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Nile Kinnick wins 1939 Heisman Trophy...

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December 07, 1939

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, December 7, 1939 

* Nile Kinnick wins Heisman Trophy (1st report) 
* Iowa Hawkeyes - NCAA college football

The front page of section 3 (sports pg. 27) has a one column heading: "Kinnick Gets real Workout Signing Name" (see)
Complete with 40 pages, rag edition in great condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.

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