S C A R C E original program from the 1943 Orange Bowl featuring Alabama vs Boston College at the Orange Bowl in Miami, Florida, January 1, 1943. Program is complete with some general wear, creasing, and edgewear.Center lineup sheet is present but detached (as is common with early football programs), with a couple pen markings notating Alabama player's numbers. Absolute essential item for any Alabama or Boston College football fan. Alabama won the game 37-21. The Alabama Crimson Tide football program represents the University of Alabama (variously Alabama, UA, or'Bama) in the sport of American football. The team competes in the Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Western Division of the Southeastern Conference (SEC).
 The team is currently coached by Nick Saban. The Crimson Tide is among the most storied and decorated football programs in NCAA history. Since beginning play in 1892, the program claims 16 national championships,  including 11 wire-service (AP or Coaches) national titles in the poll-era, and five other titles before the poll-era.  From 1958 to 1982, the team was led by Hall of Fame coach Paul "Bear" Bryant, who won six national championships with the program.
 Despite numerous national and conference championships, it was not until 2009 that an Alabama player received a Heisman Trophy, when running back Mark Ingram became the university's first winner. In 2015, Derrick Henry became the university's second Heisman winner. Alabama has 878 official victories[a][b] in NCAA Division I (an additional 21 victories were vacated and 8 victories and 1 tie were forfeited), has won 30 conference championships (4 Southern Conference and 26 SEC championships) and has made an NCAA-record 64 postseason bowl appearances. Other NCAA records include 23 winning streaks of 10 games or more and 19 seasons with a 100 start. The program has 34 seasons with 10 wins or more (plus one vacated),  and has 37[b] bowl victories, both NCAA records.
 Alabama has completed 10 undefeated seasons, 9 of which were perfect seasons. The Crimson Tide leads the SEC West Division with 12 division titles and 11 appearances in the SEC Championship Game.
Alabama holds a winning record against every current and former SEC school. The Associated Press (AP) ranks Alabama 4th in all-time final AP Poll appearances, with 53 through the 2015 season. Alabama plays its home games at BryantDenny Stadium, located on the campus in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
 With a capacity of 101,821,  Bryant-Denny is the 8th largest non-racing stadium in the world and the seventh largest stadium in the United States. The Boston College Eagles football team represents Boston College in the sport of American football. The Eagles compete in the Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Atlantic Division of the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC). Begun in 1892, Boston College's football team was one of six "Major College" football programs in New England as designated by NCAA classifications, starting in 1938.
 By 1981, and for the remainder of the twentieth century, BC was New England's sole Division I-A program.  It has amassed a 62444437 record and is 9954 since the turn of the 21st century. Steve Addazio is currently the team's head coach.
Boston College is one of only two Catholic universities that field a team in the Football Bowl Subdivision, the other being Notre Dame. The Eagles' home games are played at Alumni Stadium on the Boston College campus in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts. In addition to success on the gridiron, Boston College football teams are consistently ranked among the nation's best for academic achievement and graduation.
 In 2005, 2006 and 2007, the football team's Academic Progress Rate was the highest of any school that finished the season ranked in the AP or ESPN/USA Today Coaches' polls. The 1943 Orange Bowl, part of the 1942 bowl game season, took place on January 1, 1943, at the Orange Bowl in Miami, Florida. The competing teams were the Alabama Crimson Tide, representing the Southeastern Conference (SEC) and the Boston College Eagles, competing as a football independent. Alabama won the game 3721.
Alabama See also: 1942 Alabama Crimson Tide football team The 1942 Alabama squad finished the regular season 83 with losses coming to the Georgia Bulldogs, Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets and the Georgia Navy Pre-Flight (an all-star team of military personnel).  The appearance marked the first for Alabama in the Orange Bowl, and their seventh overall. Boston College See also: Boston College Eagles football The 1942 Boston College squad entered their final game of the regular season against the rival Holy Cross Crusaders ranked No.
1 with a perfect record of 80.  In the contest, the Crusaders upset the heavily favored Eagles by a final score of 5512 resulting in Boston College losing their No. 1 ranking and finishing the regular season with a record of 81.
 The appearance marked the first for Boston College in the Orange Bowl, and their third overall. Game summary Looking to rebound from their loss to Holy Cross in the regular season finale, Boston College was looking for redemption against the Crimson Tide.  With this mindset entering the game, the Eagles raced to a 140 first quarter lead.
 All-American fullback Mike Holovak scored both first-quarter touchdowns for the Eagles on a 65-yard reception from Edward Doherty and on a 33-yard run.  Alabama responded with a 22 point second quarter to take a 2221 lead at the half.Wheeler Leeth scored the Crimson Tide's first points on a 14-yard touchdown reception from Russ Mosley and Ted Cook had Alabama's second score on a 17-yard reception from Johnny August. George Hecht missed both extra points and Alabama only trailed by two 1412.  The teams then traded touchdown with Bama scoring on a 40-yard Tom Jenkins run and Boston College on a one-yard Mike Holovak run with a 15-yard George Hecht field goal at the end of the end of the quarter giving Alabama a 2221 lead at halftime. In the second half, the Alabama defense shutout the Boston College offense, and the offense scored two more touchdowns. Johnny August reached the endzone on a 15-yard touchdown run in the third and Tom Jenkins on a one-yard run in the fourth.  The final points of the game came late in the fourth when on a punt the Eagles' Harry Connolly was tackled by Joe Domnanovich in the endzone for a safety on a failed punt attempt. Thank you for looking at our items! Chestnut Hill Books ships to every country in the world at reasonable rates as suggested by the United States Postal Service. Postcards are mailed between sturdy cardboard. We strive to describe each item completely and accurately. Should you have any question about the condition or representation of your item. Chestnut Hill Books is a family-owned antiques business based out of the SouthCoast, Massachusetts. We collect historical items related to New Bedford, Massachusetts and the surrounding area (Dartmouth, Fairhaven, Westport etc), Boston College (tickets, programs, pennants, postcards, scrapbooks, pinbacks, sports & non-sports etc), Massachusetts political buttons & memorabilia and Mount Monadnock in Jaffrey, New Hampshire. We normally respond to all inquiries in a timely manner. Thank you for looking at our listings!
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