George Gipp

George "The Gipper" Gipp was a football player at Notre Dame in the early 1900s. He was elected the school's first All-American two weeks before he died of strep throat in 1920. Antibiotics were not available then.
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( http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fimLhbmliHw / August 27, 2013 )

George "The Gipper" Gipp was a football player at Notre Dame in the early 1900s. He was elected the school's first All-American two weeks before he died of strep throat in 1920. Antibiotics were not available then.

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