Pappy Waldorf to Direct Prep All-American Squad In Grid Test at Hershey

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Pappy Waldorf to Direct Prep All-American Squad In Grid Test at Hershey - ,TMK ALTOONA M1RKOK, Bowl Ihree times, today...
,TMK ALTOONA M1RKOK, Bowl Ihree times, today was .student of the game. named head coach of the Prepj When the mild-mannered Wai- AH-American football team which d ° r ' checked iulo California in ... , „ . . , „. ...11947 from Northwestern, the West will face Pennsylvania s Big J3! Coast schoo i llad nol , lad a win . All-State Club at Hershcy Aug. 9.jnin« season since 1938. His first Earlier, Bernie Bierman, who! year he won nine and lost one made Minnesota a national foot-i w j l . n . Primarily the same team ... . :, ,„,., winch suffered through a 2-7 rec- ball power in the 1930s, was ap-| ord the previous yca £ pointed coach of the Pennsylvania) ,„ ) lis 10 . year s(ay at (he Berk . j ley campus, Pappy won 66 games. Poppy Waldorf to Direct Prep AH-American Squad In Grid Test At Hershey By JOHN TRAVERS HARR'lSBURG-Lynn 0. (Pappy) (Pappy) Waldorf, who took the University University of California to the Rose templaling the move "for quite a while." » * * Waldorf, like Bierman. is noted for being an organizer and a keen team. y fo Prior to coaching California. I lost 32 and tied four, taking the Waldorf piloted Northwestern|school loathe Rose Bowl in 1949, University teams from J935^16. ''"*" """* Thus the game will feature two former Big Ten mentors. Selection of Waldorf to handle the star - studded All - Americans was made by Mose Simms. representing representing the Wigwam Wisemen of America, sponsors oT the All- American classic at Memphis, Tenn., Aug. 2. Waldorf will be handed his team', following the Memphis game when the top 2.5 players will be selected from among the North- South and East-West Ail-American schoolboy contest. The following day, Waldorf and his players will begin practice 1950 and 1951. A native of Clifton Springs, N. Y., Waldorf is credited with developing developing professional great Otto Graham while at Northwestern. Graham went on to pro ranks with the Cleveland Browns to be one of the most brilliant quarterbacks quarterbacks the game has ever known. Waldorf previously coached at Oklahoma City University 192G-27, sessions^ at Hershey. The All- Am e r i c a n and Pennsylvania squads will he quartered at the Hershey Park Golf Club. * * * Simms screened numerous big lime coaches before he finally settled settled on Waldorf, who now heads up the scouting department of the San Francisco 49ers. "When Pennsylvania got Bierman. Bierman. they got one of the best." said Simms, "but I think we have matched the selection." Bierman will greet his Pennsylvania Pennsylvania players July 30 and the following day the outfit will commence commence 10 days of hard drills. i The game, first of a five game series to be staged annually at Hershey. is sponsored by the ^ yst f J 1 ,, a "£ Susquehanna coun- i°f Vmeric'a. Tne game willbe played under the new college I rules. Selection of Bierman to direct the Pennsylvania team was made by Al Clark, executive sports edi- a:tor of the Sunday Patriot-News, The rotund 55-year-old Waldorf stepped out of collegiate coaching yean gM the time he announced he had been con- LIFETIME Ask us

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  1. Altoona Mirror,
  2. 09 Jun 1958, Mon,
  3. Page 23

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