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Nile Kinnick named All "Big Ten"...

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November 28, 1939

THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, November 28, 1939 

* Nile Kinnick "All Conference" 1st choice 
* Iowa Hawkeyes - NCAA college football 
* James A. Naismith death (1st report)

This 18 page newspaper has a two column headline on page 14: "Nile Kinnick Is Unanimous Choice on All-Big Ten Team" (See images for text here). Also a 1st report on the death of basketball inventor, James Naismith on the same page.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout. Minor spine wear, otherwise very 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