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Sph-M 333 - Sport in America: Hist Perspectv
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M333 Study Guide Harold Red Grange the most spectacular player of the era o running back at the university of Illinois o fans were thrilled by Grange s ability to elude tacklers for long o helped inaugurate the 67 000 seat memorial stadium in illinios o nickname the galloping ghost American Sports Star o traditional qualities embraced by Americans strong work ethic abstention from tobacco and drink a determination to overcome financial disadvantages gracious to his fans praise o millions would watch weekly newsreels being shown in motion picture theaters o Grange dropped out of college and on barnstorming tour where he would receive half of the gate receipts o broke the myth of amateur college sports o I m out to get the money and I don t care who knows it o played for George Hales bears attracted record attendance 250k o businessman radio television football commentator after his football career o Red Grange established the importance of big time college football in American popular culture Knute Rockne o 13 years at helm of fighting irish fabled football tradtion o grew national fan base for former students subway alumni dedicated fans who had neither attend the university nor set foot on the campus o he was the American dream US from Norway at 5 years old Played football track Chemistry degree o Notre Dame Open Play Amazes Army o assistant coach at ND taught freshman chemistry o fabricated story about Wabash o wanted to make ND the yale of the west o playing a national schedudle army and navy USC o 1918 accpeted position of head coach o 1919 9 0 o 1920 undefeated national champions o ended career with 5 national championships Glenn Pop Warner o most creative coach of the period innovative offense formations and plays design shoulder pads and helmets numbers on back of jerseys created youth football program in 1929 Construction of stadiums By 1920 s football was the driving financial force for athletic departments o attendance more than doubled o people were



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