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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, Glenn E. "Shemy" Schembechler III (Foreword by)
 

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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

Overview


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:
1,297,384
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.20(d)

Meet the Author


Ken Magee was born and raised in Ann Arbor and is an expert in Wolverine football history. Ken is a 30-year veteran of law enforcement, retired federal agent with the Drug Enforcement Administration, and former chief of police for the University of Michigan. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Ken Magee Foundation for Cops. The foundation assists police officers who have been permanently injured in the line of duty and their families. Jon M. Stevens was born and raised in Powell, Ohio. Jon made his way to Ann Arbor through his interest in architecture. He earned a master’s degree from the University of Michigan and is currently a designer for an architectural firm in downtown Ann Arbor. He is an avid sports memorabilia collector and devoted Michigan Wolverine football fan.

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