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Nile Kinnick named All "Big Ten"...

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November 28, 1939

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Springfield, Massachusetts, November 28, 1939

* Nile Kinnick "All Conference" 1st choice
* Iowa Hawkeyes - NCAA college football

This 28 page newspaper has two column headlines in the sport's section (page 35): "Kinnick Outstanding Grid Star in Western Conference", "Iowa Back Only Unanimous Selection of Coaches as They Name All-Star Eleven". See images for text here.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout. minor 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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