College Football Is Back, and the World Is a Better Place

Posted by Tom Edrington on September-1-2009 Add Comments

The ticket stub is perfectly preserved. It looks new, like it could have been from a game last fall.

The face tells another story:

Pittsburgh vs. Navy at D.C. Stadium, Oct. 16, 1965, upper deck, section 535, row 2, seat 20.

Annapolis, MD and Navy football were the perfect combination for a young boy. The late '50s and early '60s were even better. It was a simpler time, a great way of life, a gift of growing up in the home of a Navy officer and his wife.

The world was a great place, especially those Saturdays in the fall. College football, Navy football—there was nothing better.

It was a gift to see not one, but two Heisman Trophy winners play for the academy—Joe Bellino (1960) and Roger Stau...

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