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Knute Rockne's last collegiate game.....

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December 5, 1930

MEMPHIS EVENING APPEAL, Memphis, Tennessee, December 5, 1930

* Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs. USC Southern California Trojans
Last official collegiate game coached by Knute Rockne before death
* Notre Dame to repeat as National Champions after this game

This 32 page newspaper has pre-game reporting on the Notre Dame vs. USC football game which was the last collegiate game Knute Rockne would be a part of prior to his fatal airplane crash.

Page 23 has a two column heading that reads: "Fighting Irish Are Confident; Trojans Slip Away to Rest" with subhead: "Both Teams in Great Shape, and Terrific Battle Is Expected Tomorrow"

Not only was this Knute's Rockne's last collegiate game but it was the game that pushed Notre Dame over the top as National Champions for that year as well.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day are within the issue.

Light browning with with some margin chipping and irregular at the spine, otherwise good.

Category: The 20th Century

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