Play Video
1
NY
NY's Gotham City Cheerleaders | Bruno Mars "Treasure" | Super Bowl Week
::2014/01/13::
Play Video
2
Gotham protects his food
Gotham protects his food
::2012/08/03::
Play Video
3
Star of Texas Bowl 2012: Gotham Girls Roller Derby v Bay Area Derby Girls
Star of Texas Bowl 2012: Gotham Girls Roller Derby v Bay Area Derby Girls
::2013/07/25::
Play Video
4
Star of Texas Bowl 2012: Windy City Rollers v Gotham Girls Roller Derby
Star of Texas Bowl 2012: Windy City Rollers v Gotham Girls Roller Derby
::2013/07/25::
Play Video
5
Ny/NJ Super Bowl Host Committee Party "sound check " Gotham
Ny/NJ Super Bowl Host Committee Party "sound check " Gotham
::2014/02/12::
Play Video
6
► Bear Stalker: Gotham City Impostors Weapon Guide Ep. #1 by ABowloFruit
► Bear Stalker: Gotham City Impostors Weapon Guide Ep. #1 by ABowloFruit
::2012/03/03::
Play Video
7
The Pre-Super Bowl Event at FB Gotham in Lower Manhattan covered by The D.P.T.V. Networks
The Pre-Super Bowl Event at FB Gotham in Lower Manhattan covered by The D.P.T.V. Networks
::2014/02/03::
Play Video
8
January 31st. Pre-Super Bowl Event at FB Gotham in Lower Manhattan XLVIII
January 31st. Pre-Super Bowl Event at FB Gotham in Lower Manhattan XLVIII
::2014/02/03::
Play Video
9
The Dark Knight Rises - Bane Destroys Gotham + Stadium Anthem (HD) IMAX
The Dark Knight Rises - Bane Destroys Gotham + Stadium Anthem (HD) IMAX
::2012/11/18::
Play Video
10
Gotham City Impostors Weapon | The Shredder |  Ep. #5 by ABowloFruit
Gotham City Impostors Weapon | The Shredder | Ep. #5 by ABowloFruit
::2012/09/21::
Play Video
11
(Bounty Hunter) Gotham City Impostors DLC - East End, Boarding Part, Conch, and more!
(Bounty Hunter) Gotham City Impostors DLC - East End, Boarding Part, Conch, and more!
::2012/04/28::
Play Video
12
► Deep Freezer: Gotham City Impostors Weapon Guide Ep. #3 by ABowloFruit
► Deep Freezer: Gotham City Impostors Weapon Guide Ep. #3 by ABowloFruit
::2012/03/24::
Play Video
13
(29-1) Witch Doctor | 21 Kill Streak | Gotham City Impostors Steamy Punk DLC Talk
(29-1) Witch Doctor | 21 Kill Streak | Gotham City Impostors Steamy Punk DLC Talk
::2012/05/19::
Play Video
14
► Witch Doctor: Gotham City Impostors Weapon Guide Ep. #4 by ABowloFruit
► Witch Doctor: Gotham City Impostors Weapon Guide Ep. #4 by ABowloFruit
::2012/06/19::
Play Video
15
YOU Requested... Chaperone | Gotham City Impostors | Ep.1
YOU Requested... Chaperone | Gotham City Impostors | Ep.1
::2012/05/15::
Play Video
16
BEST PLAYERS IN THE WORLD! ... Or Are We? | Gotham City Impostors Gameplay Commentary
BEST PLAYERS IN THE WORLD! ... Or Are We? | Gotham City Impostors Gameplay Commentary
::2012/10/22::
Play Video
17
Gold Persuader and Accepting Promotion (Dubstep Included) Gotham City Impostors
Gold Persuader and Accepting Promotion (Dubstep Included) Gotham City Impostors
