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Football Books & Vaults Item Number:0794825710

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By Bob Asmussen.

Hail to the Orange. Hail to the Blue. Hail to the University of Illinois® Football Vault®: The History of the Fighting Illini.® As much a scrapbook as it is a history book, this 144-page treasure trove takes you on a unique journey through more than 100 years of Illini football. Author Bob Asmussen has covered the Illinois football program for the last 13 years as the beat writer for The Champaign News-Gazette. In the University of Illinois® Football Vault® he combines great game coverage with behind-the-scenes anecdotes and personal stories to present a view of Illini football that you won¹t find anywhere else. Orange and Blue fans will also find never-before-published vintage photographs, artwork and memorabilia drawn from Illinois¹ extensive campus archives and reproductions of old game programs, historic tickets, stickers and other amazing replicas tucked into dozens of sleeves and pockets. You can play from 1907 sheet music for We’re Loyal To You, Illinois, examine a $50,000 pledge card for the construction of Memorial Stadium, hang a 1926 Red Grange movie poster, or put our “Go Illini” bumper sticker on your car. All of this and more is locked inside the University of Illinois® Football Vault®: The History of the Fighting Illini.® Illustrated; Hardcover; 144 pages.

 
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