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When Oberlin was king of the gridiron : the Heisman years

Author: Nat Brandt
Publisher: Oberlin, Ohio : Oberlin College ; Kent, Ohio : Distributed by the Kent State University Press, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A young law graduate of the University of Pennsylvania assumed the unpaid position as coach of Oberlin College's football squad in October 1892. By registering for classes as a postgraduate, he simultaneously coached and played for Oberlin's team for three years, leading his team to an undefeated first season. This "bespectacled, stoop-shouldered" young man, as he was described by one player who saw him on his
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Genre/Form: History
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Brandt, Nat.
When Oberlin was king of the gridiron.
Oberlin, Ohio : Oberlin College ; Kent, Ohio : Distributed by the Kent State University Press, ©2001
(OCoLC)606484392
Named Person: John W Heisman; John W Heisman
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nat Brandt
ISBN: 0873386841 9780873386845
OCLC Number: 44573346
Description: xii, 230 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Nat Brandt.

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