Mt. Union wearing white helmets. Rosters are available in Dispatch article. Willard M. Pederson (1910-1982) coached Mt. Union from 1942-1949 compiling a record of 22-20-1.
First Otterbein home loss in 16-games - 1943 Denison. First game in Memorial Stadium, $80,000, seats 1,680, with all seats between the 40-yard lines.
References: Columbus Evening Dispatch pre-game report, Thursday, 09.30.1948
0-19 (Mount Union Purple Raiders)
Coaches: Otterbein – George W. Novotny (OSU ‘38), Mt. Union – Willard M. Pederson (Western State Colorado ’34)
Otterbein's Memorial Stadium
Game Film # and Reel #
Game Film #3, Reel #14
Otterbein University, "1948 Otterbein College vs. University of Mount Union Football Film" (1948). Sports Films 1940's. 2.
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