::2012/05/05::
Play Video
18
YouTube "Community" | Gotham City Impostors w/ Partisan (33-2) | Gameplay/Commentary
YouTube "Community" | Gotham City Impostors w/ Partisan (33-2) | Gameplay/Commentary
::2012/08/08::
Play Video
19
48-10 Gotham City Impostors : Prom BROMANCE (Gatekeeper, Psych Warfare)
48-10 Gotham City Impostors : Prom BROMANCE (Gatekeeper, Psych Warfare)
::2012/04/14::
Play Video
20
Gotham City Impostors (13-4) 300 Subs... thank you!! :] (Fumigation)
Gotham City Impostors (13-4) 300 Subs... thank you!! :] (Fumigation)
::2012/04/07::
Play Video
21
► Persuader: Gotham City Impostors Weapon Guide Ep. #2 (ft. Vigor Chug) by ABowloFruit
► Persuader: Gotham City Impostors Weapon Guide Ep. #2 (ft. Vigor Chug) by ABowloFruit
::2012/03/17::
Play Video
22
Gotham City Impostors (59-14) w/ Falcon Blade - Hunger Games Review-ish?
Gotham City Impostors (59-14) w/ Falcon Blade - Hunger Games Review-ish?
::2012/03/31::
Play Video
23
Teamwork : Gotham City Impostors Gameplay (Motivator)
Teamwork : Gotham City Impostors Gameplay (Motivator)
::2011/12/29::
Play Video
24
Glass half full, or half empty? | Gotham City Impostors Gameplay/Commentary
Glass half full, or half empty? | Gotham City Impostors Gameplay/Commentary
::2012/09/24::
Play Video
25
Help Aaerios! | New Gotham City Impostors DLC | Arkham Asylum Electric Gun, and Jetpacks!! (23-4)
Help Aaerios! | New Gotham City Impostors DLC | Arkham Asylum Electric Gun, and Jetpacks!! (23-4)
::2012/05/08::
Play Video
26
[HOW-TO] Install 1Channel addon to XBMC Gotham (13) [05/2014]
[HOW-TO] Install 1Channel addon to XBMC Gotham (13) [05/2014]
::2014/05/11::
Play Video
27
Chrysler Commercial - "It
Chrysler Commercial - "It's Halftime in America, Gotham City" - Clint Eastwood
::2012/02/05::
Play Video
28
High Scoring Bounty Hunter Loadout! | Black Ops 2 Reveal! | Gotham City Impostors
High Scoring Bounty Hunter Loadout! | Black Ops 2 Reveal! | Gotham City Impostors
::2012/05/01::
Play Video
29
Gotham City Impostors (26-4) : Channel Update (Gatekeeper Xbox 360)
Gotham City Impostors (26-4) : Channel Update (Gatekeeper Xbox 360)
::2012/04/03::
Play Video
30
(36-2) Gotham City Impostors Review :: Peter Tebow, New Upload Schedule - Gameplay/Commentary
(36-2) Gotham City Impostors Review :: Peter Tebow, New Upload Schedule - Gameplay/Commentary
::2012/02/14::
Play Video
31
What is a "No Life?" | Gotham City Impostors | (26-3) Gameplay/Commentary
What is a "No Life?" | Gotham City Impostors | (26-3) Gameplay/Commentary
::2012/06/06::
Play Video
32
First Look at GOTHAM Batman TV Show & More! (Nerdist News w/ Jessica Chobot)
First Look at GOTHAM Batman TV Show & More! (Nerdist News w/ Jessica Chobot)
::2014/05/06::
Play Video
33
24 Kill Streak: 300th Subscriber Special - Q&A Video! Gotham City Impostors - Thank you!
