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Knute Rockne named Notre Dame coach...



Item # 676628

February 21, 1918

NEW YORK TIMES, February 21, 1918  Here is a terrific report for any Notre Dame fan. A small one column headlines near the bottom of page 12 announces: "NEW NOTRE DAME COACH" "Rockne Appointed to Succeed Harper as Athletic Director" which tells of the hiring of Knute Rockne as the new coach for the Fighting Irish. Rockne would put Notre Dame on the map as a football powerhouse.
Searches in other newspapers for this report were unsuccessful, giving us reason to believe the Times was one of just a few newspapers to report this event.
The complete 22 page issue, tiny binding holes at the blank spine margin, address inked in an upper corner, nice condition.

Item from Catalog 303 (released for February, 2021)...

Category: The 20th Century