Lot # 30: 1915 "Across the Field" Sheet Music

Category: Memorabilia

Starting Bid: $85.00

Bids: 9 (Bid History)

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Item was in Auction "Ohio Field Auction",
which ran from 8/11/2021 12:00 PM to
8/28/2021 8:00 PM

Original 1915 "Across the Field" Sheet Music by William A. Dougherty and published by Melrose Bros. Music Co. Inc. out of Chicago, Illinois. Noted at the top of the song page, it says "Dedicated to John W. Wilce", who was the Buckeyes head football coach at the time.  The song first appeared before the October 16, 1915, game against Illinois. The song is still a staple for The Pride of the Buckeyes as they come out of the tunnel before each home game. Booklet has a rip at the top and bottom, and has a small piece completely torn away on the top left of the back cover (shown in third picture). This sheet music measures 9.25" x 13.25" and would look beautiful framed in any Buckeye Room.

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