24 Kill Streak: 300th Subscriber Special - Q&A Video! Gotham City Impostors - Thank you!
::2012/04/10::
Play Video
34
Gotham Girls All Stars 2014 - Turn Down for What? - Gotham Girls Roller Derby
Gotham Girls All Stars 2014 - Turn Down for What? - Gotham Girls Roller Derby
::2014/09/02::
Play Video
35
JABB - S4 J1 - Les Branques qui Gnôlent VS Gotham Crime City
JABB - S4 J1 - Les Branques qui Gnôlent VS Gotham Crime City
::2014/04/27::
Play Video
36
Gotham - Trailer #1 - IGN Rewind Theater
Gotham - Trailer #1 - IGN Rewind Theater
::2014/05/14::
Play Video
37
Future of Gotham City Impostors l The Game and My Channel
Future of Gotham City Impostors l The Game and My Channel
::2012/12/17::
Play Video
38
Have Fun in Gotham City Impostors! Dual Motivator :: New Layout and Series in the Works!
Have Fun in Gotham City Impostors! Dual Motivator :: New Layout and Series in the Works!
::2012/01/23::
Play Video
39
Fruit Got Hacked!? First Actual Gotham City Impostors Gameplay (16-2)
Fruit Got Hacked!? First Actual Gotham City Impostors Gameplay (16-2)
::2012/02/08::
Play Video
40
TIME | Gotham City Impostors | Team Deathmatch (28-5)
TIME | Gotham City Impostors | Team Deathmatch (28-5)
::2012/07/19::
Play Video
41
Evilicious - 2011 Interview - Gotham Girls Roller Derby
Evilicious - 2011 Interview - Gotham Girls Roller Derby
::2012/02/19::
Play Video
42
Gotham City Impostors Weapon Guide | Bombardier | Ep. #6 ft. GamingWithMack
Gotham City Impostors Weapon Guide | Bombardier | Ep. #6 ft. GamingWithMack
::2012/09/22::
Play Video
43
One Man Train...ish : Gotham City Impostors Beta Giveaway! Commentary (X360 Beta)
One Man Train...ish : Gotham City Impostors Beta Giveaway! Commentary (X360 Beta)
::2012/01/30::
Play Video
44
YOU Decide the Gameplay! | 50-10 Deficit | Gotham City Impostors (18-4 - New Series)
YOU Decide the Gameplay! | 50-10 Deficit | Gotham City Impostors (18-4 - New Series)
::2012/05/12::
Play Video
45
GOTHAM : SDCC : Lil Wayne (Bruce Wayne) at Comic Con 2014
GOTHAM : SDCC : Lil Wayne (Bruce Wayne) at Comic Con 2014
::2014/08/07::
Play Video
46
Super Bowl Mix - Rehearsal
Super Bowl Mix - Rehearsal
::2014/08/03::
Play Video
47
Gotham High Trailer - The Dark Knight Prequel Parody
Gotham High Trailer - The Dark Knight Prequel Parody
::2012/11/21::
Play Video
48
Detective Harvey Bullock | GOTHAM
Detective Harvey Bullock | GOTHAM
::2014/09/11::
Play Video
49
Batkid Saves San Francisco Gotham City - Leukimia kid Dream come true! AMAZING
Batkid Saves San Francisco Gotham City - Leukimia kid Dream come true! AMAZING
::2013/11/15::
Play Video
50
Gotham City Impostors Live Commentary Ep.2 #1
Gotham City Impostors Live Commentary Ep.2 #1
::2011/12/24::
NEXT >>
RESULTS [51 .. 101]
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

