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Howard Cassady wins Heisman Trophy... Ohio State...



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November 30, 1955

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, November 30, 1955

* Howard 'Hopalong' Cassady wins Heisman Trophy
* NCAA college football
* Ohio State Buckeyes


The sport's section (page 34) has one column headline: "Heisman Trophy Goes to Cassady". This is 1st report coverage on Ohio State Buckeyes star running back, Howard 'Hopalong' Cassady, winning the Heisman Trophy.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, nice condition.

wikipedia notes: Victor Felix "Vic" Janowicz (February 26, 1930 – February 27, 1996) was an American football halfback in the National Football League for the Washington Redskins. He played college football at Ohio State University and was drafted in the seventh round of the 1952 NFL Draft. Janowicz was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1976.

Janowicz played college football at Ohio State University. A tailback in the single wing, he won the Heisman Trophy in 1950 as a junior. Woody Hayes, who coached Janowicz's senior year, said of him, "He was not only a great runner, but also passed, was a placekicker and punter, played safety on defense and was an outstanding blocker. Janowicz epitomized the 'triple-threat' football player."

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