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October51951
The first-ever night game
For the first time under the lights, Notre Dame would take the field. The change in kickoff time would have no affect on the Irish.
Keywords: football, night game, detroit, baseball stadium, gus dorias, loyola, boston college, knute rockne, army, frank leahy, indiana university, john petitbon, johnny lattner, ralph gugliemi, heisman
November31951
The First Meeting with Tennessee
The first meeting between Notre Dame and Tennessee would not be between the varsity squads.
Keywords: junior varsity football, b squad, tennessee, freshmen

Baseball

  • 4/14: W ND 1 - Ohio State 0
  • 4/18: W ND 3 - Iowa 0
  • 4/19: W ND 11 - Iowa 10
  • 4/20: L Indiana 6 - ND 5
  • 4/21: L Indiana 5 - ND 4
  • 4/25: L Michigan State 9 - ND 1
  • 4/27: W ND 5 - Pittsburgh 3
  • 4/28: W ND 10 - Pittsburgh 5
  • 5/1: W ND 5 - Purdue 2
  • 5/2: W ND 4 - Northwestern 2
  • 5/3: W ND 13 - Illinois Normal 4
  • 5/4: L Illinois Wesleyan 10 - ND 6
  • 5/5: L Illinois Wesleyan 5 - ND 2
  • 5/8: L Michigan 13 - ND 6
  • 5/9: L Michigan State 3 - ND 2
  • 5/11: L Illinois 10 - ND 1
  • 5/12: L Illinois 20 - ND 3
  • 5/15: W ND 6 - Michigan 5
  • 5/16: L Northwestern 8 - ND 6
  • 5/19: W ND 4 - Great Lakes 2
  • 5/22: L Purdue 8 - ND 5
  • 5/25: W ND 8 - Wisconsin 7
  • 5/30: L Great Lakes 7 - ND 4
  • 6/1: L Western Michigan 11 - ND 4
  • 6/2: L Western Michigan 9 - ND 5

Football

  • 9/29: W #14 ND 48 - Indiana 6
  • 10/5: W #5 ND 40 - Detroit 6
  • 10/13: L So Methodist 27 - #5 ND 20
  • 10/20: W ND 33 - Pittsburgh 0
  • 10/27: W #15 ND 30 - Purdue 9
  • 11/3: W #13 ND 19 - Navy 0
  • 11/10: L #5 Michigan State 35 - #11 ND 0
  • 11/17: W ND 12 - North Carolina 7
  • 11/24: T ND 20 - Iowa 20
  • 12/1: W ND 19 - #20 Southern Cal 12

Men's Basketball

  • 1/3: W ND 55 - Butler 48
  • 1/5: L #5 St. Louis 56 - ND 47
  • 1/9: W ND 78 - Loyola (Chicago) 67
  • 1/13: L Xavier 60 - ND 52
  • 1/15: L #3 Kentucky 69 - ND 44
  • 1/25: L Michigan State 60 - ND 43
  • 1/30: W ND 75 - Butler 65
  • 2/3: W ND 82 - Marquette 56
  • 2/10: L DePaul 68 - ND 54
  • 2/13: W ND 77 - #5 St. Louis 70
  • 2/16: W ND 61 - DePaul 55
  • 2/19: W ND 56 - Michigan State 46
  • 2/24: L Canisius 60 - ND 53
  • 2/26: L NYU 87 - ND 72
  • 2/27: L Pennsylvania 71 - ND 60
  • 3/3: L Marquette 55 - ND 50
  • 12/1: W ND 71 - St. Thomas 37
  • 12/4: W ND 75 - Wabash 46
  • 12/8: W ND 63 - Wisconsin 53
  • 12/11: W #14 ND 65 - Northwestern 54
  • 12/17: W #14 ND 77 - Loyola (Chicago) 57
  • 12/22: W #20 ND 83 - Pennsylvania 78
  • 12/28: L #5 Indiana 67 - #9 ND 54
  • 12/29: W #9 ND 64 - Purdue 54

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