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January311954
Leahy's official resignation
Frank Leahy would end his coaching career with a 0.855 record, behind only Knute Rockne (0.881).
Keywords: football, frank leahy, smu, father hesburgh, father joyce, father ned joyce, knute rockne, angelo bertelli, johnny lujack, leon hart, johnny lattner, paul hornung, heisman
February21954
Terry Brennan hired as head coach
Two days after Frank Leahy resigned, Terry Brennan is introduced as head coach of the Notre Dame football team.
Keywords: football, terry brennan, frank leahy, father hesburgh

Baseball

  • 4/17: L Arkansas State 10 - ND 0
  • 4/18: W ND 7 - Memphis Naval AS 3
  • 4/19: W ND 8 - Southwestern (TN) 2
  • 4/20: L Memphis Naval AS 12 - ND 3
  • 4/21: W ND 9 - Memphis State 1
  • 4/22: L Arkansas State 4 - ND 3
  • 4/23: W ND 9 - Arkansas State 8
  • 4/27: W ND 16 - Purdue 10
  • 4/28: W ND 6 - Northwestern 3
  • 5/1: W ND 7 - Western Michigan 4
  • 5/5: L Michigan State 8 - ND 1
  • 5/8: L Great Lakes Air Stat. 7 - ND 3
  • 5/9: W ND 4 - Glenview Naval AS 1
  • 5/11: L Purdue 7 - ND 0
  • 5/12: L Northwestern 9 - ND 2
  • 5/17: L Iowa 18 - ND 1
  • 5/18: W ND 4 - Iowa 1
  • 5/20: W ND 16 - Indiana 4
  • 5/22: L Great Lakes 4 - ND 3
  • 5/26: L Michigan State 6 - ND 4
  • 5/28: L Ohio State 11 - ND 1
  • 5/29: W ND 3 - Ohio State 1
  • 6/2: L Western Michigan 3 - ND 2
  • 6/4: W ND 6 - Santo Domingo 4
  • 6/5: W ND 4 - Santo Domingo 3

Football

  • 9/25: W #2 ND 21 - #4 Texas 0
  • 10/2: L #19 Purdue 27 - #1 ND 14
  • 10/9: W #8 ND 33 - Pittsburgh 0
  • 10/16: W #8 ND 20 - Michigan State 19
  • 10/30: W #6 ND 6 - #15 Navy 0
  • 11/6: W #5 ND 42 - Pennsylvania 7
  • 11/13: W #5 ND 42 - North Carolina 13
  • 11/20: W #4 ND 34 - #19 Iowa 18
  • 11/27: W #4 ND 23 - #17 Southern Cal 17
  • 12/4: W #4 ND 26 - So Methodist 14

Men's Basketball

  • 1/6: W ND 72 - Louisville 53
  • 1/9: W ND 99 - NYU 64
  • 1/15: W ND 83 - #6 Holy Cross 61
  • 1/16: W ND 78 - Canisius 59
  • 1/19: W #6 ND 95 - Purdue 74
  • 2/3: W #7 ND 95 - Butler 74
  • 2/6: W #7 ND 59 - DePaul 54
  • 2/9: W #6 ND 74 - Michigan State 71
  • 2/15: W #6 ND 86 - DePaul 71
  • 2/17: W #6 ND 81 - Butler 56
  • 2/20: W #6 ND 84 - #20 Navy 72
  • 2/22: W #6 ND 62 - Pennsylvania 47
  • 2/25: W #6 ND 79 - Marquette 66
  • 2/27: W #6 ND 71 - Loyola (Chicago) 65
  • 3/6: W #5 ND 79 - Marquette 68
  • 3/9: W #6 ND 80 - Loyola (LA) 70
  • 3/12: W #6 ND 65 - #2 Indiana 64
  • 3/13: L Penn State 71 - #6 ND 63
  • 12/3: W ND 72 - Wisconsin 61
  • 12/8: W #9 ND 79 - Northwestern 69
  • 12/11: L Indiana 73 - #9 ND 70
  • 12/13: W #9 ND 89 - Loyola (Chicago) 76
  • 12/15: L Purdue 78 - #20 ND 58
  • 12/18: L #3 Illinois 66 - #20 ND 57
  • 12/23: L Minnesota 77 - ND 66
  • 12/29: W ND 66 - Loyola (LA) 45
  • 12/30: W ND 74 - Holy Cross 69

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