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Exemplary Rockne & Grange Photos (2)

Exemplary Rockne & Grange Photos (2)

In terms of overall clarity, close-up image and evocative facial expressions, these Culver Pictures archive photos of Knute Rockne and Red Grange simply cannot be beat, much like those two guys themselves. The 8 x 10 of the Rock of Notre Dame has a 1920s-early 1930s shot of him on the gridiron with a goalpost fuzzed out in the distance, clad in a bulky sweater and checking out his Irishmen during a practice with a laser-like focus. This was one of the most recognizable faces in sports, and capable of making grown men melt into oatmeal if he looked at them with the slightest displeasure. 7 x 9 of the Galloping Ghost shows one of the other great faces of the ‘20s, in his Illinois jersey and battered leather helmet, his jaw like granite, his mouth in a semi-sneer and his eyes so intense they’re positively scary. Rockne photo is G-VG w/edge and corner damage and some paper loss at upper right and lower left corners. Grange photo is VG w/lesser bending damage on the same corners. But then, we suspect each of these guys would have liked their enduring images to have some battle scars.


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1999 CFL Grey Cup Trophy

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1969 Minnesota Vikings Championship Ring

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