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Nile Kinnick named All "Big Ten"...



Item # 585743

December 17, 1939

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Detroit, Michigan, December 17, 1939

* Nile Kinnick "Player of the year" BIG TEN
* Iowa Hawkeyes - NCAA college football


This 40+ page newspaper has one column headlines on page two of the sport's section: "Kinnick Selected for Big 10 Award" and "Voted Most Valuable Player in Loop". See images for text. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout. Minor margin wear, otherwise 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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