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Amos Alonzo Stagg forced to quit because of age...
Item # 626387
October 14, 1932
THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 14, 1932
* Amos Alonzo Stagg forced to quit
* University of Chicago football coach
The sport's section (page 25) has a banner headline: "Age Rule Force Stagg to Quit Post at Chicago at End of the College Year" with subheads that include: "Stagg Is Retired As Chicago Coach" "University Invikes Age Rule of 70 to Relieve Him of All Active Duties" "Veteran's 40-Year Tenure Ends--Protesting Action, He May Decline a New Post". Detailed report, plus much about his career as a coach and an athlete. Includes a one column close-up photo of Stagg. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice condition.
Category: The 20th Century