Mob Bombs Rockne Plane

Mob Bombs Rockne Plane

Knute Rockne needed a plane ticket to fly to Los Angeles.

Since leading his Fighting Irish to their third undefeated and untied national championship season in his 13 years as Notre Dame’s head football coach – culminating with a 27-0 thrashing of USC in front of a crowd of 90,000 at Los Angeles Coliseum on Dec. 7, 1930 – Rockne’s offseason calendar overflowed into the first three months of 1931 with speaking engagements that took him from coast to coast.

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March 2, 2019

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