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A Glimpse Of 1962 Michigan State Football, Courtesy of Uni Watch

If Uni Watch isn't among your regular stops while cruising around the information superhighway, you might want to add it to your itinerary. Paul Lukas always has awesome stuff to check out, which he either found himself or were submitted to him by readers. His latest post is no exception.

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Case in point: These 1962 Michigan State football program covers. Here's the one from the Michigan-Michigan State game, played on October 13, 1962 at Spartan Stadium:

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Nailing Wolverine pelts to the wall for each MSU win is a nice touch, don't you think? Branding the final score of the game into the hide works, too. I wonder if there's a Spartan fan out there somewhere, maybe in the northern woods of Michigan, who still practices this hobby.

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Could a modern college football program get away with an image like this now? It'd be fun if a school tried. But the outrage from animal activist groups probably wouldn't be worth it. Using illustration over photographs would also be pretty striking, as that's something you really don't see anymore. 

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The full image has two more covers from games against the University of Detroit and University of Minnesota. 

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Please click over to read the rest of the post, which includes so much more, including a look at 1950s Tigers catcher Richard Ferrell trying out a new mask.

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(Hat tip to Sports By Brooks' Facebook page