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    1926 Illinois vs. Michigan Football Program - Tear Gas Game.
    Date: 10/23/1926
    Teams: University of Illinois Fighting Illini vs. University of Michigan Wolverines
    Score: 13-0 Michigan
    Location: Ferry Field
    Page Count: 50
    Condition: Moderate wear throughout with heavier wear exhibited on the spine.
    Additional Notes: Michigan would finish the season 7-1 and be named co-champions of the Big Ten, alongside Northwestern.

    The night before the game police were forced to use tear gas on a group of students attempted to rush a movie theater. After recovering from the effects of the gas, the kids followed the officers back to their headquarters throwing "eggs, cabbages, and soft missiles en route." Six were arrested after a brick made its way through the police HQ window.


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