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(5) 1920-1931 Notre Dame Publications With Rockne and Gipp Content

Lot Number 340

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”Touchdown Jesus” has his arms raised high for this lot of vintage Notre Dame publications. Includes: (3) Yearbooks leather-bound editions of The Dome from 1920, 1921 and 1922. All are minimally (EX) with covers/pages intact; content includes details of Rockne-led football squads. Included is an original action photo of George Gipp taken less than two months before his untimely death; 1921 Seasons Review soft cover guide produced and signed by members of the booster club; Rockne Memorial 1931 soft cover tribute to the felled coach.

The original George Gipp photograph is a 5-1/4 x 3-3/8" sepia-toned likeness of Gipp in action during the October 16, 1920 game vs. Nebraska. A vintage handwritten notation reads: "Gipp spikes a tackler - Nebraska game - 10/16/20." Gipp passed away less than two months later.

Also included is a hardcover copy of Notre Dame’s Greatest Coaches (1993, Simon & Schuster, New York). Book is (NM-MT) with dust jacket.

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