Canadian Football Legends
Object ID:
977.0.974
Year Range from:
1920
Year Range to:
1922
Description:
Action photograph of Lionel Conacher. On the back of the photograph, there is a snippet discussing the photograph. It reads, "Lionel Conacher, hockey star of the Chicago Blackhawks, also can handle a football with his toes. Here he is demonstrating his punting form for Bob Zuppke, coach at the University of Illinois, and Les Lindberg, back—field ace of the Illini. Lindberg is at the right. Conacher, a Canadian football star as well as a hockey ace, met Zuppke and the Illinois team while the Blackhawks were training at the Illinois ice rink".
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People:
Conacher, Lionel
Zuppke, Bob
Lindberg, Les
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