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March101953
The First NCAA Tournament Game
The Notre Dame men would emerge victorious in their first ever NCAA Tournament game.
Keywords: basketball, ncaa tournament, ucla, holy cross, louisville, depaul, eastern kentucky, jack stephens, william sullivan, richard rosenthal, gerald mcclosky, joe bertrand, norbert lewinski, jim gibbons, john jordan
September261953
Oklahoma's last loss before the streak
Notre Dame would give Oklahoma a loss they would remember for four years.
Keywords: football, oklahoma, frank leahy, johnny lattner, heisman, ralph guglielmi, joe heap, neil worden, gugliemino, streak
October171953
Senator JFK takes in a game
In the first year of his Senate seat, John F. Kennedy and his wife Jackie would enjoy a Notre Dame victory.
Keywords: football, john f kennedy, jfk, jackie kennedy, president, president kennedy, senator kennedy, frank leahy, knute rockne, george gipp, elmer layden
October301953
Nieuwland Science Hall dedicated
When the science department moved out of LaFortune Hall, they received a new building which would be dedicated today.
Keywords: nieuwland science hall, lafortune, father nieuwland
November281953
Win One for the Hammer
Just following orders from Coach Leahy got one student manager thrown out of the game.
Keywords: football, southern cal, manager, iowa, maryland, joe heap, johnny lattner, paul reynolds, oklahoma, frank leahy, forgotten fou, dan hammer
December161953
Lattner wins Heisman
Johnny Lattner would cap his fantastic college career by becoming Notre Dame's fourth Heisman winner.
Keywords: football, johnny lattner, heisman, maxwell award, all american, vagas ferguson, air force, st joseph high school, denver university
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