LOU LITTLE - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 10/11/1948 - HFSID 175611
LOU LITTLE The head football coach writes a letter on Columbia University letterhead. Typed Letter signed: "Lou Little", 1 page, 8x10½. New York, New York, 1948 October 11. On letterhead of Columbia, University addressed to Mr. Edward Sousa, Livermore, California.
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The head football coach writes a letter on Columbia University letterhead.
Typed Letter signed: "Lou Little", 1 page, 8x10½. New York, New York, 1948 October 11. On letterhead of Columbia, University addressed to Mr. Edward Sousa, Livermore, California. In full: "Dear Eddie: Thanks a million for your very kind and gracious letter. I can't tell you how much I appreciate the honor of having you place me among your outstanding coaches. I am sure that you are too complimentary, but it is very much appreciated. I take it from your letter that you are feeling better and improving from day to day. Well, I hope so. If you approach your present illness with the same aggressive and offensive determination that a football player does in entering a game and then follow with doctor's instructions, I am sure that the day will come when your convalescence will be complete. If there is anything that I can do to help, it der-tainly (sic) will will (sic) be a pleasure. Under separate cover, I am mailing you an auto-graphed picture which you have requested and also one of our football programs. Eddie, I will be pulling for you every day with the hope and prayer that you will soon be back home with your loved ones and completely cured of all physical ailments. Good luck, Eddie, and with kindest personal re-gards for a rapid and complete convalescence, I am Cordially" Lou Little (1893-1979) was an American football coach and player. He played tackle in college at the University of Pennsylvania and served in France during World War between his 1916 and 1919 seasons. He was head coach of the Georgetown University football program (1927-1929) before becoming the head coach at Columbia University (1930-1956). While coach, his team beat Stanford 7-0 in the 1934 Rose Bowl and snapped Army's twenty-three game winning streak in 1947. Little had a record of 110-116-10 with Columbia. Normal mailing folds. Slightly creased. Otherwise, fine condition.
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