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Baltimore high school decides to drop football after player's death in 1911

An article in the Sept. 30, 1911, edition of The Argus reported that an area all-boys Catholic high school decided to drop its football program after the death of one of the players on the team. One of the first of Maryland colleges to cut out American football from its list of athletic sports is Mount St. Joseph's. In its place, soccer football has been substituted. So long as Brother Norbert remains in charge, American football is not likely to be played with other colleges. Several causes prompted the action against football. One was the unfortunate death last year of Buck Schaub, of Catonsville. This popular football and baseball player died from pneumonia, but it is believed he...

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