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.
Columbus Dispatch game preview, Friday, 09.25.1953;
Columbus Sunday Dispatch game report, 09.27.1953
50-7 (Ohio Wesleyan Battling Bishops)
Coaches: Otterbein – Harry Ewing (Nebraska ’09), Ohio Wesleyan – Glenn Fraser (Minnesota ’29)
Otterbein's Memorial Stadium
Game Film # and Reel #
Game Film #9, Reel #10
Otterbein University, "1953 Otterbein College vs. Ohio Wesleyan College Football Film" (1953). 1950-1956 Sports Films. 8.
14:50 (7:27 Color, 7:23 Black and White)
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