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Nile Kinnick wins 1939 Heisman Trophy...

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December 7, 1939

THE BOSTON POST, Massachusetts, December 7, 1939 

* Nile Kinnick wins Heisman Trophy (1st report) 
* Iowa Hawkeyes 
* NCAA college football

This 26 page newspaper has one column headings on page 18: "KINNICK GIVEN HEISMAN AWARD"
"Iowa Star Voted Leading Player for 1939"

with brief text (see photos).

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout. Little margin wear, otherwise in good condition.

wikipedia notes: Nile Clarke Kinnick, Jr. (July 9, 1918 – June 2, 1943) was a student and a college football player at the University of Iowa. He won the 1939 Heisman Trophy and was a consensus All-American. He died during a training flight while serving as a U.S Navy aviator in World War II. Kinnick was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1951, and the University of Iowa renamed its football stadium "Kinnick Stadium" in his honor in 1972.

Category: The 20th Century

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