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Annapolis Football Team in 1894

Annapolis Football Team in 1894

Original caption: How Football Grew at Annapolis. Annapolis, Maryland: The midshipmen on this 1894 football team at the US Naval Academy at Annapolis were quite a mild-looking bunch, but they probably had their rough moments, as evidenced by the lad with the bandaged head at right, first row. This is the intramural team, which included five varsity men. The captain, J.M. Reeves, holding the ball, wears the first football helmet ever used in a game. Top row, left to right, Roscoe Spear; Lieutenant Commander Charles Webster, USN (retired.). Middle row, left to right, Clarence England; Leland James; Admiral Joseph M. Reeves, USN (retired), now in charge of the Lend-Lease Liaison Office, Office of the Secretary of the Navy; A.G. Cavanaugh; and G.E. Gelm. Front row, left to right, W. Pitt Scott; Winston Churchill, American novelist; and Captain Charles S. Bookwalter, USN (retired.) Iss
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Date Photographed:
1894
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36 MB - 2967px × 4309px • 9.00in. × 14.00in @ 300 ppi

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