Football, commemorating Princeton's 1912 Victory over Dartmouth, 22-7

Football, commemorating Princeton's 1912 Victory over Dartmouth, 22-7

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This ball was given to T.T. Pendleton while captain of the 1912 Princeton football team. It commemorates Princeton's 22-7 victory over Ivy League rivals Dartmouth on October 26, 1912. At the time of the game, both teams were undefeated.
Pendleton, a halfback, was All-American the previous year, leading the Tigers to the 1911 National Collegiate Championship.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Football
Object Type
football
date made
1912
associated date
1912
depicted (sitter)
Princeton University
maker
Spalding
Physical Description
leather (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 10 1/2 in x 14 in; x 26.67 cm x 35.56 cm
ID Number
1979.0984.02
accession number
1979.0984
catalog number
1979.0984.02
Credit Line
Gift of Ann Pendleton Stephens and Timothy T. Stephens
subject
Football
College
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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