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Nile Kinnick and Iowa Hawkeyes...



Item # 585470

July 23, 1940

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 23, 1940

* Nile Kinnick All-star votes
* Iowa Hawkeyes - NCAA college football

This 40 page newspaper has small one column headings in the sport's section (page 25): "Kinnick Leads In Poll", "Iowa Halfback Has Most Votes for All-Star Eleven" See photo for brief text here.

Other news, sports and various advertisements of the day throughout. Nice 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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