Wednesday, December 31, 2008

Rose Bowl ticket seekers (1951)

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Rose Bowl ticket seekers, in December 1951. The fellows in this photo rock a badass mix of casual and formal (note wingtips with rolled up jeans, righteous pea coats and leather jackets, etc.) The first national television audience for a college football game saw Illinois clobber Stanford 40-7 in the Grandaddy of Them All (TM) (C) (R) etc

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