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Otterbein suffering a number of injuries to key players from a 59-0 defeat at the University of West Virginia the week before.

OWU head Glenn Fraser coach begins a 17-year career (1947-1963, 92-52-8, .632) as head coach of the Battling Bishops. He starts his career with 8 straight winning seasons. This is also Ohio Wesleyan’s first season in the Ohio Athletic Conference (OAC) after the demise of the Buckeye Conference.

References: Columbus Dispatch pre-game report, 10.02.1947

Game Date

10-4-1947

Game Score

28-20 (Ohio Wesleyan Battling Bishops)

Coaches

Coaches: Otterbein – George W. Novotny (OSU ‘38), Ohio Wesleyan – Glenn Fraser (Minnesota ’29)

Game Location

Ohio Wesleyan University Selby Stadium

Game Film # and Reel #

Game Film #2, Reel #5

Film Time

14:20

Keywords

College Football, Football Programs, Football Films

1947 Ohio Wesleyan University vs. Otterbein College Football Film

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