1950-1956 Sports Films

1953 Otterbein College vs. Ohio Wesleyan College Football Film

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Description

Otterbein wearing white jerseys with tan pants; Ohio Wesleyan wearing black jerseys.

At 1:10 into the film is the new electronic scoreboard erected as a gift from the Otterbein classes of ’50, ’53 and ’54. The poles were donated by the Ohio Department of Highways. Detailed article on the scoreboard on page one of the Otterbein Tan and Cardinal, September 25, 1953.

Robert “Moe” Agler, former Otterbein great and professional football veteran, joins the Otterbein staff as an assistant coach. Later he would become head coach of the Cardinals. Tan & Cardinal recap, 10.02.1953, pg. 3.

References

:

Columbus Dispatch game preview, Friday, 09.25.1953;

Columbus Sunday Dispatch game report, 09.27.1953

Game Date

9-26-1953

Game Score

50-7 (Ohio Wesleyan Battling Bishops)

Coaches

Coaches: Otterbein – Harry Ewing (Nebraska ’09), Ohio Wesleyan – Glenn Fraser (Minnesota ’29)

Game Location

Otterbein's Memorial Stadium

Game Film # and Reel #

Game Film #9, Reel #10

Film Time

14:50 (7:27 Color, 7:23 Black and White)

Keywords

College Football, Football Programs, Football Films

1953 Otterbein College vs. Ohio Wesleyan College Football Film

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