In an age in which teams swap alternate uniforms as easily as a pair of socks, it seems odd that football teams once wore the same uniform game after game, home and away. You wore your team colors regardless of who you played and what they wore. That's just the way it was.
great stuff! another great read! i will always love the story of the sneakers game in 1934 at the polo grounds when they went to the gymnasium of manhattan college at halftime to get sneakers! Ed Danowski and Harry Newman the Quarterbacks! HOFers Mel Hein, Morris "Red" Bagro, Ken Strong, Ray Flaherty
It should be spelled "Nile Kinnick"?
The shoulders of the green uniforms look bright white to me. I think the change was made to make the pass receivers more visible to the passer. It was November, and it can get a little bit dark late in the game. A clip from this game is shown on the video board at each Iowa home game while the audio of Kinnick's Heisman acceptance speech is played, just before the National Anthem.
Loved this. Great research and even video examples.