Home > Notre Dame wins 1930 football title...
Click image to enlarge 694511
Show image list »

Notre Dame wins 1930 football title...

Item # 694511

December 09, 1930

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, December 9, 1930 

* Notre Dame officially become National Champions 
* Last season before Knute Rockne's death 
* Fighting Irish college football

The front page of the sport's section (page 25) has a one column heading: "IT'S NOTRE DAME HOUR TOMORROW IN CHICAGO LOOP" with subhead and related pictorial. (see) They had just beaten USC. This would also be the last championship for Knute Rockne prior to his death.
Complete with 38 pages, rag edition in nice condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.

wikipedia notes: The 1930 college football season saw Notre Dame repeat as national champion under the Dickinson system, and a post-season Rose Bowl matchup between two unbeaten (9-0-0) teams, Washington State and Alabama, ranked #2 and #3, respectively. Alabama won the Pasadena contest, 24-0.

Category: The 20th Century