Category: Dayton Triangles

Posts and excerpts related to the book I’m working on about the history of the Dayton Triangles American football team, 1916-29.

Dayton Triangles Championship Year: 1918

As I continue my research with the goal of writing a history of the Dayton Triangles football team, I’m struck by 1918. This year marks the 100th anniversary of the Triangles’ “championship year” that saw them acclaimed by consensus as the best team in the Ohio League. But it was also a strange, and in […]

Draft Excerpt: A Wild Finish

Many in attendance became excited and rushed onto the field. Police tried to restore order but were unable to do so. The game ended with the crowd still on the field.