April 5, 2005

Looking back: Tackle football team in early 1930s

The Spokesman-Review
 
Photo submitted by Kathy Robb (who's father, wearing No. 2 on his jersey, played on the team). photo

In the early-1930’s there was a tackle football league that attracted players from all over Spokane. The teams represented various parks from the city. As the photo shows, there wasn’t much equipment involved, just a desire to play.
(Full-size photo)

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For the love of the game

In the early 1930s there was a tackle football league that attracted players from all over Spokane. The teams represented various parks in the city. As the photo shows, there wasn’t much equipment involved, just a desire to play.


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