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" There has been much football literature, but it is doubtful if the game has inspired a finer ballad than that produced by one of the University's poets, Horace Spencer Fiske. It is a part of the athletic history of the institution. The first stanza and... "
Chicago in picture and poetry - Page 73
by Horace Spencer Fiske - 1903 - 187 pages
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The athlete's garland: a collection of verse of sport and pastime

Poetry - 1905 - 245 pages
...better than them all, I say, The lady golfers of to-day. BALLAD OF THE PIGSKIN. (TO AA STAGG.) WHEN the crowd has cheered the hostile teams and the band...kick-off and the tackle and the suddenfooted punt, And the stillness of the players on a down; And the plunging and the lunging in the swaying battle's...
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A History of the University of Chicago

Thomas Wakefield Goodspeed - Education - 1916 - 522 pages
...part of the athletic history of the institution. The first stanza and refrain are here given: When the crowd has cheered the hostile teams and the band...kick-off and the tackle and the sudden-footed punt, And the stillness of the players on a down ; And the plunging and the lunging in the swaying battle's...
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A History of the University of Chicago, Founded by John D. Rockefeller: The ...

Thomas Wakefield Goodspeed - Education - 1972 - 522 pages
...part of the athletic history of the institution. The first stanza and refrain are here given: When the crowd has cheered the hostile teams and the band...kick-off and the tackle and the sudden-footed punt, And the stillness of the players on a down; And the plunging and the lunging in the swaying battle's...
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A History of the University of Chicago, Founded by John D. Rockefeller: The ...

Thomas Wakefield Goodspeed - Education - 1972 - 522 pages
...part of the athletic history of the institution. The first stanza and refrain are here given: When the crowd has cheered the hostile teams and the band...kick-off and the tackle and the sudden-footed punt, And the stillness of the players on a down; And the plunging and the lunging in the swaying battle's...
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