The Story of the Dayton Triangles

Dayton Triangles: 1916



Manager: Gessler Home Field: Highland Park / Westwood Field
Coach: Nelson "Bud" Talbott Asst. Coach: Carl "Dutch" Thiele

Players Position Prior Team

Richard "Dick" Abrell RH Purdue University
Louis "Foose" Clark RG St. Mary's College
Craig RE
Crooks LG
Crosa RG
Harry Cutler RT
"Pie" Decker FB
Larry Dellinger LT St. Mary's College
Ernie Dugan RE Gym-Cadets
Lee Fenner LE sandlot
Haas LE
Ray Lingrel LH sandlot
McCorkle FB, HB Washington & Lee University
Mack RH
Alphonse H. Mahrt QB St. Mary's College
Arthur "Red" Murray LG
Reeves "Turk" Palmer FB, RE University of Cincinnati
Louis "Lou" Partlow LH West Carrollton Paper Mill
Louis Reese C, T sandlot
Norbert "Saxie" Sacksteder RH St. Mary's College
"Irish Demon" Sloan HB
Earl Stoecklein LT, RG
Sweningen C
Glenn Tidd RG sandlot
Williams RE
William Zile LE St. Mary's College
George "Babe" Zimmerman FB St. Mary's College



Attendance Date Opponent Score

10/01 Cincinnati Northerns 72-0
10/08 Wellston 67-0
10/15 Elyria Athletics 25-0
7000 10/22 @ Detroit Heralds 14-7
1500 10/29 Altoona Indians 33-0
2000 11/05 Pitcairn Quakers 7-3
11/12 @ Toledo Maroons 12-0
2500 11/19 Cincinnati Celts 6-0
11/26 @ Cincinnati 7-10
2000 11/30 Pitcairn Quakers 20-9

Won 9


Lost 1


Source:   The Sunday Game: At the Dawn of Professional Football, Keith McClellan, The University of Akron Press, 1998, page 422.
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