Frankford yellow jackets program this great product features a vintage illustration from the frankford yellow jackets, the pro football team of the 1920s and 30s. The nfls greatest team and the stolen 1925 championship at. Mac and his yellow jacket boats signed second edition. The pennsylvania center for the book frankford yellow. The frankford yellow jackets was a professional american football team, part of the national football league from 1924 to 1931, though its origin dates back to as early as 1899 with the frankford.
The franklin athletic association was a nonprofit organization of local residents and businesses. The 1926 frankford yellow jackets season was their third in the national football league. General, history, military, schools, sports, university of illinois, veterans alex gary, allwestern. To end the streak, frankford purchased eleven players from the minneapolis red jackets, and george gibson took over the teams coaching duties from behman. Hap moran and the early years of the national football league.
In the meantime, heinie miller loped unattended at the ten. The onehundredyear rise of americas greatest sports league in new york journal of books. Robb added the extra point, and the teams played impregnable defense for the rest. Often the yellow jackets would play a nfl team and a non. Basketball fl basketball blake high school basketball record book. The jacket, cover and endpapers of this luscious book are appropriately blue. The frankford yellow jackets, part 1 1 the frankford yellow jackets part 1.
About us book returns order history terms and conditions hours by semester catch the buzz follow us on social media to stay in the loop msub campus store. The frankford yellow jackets were part of the nfl from 1924 to 1931, though its origins dates back to as early as 1899 with the frankford athletic association. Chris cortemeglia 00, 0 yds, 0 td alltime rushing leader. Philadelphia eagles, american professional gridiron football franchise based in philadelphia that plays in the national football conference nfc of the national football league nfl. Frankford yellow jackets wikimili, the best wikipedia reader. The frankford yellow jackets were a professional american football team, part of the national football league from 1924 to 1931, though its origin dates back to as early as 1899 with the frankford athletic association. By virtue of their leaguebest record of 1412, they were crowned the 1926 nfl champions. The roots of the frankford yellow jackets date back to 1899 when the frankford athletic association was formed in northern philadelphia. In 1926, the yellow jackets finished the season with a phenomenal record of 1412 and became the nfl world champions.
The eagles have won three nfl championships 1948, 1949, and 1960 and have won one super bowl 2018 the eagles were founded in 1933 when the remains of the defunct frankford yellow jackets franchise was sold. Philadelphia eagles team history pro football hall of. Media in category frankford yellow jackets the following 3 files are in this category, out of 3 total. Having been raised in northeast philly, where football is a way of life, i can truly appreciate the wild ride local gridiron fans are taking this season. Definitions of frankford yellow jackets, synonyms, antonyms, derivatives of frankford yellow jackets, analogical dictionary of frankford yellow jackets english. Coach history blake yellow jackets basketball tampa, fl. He instantly transformed the eagles into one of the dominant teams in the nfl. The frankford football team was a part of the frankford athletic association, which had existed in some form since 1899. The frankford yellow jackets of the national football league ended the 1926 season with a record of 14 wins and 1 losses, finishing first in the nfl. Frankford yellow jackets football apparel store women. The yellow jackets firstever matchup against an nfl team resulted in a 200 rout of the rochester jeffersons.
Tech beat and remains fascinated by the yellow jackets history and traditions. Despite the teams demanding schedule, the yellow jackets were one of the most successful nfl teams of the 1920s. In the pick below playercoach guy chamberlin and johnny budd chase down the triangles faye abbot. Frankford yellow jackets stats, statistics and information, including scores, schedules, results, rosters and standings. The frankford yellow jackets, hailing from the frankford section of philadelphia, were granted an nfl franchise in 1924. The yellow jackets won the nfl championship in 1926. George barna, nate barragar, al bedner, bull behman, eddie bollinger, bob books, arda bowser, johnny budd, earl britton, woody bruder, justin brumbaugh, stan burnham. Some of the best yellow jackets were tackle swede youngstrum.
Frankford yellow jackets hoody art history 101 clothing co. The 1926 frankford yellow jackets won the championship. A history of the sports reference sponsorship system. The frankford yellow jackets was the first philadelphia nfl team, originally formed in 1922 from a combination of players from the frankford athletic association and a. Suddenly, scott fired the ball to miller who zipped across the goal line. In 1854, it became a part of the city of philadelphia. This store is not affiliated with, sponsored or endorsed by frankford yellow jackets football. This site is not affiliated with the frankford yellow jackets or the nfl. Beginning in 2000, philadelphia won their division six times, appeared in the postseason nine times, and made a trip to super bowl xxxix. Mac and his yellow jacket boats is the accumulated history of the yellow jacket boat company. Frankford yellow jackets black tshirt art history 101. Despite the teams amateur status, the yellow jackets steadily built a reputation as a regional powerhouse. The 1926 yellow jackets are the last nfl franchise to win a championship, and later go defunct.
