Friday, March 18, 2011

Birthday observance -- March 19, 1914

Saturday, March 19, would have been Jay Berwanger's 97th birthday. The winner of the first Heisman Trophy was born in Dubuque, Iowa, on March 19, 1914. He died in June 2002.

The photo above right shows Berwanger as a senior at Dubuque Senior High, 1931-32.