Photo credits: Photos 1-4, courtesy
of Brian O'Connor. Photo 5, Collection of Liz Clare. Photo 6, courtesy
of Jerry Rose. Caption reads: Leahy greets All-Stars. Chicago: Reporting
for training for the All-Star game at Soldier's Field on August 20, Richard
Scott (left), Navy center, and Herman Wedemeyer (center), St. Mary's,
California, halfback, are greeted by coach Frank Leahy. The college stars
have begun intensive pre-game drill at Northwestern's Dyche Stadium. Credit
(Acme Telephoto) 8/4/48. Photo 7, eight stars elected to the College Football
Hall of Fame in 1979, AP photo. See this page
for photos of Wedey and others at the ceremony. Photo 8, Saturday Evening
Post, September 21, 1946. Photos 9-10, 1945 California vs. St. Mary's
game, courtesy of Jerry Rose. Photo 11 shows the 1948 West team that played
in the Shrine East-West game. Wedey is #11 and another St. Mary's great,
Ed Ryan, is #33. The team was coached by Pappy Waldorf of Cal, standing
in the second row on the far left. Courtesy of Jerry Rose. Photo 12 shows
Herman heading for home in one of the opening plays of the October 1946
game against Cal Berkeley. Wedey took the ball at the St. Mary's 30, raced
left, cut back, and went all the way. Courtesy of Jerry Rose. Photo 13
is backed by the following caption: Wedemeyer romps for St. Marys. Squirmin'
Herman Wedemeyer, St. Mary's All-America back, takes off for a gallop
in the first period of the St. Mary's-Fordham game, Oct. 19, at the Polo
Grounds, New York, but is tackled by Joe Anderjco, Fordham co-captain.
Other identifiable players are St. Mary's (white helmets), Denis O'Connor
(2) quarterback; Gonzalo Morales (66) halfback; Pete Bellani (48) guard;
and Fordham players, Don Brennan (61) guard and John Witkowski (85) end.
Courtesy of Jerry Rose.