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.

Frank Hinkey 1900

Post-Yale Biography of Frank Hinkey

John Greenway aNd frank hinkey

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1891 Yale Football team

 Check out Photo Album for more photos.