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Wednesday, February 23, 2011

BOB WATERFIELD VAN NUYS HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL HERO

DISCOVERING OUR VALLEY          2011                    Van Nuys 100

For the next year, The Museum of the San Fernando will be celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the founding of Van Nuys, California.
Bob Waterfield was a football hero at Van Nuys High School. In 1942, he was an "All-Coast" and "All American" quarterback for UCLA. That year he lead the Bruins to their first-ever win over the Trojans of USC in the Rose Bowl. His college career was interrupted by military service, after which he returned to lead the UCLA team. After college, Bob Waterfield played for the "Cleveland" Rams.

Gift to The Museum of the San Fernando Valley from Gary Fredburg 2011. (click on image to enlarge)

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