Brothers Field Gridiron Game

Title:

Brothers Field Gridiron Game

Publisher:

Phillips Academy

Date:

1901

Description:

Brothers Field was named for the Knapp Brothers, George of the Class of 1854 and Arthur who taught at the Academy in 1863. George provided the money to purchase the land for the fields. A perfect example of why a football field is often referred to as a gridiron. It war once marked out in squares

Subject:

Phillips Academy -- Grounds

Phillips Academy -- Athletics

Collection :

History of the Academy

Tags :

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Citation :

"Brothers Field Gridiron Game," in NOBLE Digital Heritage, Item #16294, http://heritage.noblenet.org/items/show/16294 (accessed September 20, 2014).