Ignacio saturnino lou molinet was the first hispanic player in the nfl. Frankford was home to the frankford yellow jackets, one of the first nfl teams in america. You have the ability to pick from an assortment of product colors. Whether youre a current student, parent, player, fan or alumni, youll find over 500 products to customize from, including frankford yellow jackets tshirts, sweatshirts, all hats, all bags, and more. Although the yellow jackets were new to the nfl, the team was not a new face in the sport of football. Built along the banks of frankford creek, which flows into the delaware river, frankford grew for centuries and witnessed many of americas historical events and people. Reid served as the teams head coach for 14 seasons, the longest tenure of any coach in franchise history. He was a halfback with the 1927 frankford yellow jackets. Since art history 101 is located on frankford ave in the mayfair section of philadelphia we felt it was only right to pay homage to the frankford yellow jackets. The philadelphia eagles have always had an intriguing uniform combination in their 86year history, from the initial frankford yellow jackets uniforms to.
This site is maintained for research purposes only. Stats researched by frank fleming, all information, and team names are property of the national football league. What was the first nfl roster for the frankford yellow. This resulted in a string of ten consecutive losses, the worst losing streak in yellow jackets history. The phantom philly football championship of 1926 on top. Due to the popular demand of last years yellow jackets release we felt this was the perfect time to make a new version of the yellow jackets.
The frankford yellow jackets, part 1 3 was snapped, scott faded to pass as five frankford players followed haines into the end zone. This is the perfect item or gift for fans of vintage football, philadelphia or sports history. The history book pro football championships before the super bowl. But after more fires and neglect, the stadiums history came to an end when it was torn down in 1950. List of frankford yellow jackets players wikipedia. With pep talks, records, and yellow jackets lore, this lively, detailed book.
A large part of frankfords success was the teams ability to attract some of the best players of the era. The team improved on their previous output of 104, winning fourteen games. Search for your apparel store and shop for school uniforms and fan gear today. The jackets would go to on to finish the season 1412 and win the nfl championship. Frankford yellow jackets team encyclopedia profootball.
Frankford yellow jackets is located in frankford, pennsylvania. Frankford yellow jackets 104, green bay packers 75 7. Located in a small neighborhood called wissanoming at frankford avenue and devereaux street, it didnt have a long history. Yearbyyear coaching records team championships yellow jacket honor roll individual career hitting top 10 individual career pitching. Before professional football arrived in philly, a recreational outfit founded in 1899 known as the yellow jackets operated out of the citys frankford neighborhood. Yellowjacket or yellow jacket is the common name in north america for predatory social wasps of the genera vespula and dolichovespula. Kashatus philadelphia daily news december 21, 2000. Design colors may not be identical to that of official licensed merchandise. The frankford yellow jackets of the national football league ended the 1926 season with a record of 14 wins and 1 losses and 2 ties, finishing first in the nfl. Every book will be autographed by the author marty franz. In 1924, the nfl offered the yellow jackets a spot in the league, making them the first professional football team in philadelphia history. A year by year history of the teamocofrom 1933 to the present, with stats from each season individual profiles of more than 100 eagles playersocofrom swede hanson to donovan mcnabb a statistical chapter that provides all the eagles recordsocoa complete roster, and every draft pickwritten by pro. All logos used on this page were from chris creamers sports logos page.
A yearbyyear history, 19261965 describes the 1926 championship the first ever. Frankford stadium 19231931this small stadium was home to phillys first nfl team, the frankford yellow jackets. Frankford stadium, also known as yellow jacket field, was a football field in. Frankford stadium philadelphia, pennsylvania stadium. The frankford yellow jackets coached by punk berryman and playing in the northeastern part of philadelphia, noted for the subwayelevated transit line that terminates there were one of the nfls most active teams often playing two games a week due to city blue law that forced them to play their home games at frankford stadium on saturdays. Frankford, pennsylvania images of america series by. Story of the 1926 frankford yellow jackets winning the nfl championship, the giants vs knute rockne and his notre dame all stars, old giants programs and more. Frankford yellow jackets, frankford yellow jackets players, lists of players by national football league team, lists of american football players list of frankford yellowjackets players edit. Frankford yellow jackets american football database fandom. The greatest team of all time tournament wild card.356 188 1062 840 1439 402 1064 373 1117 1163 186 956 504 1266 42 653 1074 701 1075 459 884 771 349 1340 405 1217 1459 1216