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Minnesota Golden Gophers... 1940 National champs....

Item # 601828

December 03, 1940

THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 3, 1940

* Minnesota Golden Gophers
* National champions (1st report)
* NCAA college football

This 52 page newspaper has one column headlines in the sport's section (page 35) that include: "MINNESOTA RATED TOP TEAM OF 1940", "Gophers Finish First in Final Associated Press Poll of Football Writers", "Stanford Is Runner-Up" and more with standings (see images). 1st report coverage on the Minnesota Golden Gophers officially being named national champions of college football by the associated press.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout. Complete, rage edition in great condition.

Category: The 20th Century