Welcome to the only virtual museum devoted to 4x All-American Frank Hinkey and the 1890s Yale football teams. During Frank 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 Mr.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: November 2, 2019- Check out 'The Vault' for Frank Hinkey's Delta of Sigma Psi fraternity pin from DeVeaux Military School.
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Check out our other virtual museum of 19th century University of Pennsylvania football at www.vintagepenna.com