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The 1942 Season Through The Words Of The Past, 9/26/1942

Matt Gutridge's picture
September 26, 2017 at 7:06am

2017 is the 75th anniversary of Ohio State's first national championship season. To honor the achievement, this series will post articles from the Columbus Citizen Journal on the day they ran in 1942.

Amazingly, the Columbus Citizen Journal did not have any gamed day features or previews for Ohio State's game against Ft. Knox. The only inkling to give a reader notice that the game was being played was an ad for U.S. Stamps and Bonds.

All of the game articles ran on the 27th. Instead of just giving you the War Bonds ad, you will find pictures from the game below. Think of this as an early glimpse of the game highlights.

Tomorrow, just like in 1942, you will get the game recaps.

George Frekete
George Frekete opened an afternoon of free scoring by plunging over for Ohio State's first touchdown after three minutes and 24 seconds of play.


Les Horvath
Les Horvath scoring Ohio State's second touchdown of the game in the first quarter.


Tommy James
Tommy James here plunged to the 1-yard line in leading up to one of Oho State's touchdowns in the third quarter. James is one of Coach Paul Brown's proteges from Massillon High regarded as brilliant.


Cyril Lipaj
Cyril Lipaj topped an afternoon of scoring by punching over the ninth touchdown of the game with only 13 seconds left.
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