Four Horsemen Notre Dame Signed Page Miller Layden Crowley Stuhldreher PSA/DNA. This item is a program page autographed by the members that comprised the famous Four Horsemen of Notre Dame and was from Ridgewood (NJ) High Schools 17th Football Banquet, held on December 7, 1957. The iconic Four Horsemen image on the final page of the program has been autographed very boldly in ballpoint by Don Miller, Elmer Layden, Jim Crowley, and Harry Stuhldreher, who made a rare appearance together as guest speakers at the dinner. This page is neatly separated from the program and would be perfect for framing or encapsulating. The page measures 6×9.25, and each player is captioned with his last name below. An exceptionally rare fully signed example of this famous image, enhanced by its excellent provenance as they were all present at the annual dinner. This item is accompanied with a full Letter of Authenticity from PSA/DNA. Complete program from the Football Banquet also included. The Four Horsemen of Notre Dame comprised a winning group of. University of Notre Dame. They were the backfield of. Notre Dame’s 1924 football team. The players that made up this group were. In 1924, a dramatic nickname coined by a poetic sportswriter. And the quick-thinking actions of a clever student publicity aide transformed the Notre Dame backfield of Stuhldreher, Crowley, Miller and Layden into the most fabled quartet in college football history, the Four Horsemen of Notre Dame. Jim Crowley, right halfback Don Miller, and. Elmer Layden had run rampant through Irish opponents’ defenses since coach Knute Rockne devised the lineup in 1922 during their sophomore season. During the entire three-year tenure of the Four Horsemen, Notre Dame lost only two games. The foursome needed some help from. A sportswriter for the former. New York Herald Tribune. To achieve football immortality. After Notre Dame’s 137 upset victory over a strong Army team, on October 18, 1924, Rice penned “the most famous football lead of all-time”. Outlined against a blue-gray October sky, the Four Horsemen rode again. In dramatic lore their names are Death, Destruction, Pestilence, and Famine. But those are aliases. Their real names are: Stuhldreher, Crowley, Miller 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. George Strickler, then Rockne’s student publicity aide and later sports editor of the. Made sure the name stuck. He had pitched the idea out loud at the halftime of the Army game in the press box as a tie in to the 1921. The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse. After the team arrived back in South Bend, he posed the four players, dressed in their uniforms, on the backs of four horses from a livery stable in town. The wire services picked up the now-famous photo, and the legendary status of the Four Horsemen was assured. Or visit our website. The shoe must be in the condition that it was received. Please make sure that you are ordering the correct size before purchasing. It is our goal to provide the best customer service. Powered by SixBit’s eCommerce Solution. The item “Four Horsemen Notre Dame Signed Page Miller Layden Crowley Stuhldreher PSA/DNA” is in sale since Tuesday, February 10, 2015. This item is in the category “Sports Mem, Cards & Fan Shop\Autographs-Original\College-NCAA\Football\Other Signed NCAA Football”. The seller is “headlinesports” and is located in Houston, Texas. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Autograph Authentication: Professional Sports (PSA/DNA)
- Sport: College-NCAA
- Autograph Type: Authentic Original
- Authentication: PSA/DNA
- University/College: Notre Dame