Lot # 42: Team Signed 1942 Purdue Program - National Champs!

Category: Autographs

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Item was in Auction "Ohio Stadium Auction",
which ran from 1/3/2022 12:00 PM to
1/15/2022 8:00 PM



Team Signed Game Program from the 1942 Purdue game on October 17, 1942. Led by legendary head coach Paul Brown, Ohio State shutout Purdue, 26-0, in front of 45,943 fans. The Buckeyes collected 22 first downs, while Purdue managed just one.  Gene Fekete rushed for a team-high 122 yards on 25 carries and two touchdowns. The Buckeyes went on to a 9-1 record and claimed the school's first ever National Championship. This program is signed by 19 players and coaches in a thin black felt-tip marker on the cover.  Signatures include assistant coaches Tippy Dye and Campbell Graf, All-Americans Cecil Souders, Bill Willis, Bob Shaw, Chuck Csuri, and Gene Fekete, and several of their teammates. 

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