Tag Archives: Rose Bowl

News Quiz, 1947: How Many Stories of the Year Do You Know?

Note: This is an encore post from 2005 and originally appeared on the 1947project. I think of it as a report card from the past. For the last few months, the 47P has explored stories that seemed important or unusual, … Continue reading

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Black L.A. 1947: Buddy Young — First African American to Score a Touchdown in the Rose Bowl

A 1947 Rose Bowl program, listed on EBay, with bids starting at $10.50.   Jan. 1, 1947: On the program’s cover, the players are white… … but the Sentinel’s sports section highlights five African Americans playing in the Rose Bowl: … Continue reading

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Jan. 14, 1958

Jayne Mansfield and Mickey Hargitay get married… (note that The Times used an AP photo)… will the Dodgers play at Wrigley Field? (no "Moon Shots" there, folks)… Sarah Churchill, daughter of a fellow named Sir Winston, gets popped for being … Continue reading

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Jan. 2, 1958

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Grid irony

Nov. 22, 1957Los Angeles

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Nov. 17, 1957

 

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