This site is a virtual museum dedicated to 4x All-American Frank Hinkey and the 1890s Yale football teams. During Hinkey's four year reign as left end for the Bulldogs Yale had a 52-1 record, outscoring their opponents 1,730 to 25. He was later named on countless All-Time All-American teams with many considering him the greatest football player of the 19th century.
Here you will find an in-depth biography along with unique sports memorabilia and photographs, many once belonging to Hinkey and/or his teammates. This site is regularly updated as new information is discovered. A special thanks to the Hinkey family, Eleanor McCree and Will Conroy. Without their support and advice this site wouldn't be possible.
Last Updated: December 12, 2018 - New Page! 1890 Andover vs Exeter Football game with memorabilia. Find it under"The Games" . Also added a bunch of newspapers photos under "Photo Album". Posted new photos under the 1891 Yale-Harvard game.