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Nile Kinnick wins award...
Item # 585123
January 14, 1940
THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 14, 1940
* Nile Kinnick receives All-America award
* Iowa Hawkeyes - NCAA college football
This 100+ page Sunday newspaper has small one column headings on page 4 of the sport's section: "Kinnick, Iowa, Honored", "Receives All-America Board's Captain's Cup Here". See photo for text here. 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