The Gotham Bowl was a post-season college football bowl game that was played in New York City, United States, in 1961 and 1962.[1] The game was initially created as a fund raising attempt for the March of Dimes.

The game was not a success financially: the two games that were played both lost money as few fans were willing to sit through the cold December New York weather. Plus, as it was essentially a charity game, it had little financial capital on which it could survive.

1960[edit]

In what was supposed to be the game's inaugural year, the bowl hoped to invite Syracuse, but no invitation was extended when Syracuse announced immediately after its season ended that it would not accept any post-season offers. An Army-Air Force matchup fell through, so the bowl extended an offer to Oregon State. Holy Cross and Colorado turned down invitations after bowl officials mishandled the invitation process, leaving Oregon State with no opponent, forcing the bowl to postpone for another year.[2]

1961[edit]

The following year, the Gotham Bowl managed to find two teams to play, Baylor and Utah State, for the game at the Polo Grounds. Baylor won, 24-9, in front of a sparse crowd of 15,123. (It would be the next-to-last college football game played at the Polo Grounds; Army would defeat Syracuse, 9-2, in front of 29,500 on September 29, 1962.)

1962[edit]

The 1962 edition of the Gotham Bowl, played in Yankee Stadium, was particularly tormented with poor planning and bad luck. The Miami Hurricanes were invited, but no opponent could be found. Finally, on December 4, 1962, just eleven days before the game, the Gotham Bowl invited Nebraska, which had just finished an 8-2 season. However, the day before the contest, the pilot of the Cornhuskers' team plane refused to leave the Lincoln airport until the bowl's check for expenditures cleared, which it did. (Miami made a similar demand and received their $30,000 expense check up front.)

In addition, the 1962-63 New York City newspaper strike began on December 8 and showed little sign of resolution, all but assuring that the Gotham Bowl would receive virtually no coverage in its own city. The contest was, however, aired on national television by ABC's Wide World of Sports.

The weather didn't cooperate, either. A damp, 14-degree day limited the official attendance to just 6,166 (plus 5,000 tickets given away). Perhaps a few thousand stalwarts were actually in the stands at kickoff.

The game itself was a thriller: Nebraska edged Miami, 36-34, despite an MVP performance by Miami (and future professional) quarterback George Mira, who passed for 321 yards and a pair of touchdowns. [3] (It was the Cornhuskers' first trip to the Big Apple in four decades, after beating Rutgers at the Polo Grounds 28-0 in 1920. Nebraska hasn't played a game in New York City proper since, although they have since played in the Kickoff Classic in suburban New Jersey.)

The poor attendance ensured the 1962 Gotham Bowl would be the last one played.

Game results[edit]

Date Winning Team Losing Team Location
1960 Oregon State was invited to play, but no opponent was found.[4]
December 9, 1961 Baylor 24 Utah State 9 New York, New York
December 15, 1962 Nebraska 36 Miami 34 The Bronx, New York

Pinstripe Bowl in 2010[edit]

Main article: Pinstripe Bowl

On September 30, 2009, a new bowl game to be played in Yankee Stadium in 2010 was announced at a press conference in New York. The game was set to feature the third- or fourth-place finisher in the Big East against the seventh-place team in the Big 12, according to BCS rules. If the Big 12 could not submit a team meeting the guidelines, Notre Dame agreed to step in. The game was to be played between Christmas Day and New Year's Day.[5]

The name for the contest was revealed on March 9, 2010 as the Pinstripe Bowl. The leagues and the New York Yankees created a four-year agreement, running through the 2013 season. The payout to each team was set at about two million dollars.[6]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

General
  • Fitzgerald, Francis and Tagge, Jerry. "Devaney--A Dynasty Remembered" (1994). New York; Athlon.
In-line citations
  1. ^ Foldesy, Jody. "Bowls burgeon as big business", The Washington Times. December 21, 1997. Page A1.
  2. ^ "Gotham Bowl Inaugural Off". Eugene Register-Guard. Dec 1, 1960. Retrieved 26 May 2012. 
  3. ^ http://www.mmbolding.com/bowls/Gotham_1962.htm
  4. ^ "Oregon State Bowl History". Retrieved 2007-08-16. 
  5. ^ Ackert, Kristie (September 30, 2009). "Yankees announce four-year deal to host bowl game at Yankee Stadium". Daily News (New York). 
  6. ^ http://www.journalinquirer.com/articles/2009/10/02/sports/doc4ac4b647ddf53752368041.txt
Wikipedia content is licensed under the GFDL License
Powered by YouTube
LEGAL
  • Mashpedia © 2014