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Nile Kinnick visits boy in hospital...

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December 10, 1939

THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 10, 1939

* Nile Kinnick visits high school athlete in hospital
* Iowa Hawkeyes - NCAA college football

This 125+ page Sunday newspaper has small one column headings on page 40: "Visits Injured Player" and "Kinnick, Iowa Star, Calls on Boy Who Lost  Leg". See photo for text.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout. Rag edition in great 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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