Sports Photos, Page 5

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Photo credits: Photo 1, College Archives Collection of Saint Mary's College of California. Photo 2, collection of Jerry Rose. Photo 3, LA Dons program, 1948. Photo 4, being tackled by Lloyd Cheatham of the New York Yankees, 1948. Photo 5, Baltimore Colts program, 1949 (despite this being a Colts program, Wedey appears to be in his LA Dons uniform). Photos 6-10, College Archives Collection of Saint Mary's College of California. Photo 6 shows the Hawaiian contingent of the Gaels: Spike Cordeiro, Herman Wedemeyer, unidentified Pan American pilot, William Wedemeyer (Wedey's dad), and Henry Van Gieson. Photo 8 shows Wedey with members of the Hawaii Braves organization (anyone know the occasion this picture was taken?) From left: Adam Ornellas, Herman Wedemeyer, Bill Walley, and Dutchy Olsen. Photo 9, Herman Wedemeyer being carried from the field following victory of USC. Photo 10, Herman Wedemeyer during stint with the Baltimore Colts. Photos 11-12, from the video Honolulu Stadium, copyright Hawaii Public Television, 1996. Photo 13, with Glenn Dobbs and coach Jimmy Phelan of the Los Angeles Dons, 1948. Courtesy of Mike Hirano. Photo 14, Sportlife, December 1948. Photo 15, Official 1946 NCAA Football Guide.

Quotes about Herman Wedemeyer from football programs:

(January 1, 1944) He is already a sensation and may become even more of one in this game. This Hawaii-born athlete is only 19 years old and he promises to "go places." He is awaiting call to active military duty.

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