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Teddy Roosevelt May Just Have Saved Modern (American) Football

Teddy Roosevelt May Just Have Saved Modern (American) Football

Update: 2019-04-041
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In recent years the public has become increasingly aware of the long-term dangers posed by sports injuries -- but at the turn of the 20th century this wasn't the case. Football players didn't wear protective gear, and in 1905 alone more than 15 players died from game-related injuries. Universities were on the verge of banning football entirely. President Roosevelt, himself a life-long fan of the sport, knew something must be done. Listen in to learn how the 26th President of the US may just have saved modern football.

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Teddy Roosevelt May Just Have Saved Modern (American) Football

Teddy Roosevelt May Just Have Saved Modern (American) Football

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