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1889 Michigan Wolverines football team

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Conference  Independent
Head coach  no coach
Home stadium  Ann Arbor Fairgrounds
1889 record  1–2
Captain  Edgar W. McPherran
1889 Michigan Wolverines football team

The 1889 Michigan Wolverines football team represented the University of Michigan in the 1889 college football season. The Wolverines played their home games at Ann Arbor Fairgrounds.


Varsity letter winners

  • Howard Abbott, Minneapolis, Minnesota - quarterback
  • William D. Ball, Ann Arbor, Michigan - substitute
  • Benjamin J. Boutwell, Hillsdale, Michigan - center
  • James E. Duffy, Ann Arbor, Michigan - left halfback
  • Stephen Clifton Glidden, Glanville, Illinois - right end
  • George Malcolm Hull, Ypsilanti, Michigan - left guard
  • Edgar Withrow McPherran, Marquette, Michigan - right halfback
  • William C. Malley, Chicago, Illinois - right tackle
  • Horace Prettyman, Bryan, Ohio - left tackle
  • Horace Burton Strait, Jr., Shakopee, Minnesota - left end
  • John R. Sutton, Hillsdale, Michigan - substitute at left tackle
  • David W. Trainer, Jr., Thurlow, Pennsylvania - right guard
  • James Van Inwagen, Chicago, Illinois - fullback
  • Others

  • Archibald Warren Diack
  • Frank Burton Graves
  • Harry Samuel Haines
  • William W. Harless, Chicago, Illinois - rusher
  • Metcalfe Bradley Hatch
  • Harry Dwight Smith - quarterback
  • Clark J. Sutherland, Oxford, Michigan
  • Horace T. Van Deventer, Knoxville, Tennessee - substitute
  • Coaching staff

  • Coach: no coach
  • Captain: Edgar W. McPherran
  • Manager: Thomas L. Wilkinson
  • References

    1889 Michigan Wolverines football team Wikipedia

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