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" I want you to develop teams which we can send around the country and knock out all the colleges. "
Baseball: The People's Game - Página 154
por Dorothy Seymour Mills, Harold Seymour - 1991 - 672 páginas
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Sports and Freedom: The Rise of Big-Time College Athletics

Ronald A. Smith - 1990 - 321 páginas
...the time, $2,500, and giving him tenure as an associate professor, Harper told Stagg that he wanted him to develop teams which "we can send around the country and knock out all the colleges." 70 How different this was from the Harvard attitude which justified amateur coaching by looking socially...
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God in the Stadium: Sports and Religion in America

Robert J. Higgs
...and in the negotiations with Stagg, a champion of "moral athletics," he reportedly wrote, "I want you to develop teams which we can send around the country and knock out all the colleges. We will give them a palace car and a vacation, too" (Lawson and Ingham 42). Thus the University of Chicago's athletic...
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Making the Majors: The Transformation of Team Sports in America

Eric Leifer - 2009 - 400 páginas
...achievement on a par with scholastic achievement in building a great university. He hired Amos Alonzo Stagg and directed him to "develop teams which we can send...varsity players] a palace car and a vacation too" (quoted in Seymour 1990, p. 154). Besides helping a school achieve general visibility, successful sports...
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Stagg's University: The Rise, Decline, and Fall of Big-Time Football at Chicago

Robin Lester - 1999 - 344 páginas
...towards intercollegiate athletics," Harper answered, "I am most heartily in favor of them. I want you to develop teams which we can send around the country and knock out all the colleges. We will give them a palace car and a vacation too." Stagg's response: "These words have made me very happy, for...
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How You Played the Game: The Life of Grantland Rice

William Arthur Harper - 1999 - 605 páginas
...immediately hired well-known Amos Alonzo Stagg to be the football coach, charging him with developing "teams which we can send around the country and knock out all the (other) colleges. We will give them a palace car and a vacation too." According to one story Stagg...
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How You Played the Game: The Life of Grantland Rice

William Arthur Harper - 1999 - 605 páginas
...immediately hired well-known Amos Alonzo Stagg to be the football coach, charging him with developing "teams which we can send around the country and knock out all the (other) colleges. We will give them a palace car and a vaca-tion too." According to one story Stagg...
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The University of Illinois, 1894-1904: The Shaping of the University

Winton U. Solberg - 2000 - 415 páginas
...unsullied manhood," "moral purity," and "human self-restraint" outdoor athletics developed. He wanted Stagg "to develop teams which we can send around the country and knock out all the colleges. We will give them a palace car and a vacation too." Stagg was pleased to have such support because he loved outdoor...
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Play-by-Play: Radio, Television, and Big-Time College Sport

Ronald A. Smith, Ronald Austin Smith - 2001 - 304 páginas
...by beating opponents throughout the nation. As Harper wrote to Stagg at his hiring, he wanted Stagg "to develop teams which we can send around the country and knock out all the colleges. We will give them a palace car and a vacation too."0 Stagg delivered, beating Stanford on Christmas Day and defeating...
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College Football: History, Spectacle, Controversy

John Sayle Watterson - 2002 - 528 páginas
...athletic department, and encouraged him to build a prominent football team. "I want to develop teams that we can send around the country and knock out all the colleges," Stagg later recalled Harper proclaiming. "We will give them a palace car and a vacation." In other...
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Universities in the Marketplace: The Commercialization of Higher Education

Derek Bok - 2009 - 256 páginas
...University of Chicago, hired the legend-to-be, Amos Alonzo Stagg, as his first football coach, instructing him to "develop teams which we can send around the country and knock out all the colleges."2 In those wide-open days, some schools were not above using traveling mercenaries to improve...
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