"South Bend Cyclone" on Jeopardy today...

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richg99
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"South Bend Cyclone" on Jeopardy today...

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My wife and I watch Jeopardy every afternoon. Occasionally, we know a number of the answers. She was surprised when I knew this one.

"What group does the "South Bend Cyclone" represent?
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From The University of Notre Dame site....https://www.und.com/trads/horse.html
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The foursome needed some help from Grantland Rice, a sportswriter for the New York Herald-Tribune, to achieve football immortality.

After Notre Dame's 13-7 victory over Army on October 18, 1924, Rice penned the most famous passage in the history of sports journalism.


"Outlined against a blue, gray October sky the Four Horsemen rode again.

"In dramatic lore they are known as famine, pestilence, destruction and death. These are only aliases. Their real names are: Stuhldreher, Miller, Crowley and Layden. They formed the crest of the South Bend cyclone before which another fighting Army team was swept over the precipice at the Polo Grounds this afternoon as 55,000 spectators peered down upon the bewildering panorama spread out upon the green plain below."
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"South Bend Cyclone" on Jeopardy today...

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The things the mind can retain amazes me. I can still remember my first phone number, but forget two out of three items my wife ask me to pick up at the store for her.
Go figure.
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