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Notre Dame wins 1930 football title...



Item # 575126

December 12, 1930

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, December 12, 1930 

* Notre Dame officially become National Champions 
* Last before Knute Rockne's death 
* Fighting Irish college football 

This 52 page newspaper has two small one column headlines on page 31: "RANKS FOOTBALL TEAMS" "Dr. Dickinson Gives Mid-West the Edge Over East in 7 Years"

Tells of the official Dickinson rating system which was used at the times that gave Notre Dame the National Championship. They had beaten USC a few days earlier. This would also be the last for Knute Rockne prior to his death.

Not the greatest headline here but it is what it is, a first report.

Other news of the day throughout. Rag edition in great condition.

wikipedia notes: The 1930 college football season saw Notre Dame repeat as national champion under the Dickinson system, and a post-season Rose Bowl matchup between two unbeaten (9-0-0) teams, Washington State and Alabama, ranked #2 and #3, respectively. Alabama won the Pasadena contest, 24-0.

Category: The 20th Century

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