro All-Stars 0 1 0
New London Diesels 0 1 0
Newport Naval Sta. 0 1 0
Niagara 0 1 0
North Carolina College 0 1 0
Notre Dame All-Stars 0 1 0
Oregon 0 1 0
Pelham Bay Navy 0 1 0
Penn Frosh 0 1 0
Rice 0 1 0
San Francisco 0 1 0
scrubs 0 1 0
South Carolina 0 1 0
Temple 0 1 0
Tennessee 0 1 0
Thiel 0 1 0
Tuskeegee Airmen 0 1 0
University & Bellevue Medical Ctr. 0 1 0
Union (N.Y.) 0 1 0
U.S.S. Maryland 0 1 0
U.S. Navy Ships 0 1 0
Utah 0 1 0
Vanderbilt 0 1 0
Virginia Union 0 1 0
West Virginia Wesleyan 0 1 0
Brooklyn 0 2 0
Buffalo 0 2 0
Columbia Law 0 2 0
Eastern Col. All-Stars 0 2 0
Lebanon Valley 0 2 0
Muhlenburg 0 2 0
Staten Island Cricket Club 0 2 0
Swarthmore 0 2 0
T.C.U. 0 2 0
Williams 0 2 0
Hamilton 0 3 0
Duke 0 4 0

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