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Nile Kinnick named "All American"...

Item # 585491

November 30, 1939

THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 30, 1939

* Nile Kinnick "All American" team choice
* Iowa Hawkeyes - NCAA college football
* Maxwell Award trophy

This 44 page newspaper has one column headlines in the sport's section (page 26): "ALL-AMERICA POST IS WON BY KINNICK" and "Iowa Back Draws 577 Votes for 1939 Eleven Selected in United Press Poll" with ballot results.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout. Light browning, otherwise nice 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