FOOTBALL AT FENWAY
The Redskin's formidable defense
holds off the Cardinals, 9-0
October 28, 1934 ...
Breaking out in the second period for all their points, the Redskins beat a scrappy Cardinal team 9-0 at Fenway Park on a cold wind-swept field. Both teams put on a great show, but in the end the Redskins' defense was the difference in the game. In the
second period, Doug Wycoff intercepted Homer Griffith's pass who speared the ball on the Cardinal 48-yard line and breezed his way down to the 13. The Cardinals held two rushes down to the six and then a pass for a yard. Fourth down and the Redskins decided to try a field
goal. With Cliff Battles holding, Steve Houkuf put it through from the 25. Back and forth was the battle from that point until, with the ball on the Cardinal 32-yd line, Hokuff passed a ball down the alley to the ex-Northwestern All American, Pug Rentner who caught the ball
alone, on the one yard line, and easily stepped over for the score. The Redskins and the Cardinals held each other in check for the rest of the game, but it wasn't an easy victory.