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    Group portrait of Knute Rockne's famous backfield at Notre Dame, from left to right, Quarterback Frank Carideo, fullback Joe Savoldi, halfback Marchmont Schwartz, and halfback Marty Brill, South Bend, Ind., Nov. 12, 1930. Notre Dame was undefeated and all four were named All-Americans.
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    A quarterback throws the football just as he is being rushed by four other players, United States, 1920.
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    Quarterback Morley Drury and teammate of the University of Southern California Trojans football team discuss the play at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, Calif.
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    Frank Kinard, the offensive tackle of the University of Mississippi Rebels poses for a head shot at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium in Oxford, Miss.
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    American college football player Frank "Bruiser" Kinard, tackle for the University of Mississippi, in his All-America jersey, 1937. Kinard turned pro when he was drafted by the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1938. He played with the New York Yankees in the newly formed All-America Football Conference and was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1971.
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    A close-up portrait of Sam Baugh, a football player for the Washington Redskins.
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    Football player Sam Baugh of the Washington Redskins, wearing his helmet.
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    A portrait of one of the players on the Washington Redskins football team, with a black eye.
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    A close-up portrait of Redskin football player Turk Edwards, wearing a small cap.
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    A close-up portrait of a Redskin football player wearing a strip over his nose.
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    Portrait of the Chicago Bears' football player Harold "Red" Grange wearing a helmet and football jersey at the start of his first professional game against the Cardinals.
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    American footballer "Hinkey" Haines of the New York Football Giants wearing the latest design of protective headgear for football players.
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    Portrait of two American football players.
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