Sports Photos, Page 7

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Photo credits: Photo1-15, courtesy of Brian O'Connor. Photo 1 shows the 1945 St. Mary's backfield at dusk: Spike Cordeiro, Denis O'Connor, Wes Busch, and Herman Wedemeyer. Photo 2 shows Denis O'Connor blocking for Herman Wedemeyer in the 1945 California game. Photo 3 shows Herman Wedemeyer, reclining, with Don Schultz, left, Bill McPartland, center, Spike Cordeiro, top, and Denis O'Connor, right.) Date is probably 1945. Photos 7-12 are from the 1947 Oil Bowl. Photo 13 is from the 1945 Stockton Commandos game. Photo 14 is from the 1945 UCLA game. Photo 15 ia from the 1946 pre-season.

Quotes about Herman Wedemeyer from football programs:

(Oakland Tribune Sports, October 1, 1945) No team on the Coast can match their stiff one-two punch -- Herm Wedemeyer and Spike Cordeiro, the Hula Hula twins... Wedemeyer, as usual, gave the fans the great show they expected.

 

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