Hamilton-Steinert Thanksgiving Facts & Figures

Thanksgiving Day Game

2017 game: 10:30 a.m. at Hamilton West (live videostream at www.wbcb1490.com).

2017 records: Steinert 5-4 (lost 3 straight), Hamilton 3-6 (lost 5 straight)

2017 players to watch: Steinert-Jordan Morrison, Xavier Thompson, Miles Smith, Jake Swindasz. Hamilton: Chris Charles, Hezekiah Patterson, Cire Peters, Rahmel Turner

Series: Hamilton leads, 34-23-1

Longest Hamilton win streak: 7 games (2002-08) 

Longest Steinert win streak: 4 games (1984-87) 

Current streak: Steinert 2 (Spartans win 14-13 last year)

Points scored: Hamilton, 1,013; Steinert, 710

Most points, one game: Hamilton 41 (41-22, 2008), Steinert 40 (40-22, 2011)
Most points in a loss: Hamilton 22 (40-22, 2011), Steinert 22 (41-22, 2008)

Largest Hamilton win: 40 points (40-0 in 1969)
Largest Steinert win:   32 points (38-6 in 1967)

40 or more points in game: Hamilton 2, Steinert 1
30 or more points in game: Hamilton 9, Steinert 2
20 or more points in game: Hamilton 25, Steinert 14

Shutouts: Hamilton 11 (last in 2014), Steinert 3 (last in 1992)
Consecutive shutouts: Hamilton (1979-80)

The Hornets good news: Hamilton’s long-awaited bleachers are installed and this marks their first home game of the season
The Hornets bad news: Hamilton has lost 4 straight Thanksgiving home games

Won-Lost by decade: 
1950s: Steinert 1-0
1960s: Hamilton 6-4
1970s: Hamilton 6-4
1980s: Hamilton 5-4-1
1990s: Hamilton 7-3
2000s: Hamilton 7-3
2010s: Steinert 4-3

About The Author

Rich Fisher has been around the Hamilton Township sports scene for so long that he actually got Rich Giallella’s autograph when Giallella was still a player! Proud product of Hamilton YMCA and Lou Gehrig baseball leagues and former teammate of Jim Maher on a very average Barton & Cooney rec basketball team, Fish graduated from Nottingham Junior High and Steinert High school and has covered township sports since 1980. His goal in life is to convince Maria Prato that Jersey tomatoes are at least 100 times better than California tomatoes.