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October181924
Adam Walsh and his two broken hands
Trying to outsmart the Cadets, Adam Walsh would end up with two broken hands.
Keywords: football, army, adam walsh, polo grounds, harry stuhldreher, jesse harper, knute rockne, elmer layden, four horsemen, seven mules, 7 mules
October191924
The Four Horsemen Get Their Name
Outlined against a blue-gray October sky, the Four Horsemen rode again...
Keywords: football, army, knute rockne, four horsemen, grantland rice, harry stuhldreher, don miller, elmer layden, jim crowley, polo grounds, baseball stadium
January11925
ND's First Bowl Game - The Rose Bowl
Following a multiweek trip out west, Rockne's undefeated team would play in their first (and only) Rose Bowl Game.
Keywords: football, stanford, rose bowl, bowl game, elmer layden, four horsemen, jim dent, monster of the midway, mvp, adam walsh, harry stuhldreher, national champions, charlie bach, mens basketball, basketball annex, knute rockne, glenn pop warner
December141930
New York Giants verse Rockne's All-Stars at the Polo Grounds
In what would be the last game Knute Rockne coached a Notre Dame team, his All-Stars played the New York Giants for charity.
Keywords: football, knute rockne, polo grounds, four horsemen, nfl, southern cal, seven mules, harry stuhldreher, jim crowley, elmer layden, don miller, adam walsh, joe bach, rip miller, noble kizer, ed hunsinger, jack chevigny, jack cannon, john law, tim moynihan, ted twomey, joe vezie, john gebert, jack elder, bucky oconnor, frank carideo, hunk anderson, glenn carberry
October61934
A loss to start the season under new coach Layden
With a new coach and a new season, Notre Dame would welcome alum Jack Chevigny and the Longhorns to South Bend.
Keywords: football, texas, hunk anderson, knute rockne, jesse harper, jim crowley, slip madigan, frank leahy, vince lombardi, charlie bachman, gus dorais, harry stuhldreher, harry mehre, frank thomas, tom lieb, noble kizer, jack chevigny, frank reese, rip miller, elmer layden, father ohara, joe kuharich, ed haggar, wayne millner, william shakespeare, andy pilney, wally fromhart, john young, george melinkovich, jack robinson, fred carideo, frank carideo, john michuta, bengal bouts, don elser, chicago physicians
November101934
The final loss on the season
Notre Dame would control the ball but be unable to score.
Keywords: football, navy, elmer layden, army, southern cal
November171934
A little trickeration for the win
In a play similar to "coach, we've got the wrong ball", Notre Dame would emerge victorious.
Keywords: football, northwestern, elmer layden, knute rockne, rey bonar, steve miller, hank pojman, andy pilney, george melinovich, william shakespeare
November241934
Shutting down the Cadets
In the annual Yankee Stadium game against Army, Notre Dame would win the third straight against the Cadets.
Keywords: football, army, william shakespeare, dom vairo, dan hanley, andy pilney, jack robinson, joe sullican, joe stancook, elmer layden, yankee stadium
December81934
Getting the other important win - Southern Cal
Elmer Layden would not show any favoritism and finally play his younger brother, in a victory of Southern Cal.
Keywords: football, southern cal, elmer layden, mike layden, george melinovich, hunk anderson, william shakespeare, wayne millner, joe sullivan
November21935
Game of the Century I - Ohio State
In the first Game of the Century, Notre Dame travels to Ohio State in a highly anticipated match up.
Keywords: football, ohio state, game of the century, knute rockne, elmer layden, four horsemen, andy pilney, william shakespeare, grantland rice, henry pojman, wayne millner
October171953
Senator JFK takes in a game
In the first year of his Senate seat, John F. Kennedy and his wife Jackie would enjoy a Notre Dame victory.
Keywords: football, john f kennedy, jfk, jackie kennedy, president, president kennedy, senator kennedy, frank leahy, knute rockne, george gipp, elmer layden
April132012
History of the Old Timers Game
The first guest post in the series: the history of the Old Timers game which would lead to the modern Blue-Gold game.
Keywords: football, blue gold game, old timers game, knute rockne, ara parseghian, world war ii, johnny obrien, win one for the gipper, four horsemen, elmer layden, johnny lujack, ralph guglielmi, bill early, paul hornung, coley obrien, jim seymour, terry hanratty, gus cifelli, johnny lattner, leon hart, pete duranko, paul hornung, monty stickles, red mack, paul snow, jack snow, dan shannon, dick lynch, nick pietrosante, sandy bonvechio, george izo, jim kelly, joe theismann, william shakespeare, don elster, scholastic