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1905 – A United States President decides the fate of lacrosse in favor of football

In 1905 an opportunity appeared that many lacrosse enthusiast had been waiting for, an chance to replace football as America’s sport. In 1905 there were 18 deaths and nearly 150 injuries in football. Colleges were disgusted with students being injured and in some cases dying on the football field. The President… Read more »