Listed for sale is a rare 2019 Dartmouth Big Green vs Princeton Tigers Game Issued Nike Vapor One NCAA Football. This game ball comes with the custom Dartmouth vs Princeton logo that was created for this specific game at Yankee Stadium on 11/9/2019. The logo also includes a "150" to commemorate the 150 years of Princeton football. It's also worth mentioning that Dartmouth was celebrating is 250th anniversary as well. The game ended with Dartmouth snapping Princeton's 17 game win streak but the memories made on one of the most famous stadiums in all of sports will last a lifetime. The ball holds air just fine, lacing is original and the leather panels have been nicely prepped - allowing this ball to make a great display piece in any fan's sport shrine or office.
A mailing from Dartmouth Alumni Magazine yesterday had links to a few football stories from past issues. The photo above is from a 2007 look back at the undefeated 1970 season. Find that story HERE.
There's a piece from two years ago headlined, A Fan’s Notes; The 2019 football championship sparks an homage to rooting for the good guys—and hating Harvard HERE.
There's a 1999 piece headlined Big Green Glory; A first-ever ranking of Dartmouth’s 10 most memorable football games by Jack DeGange HERE.
And there's a link from the latest issue to the piece headlined, Eugene F. “Buddy” Teevens III ’7; A coach on helping athletes be great people that you can find HERE.
The day may come when I will pay little attention to the sunrise views from our Vermont hilltop house. Then again, I never tired of views from our home on the shoulder of Moose Mountain, so maybe not. This was the scene across to New Hampshire this morning with heavy fog from the Connecticut River defining the border between the "Twin States."