Football Games at Washington Park, Brooklyn

Washington Park I 1884-1889 (wood)
Washington Park II - 1889-1892 (wood)
Washington Park III - 1898-1914 (wood)
Washington Park IV - 1915-1916 (concrete & steel)

Football games at Washington Park I:

11/6/1883  Yale 92-Rutgers 0
11/8/1883  Columbia Freshmen 25-Adelphi Academy 0
11/10/1883 Brooklyn Poly v Crescent AC  [score?]
11/10/1883 Yale Freshmen 53-Brooklyn Poly 0
11/14/1883 Yale 49-Brooklyn Poly 0
11/17/1883 Brooklyn Poly 21-Adelphi Academy 0  11/18? 22-0?

11/1/1884  Yale v Rutgers postponed
11/4/1884  Adelphi Academy-Brooklyn Polythechnic Institute 0
11/27/1884 Knickerbocker Club (Columbia) 22-Brooklyn Poly 6
11/27/1884 Adelphi Academy 27-Brooklyn Poly 0

11/14/1885 Crescent AC 10-Brooklyn Hill Club 4  [11/26 10-6?]
11/17/1885 Brooklyn Hill FC 10-Cutler School 10
11/26/1885 Columbia Freshmen v Brooklyn Poly  [score?]
12/3/1885  Brooklyn Poly 10-Brooklyn Hill FC 10
12/19/1885 Brooklyn Hill FC 1-Columbia 0  Forfeit; no show.

10/30/1886 Crescent AC 26-Brooklyn AC 0

10/29/1887 Princeton Freshmen 48-Brooklyn Hill FBC 0

11/6/1888  Yale 28-Crescent AC 0

10/12/1889 Crescent AC 36-NYAC 0  Moved from the Polo Grounds.
11/5/1889  Yale 18-Crescent AC 0
11/9/1889  Crescent AC 78-Staten Island Cricket Club 0
11/16/1889 Crescent AC 6-Orange AC 0
11/22/1889 Crescent AC v. Princeton ?
11/28/1889 Adelphi Academy 18-Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute 0
12/7/1889  Stevens Prep 2-Adelphi Academy 0
12/14/1889 Stevens Prep 6-Poly Inst. 0

Football games at Washington Park II:

10/4/1890  Yale 16-Crescent AC 6
10/11/1890 Adelphi Academy 6-Brooklyn Poly 0
10/11/1890 Manhattan AC v Crescent AC  [not played?]
10/18/1890 Princeton 12-Crescent AC 0  att: 3 to 4,000
10/22/1890 Long Island College Hospital v Prospect FC
11/1/1890  Adelphi Academy 24-Stevens School 0
11/4/1890  Yale 52-Crescent AC 0  6,000
11/8/1890  Adelphi Academy 16-Brooklyn Poly 4
11/15/1890 Stevens School 4-Brooklyn Poly 0
11/15/1890 Crescent AC 40-NYAC 8 40-0?
12/6/1890  Crescent AC 14-Orange AC 0  att: 600

10/15/1892 Adelphi Academy v Brooklyn Latin School
11/8/1892  6th Avenue Baptist Church v Dutch Reformed Church cancelled: 6th Ave. had no team.
11/8/1892  Hanson Place Methodists (W)-Dutch Reform Church (L) score?
11/19/1892 Columbians Club v Brooklyn Latin changed to Eastern Park

Go to Football Games at Washington Park III list.

Notes:
The Old Stone House, a pivotal site for the patriots' withdrawal during the Battle of Brooklyn (Long Island), was the clubhouse for Washington Park.
Washington Park #1 was the home of the major league American Association Brooklyn Bridegrooms (Dodgers) 1884-1889 (burned down)
The Bridegrooms moved to the National League in 1890.
Rebuilt at same site in Gowanus for 1890: Washington Park #2.
Washington Park #2 was the home of the Brooklyn Bridegrooms/Superbas (Dodgers) in 1890.
The NL baseball team moved to Eastern Park in 1891.
Washington Park #3 was built across the way from WP 1 & 2, in Park Slope.
Home field of the National League Brooklyn Superbas (Dodgers) 1898 to 1912.
Home field of the Federal League Brooklyn Tip Tops 1915.
Washington Park #4 was rebuilt in concrete and steel
Home field of the Federal League Brooklyn Tip Tops 1916.

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