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Poly and City

The Poly-City football rivalry is the oldest American football rivalry in Maryland and one of the oldest public school rivalries in the U.S.—predated by the rivalry between the Boston Latin School and the English High School of Boston. The rivalry began in 1889, when a team from Baltimore City College (City) met a team from the Baltimore Polytechnic Institute (Poly), and has continued annually. Despite City's initial dominance in the series, Poly leads in overall wins with the record standing at 62–54–6.

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Baltimore Polytechnic Institute - Poly and City - 1970s–Present
... Poly controlled the series throughout the 1970s, and well into the 1980s ... City lost a total of 17 consecutive games to Poly, before winning the 99th meeting between the two programs in 1987 ... Poly's dominance during this period is the longest winning streak in the series ...

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