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Possibly College footballs' biggest upset ?...
Item # 623060
November 27, 1926
EVENING HERALD, Los Angeles, November 27, 1926
* Carnegie Tech (Mellon) greatest football game
* Notre Dame Fighting Irish - NCAA football
* 1 of the greatest college upsets
* Knute Rockne skips game (mistake)
The front page has a five column headline: "Carnegie Trims Notre Dame, 19-0" with subhead. (see) The front page of the sport's section (inside) has a four column headline: "NOTRE DAME LOSES 19-0" with subheads. 1st report coverage on the huge upset of Notre Dame by Carnegie Tech. Knute Rockne decided to attend the Army-Navy game thinking his squad would easily handle Tech without him. This game is considered one the greatest upsets in college football history.
Also front page coverage of the Army-Navy game. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 pages, light toning, minor wear, generally nice.
Category: The 20th Century