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Today's Tidbit... Better Left in the Dark
I've written about the emergence of football played under artificial light here and how the 1930s provided football's ugliest uniforms here. Today, those topics come together due to BYU's fateful decision to install lights before the 1940 season.
BYU's 1941 yearbook tells us the Cougars "zipped through the opening games of their schedule in their classy orange and blue uniforms." Who knew BYU once wore orange uniforms? More important, while they might have considered the uniforms classy, our eyes tell us they were ugly in the light of day or night.
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