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  • State representative finds football evidently signed by Nile Kinnick, 1939 Hawkeyes team

    02/02/2013 3:59:50 AM PST · by iowamark · 9 replies
    Cedar Rapids Gazette ^ | Feb. 1, 2013 | Mike Wiser
    DES MOINES — His name graces the University of Iowa football stadium, was etched in the 1939 Heisman Trophy and was, apparently, scribbled on a football that, until this week, sat, forgotten, on a basement shelf in a West Des Moines home. Now, the football that includes Heisman winner Nile Kinnick’s name, along with the names of more than two dozen teammates and a record of the Hawkeyes’ 1939 football season sits in a bank lockbox while its owner figures out what to do next. How the ball got there is somewhat of a mystery, said Cindy Hahn, whose mother...