The Little Brown Jug: The Michigan-Minnesota Football Rivalry (Images of Sports Series)

The Little Brown Jug: The Michigan-Minnesota Football Rivalry (Images of Sports Series)

by Ken Magee, Jon M. Stevens
     
 

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When the Michigan Wolverines arrived in Minneapolis to battle the Minnesota Gophers in 1903, a simple 30¢, five-gallon Red Wing stoneware water jug began football's first rivalry trophy game. The "Little Brown Jug" has been the subject of conspiracy theories, theft, national championships, and most of all pride, with each game's victor prominently displaying… See more details below

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When the Michigan Wolverines arrived in Minneapolis to battle the Minnesota Gophers in 1903, a simple 30¢, five-gallon Red Wing stoneware water jug began football's first rivalry trophy game. The "Little Brown Jug" has been the subject of conspiracy theories, theft, national championships, and most of all pride, with each game's victor prominently displaying the jug on its campus--until it is fought for again.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781467112734
Publisher:
Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date:
09/01/2014
Series:
Images of Sports Series
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
441,484
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.20(d)

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