Case 4

President Gerald Ford

U.S.A. President was former football hero

Gerald Ford  (1913 - 2006) 

 

This Helmet has the signature of Gerald Ford, 38th President of the United States. He graduated from the University of Michigan in 1935 and at that time, was a star on the U. of M. football team. He earned 3 varsity letters from 1932-1934 and was named Michigan’s MVP as starting center in his senior year.  On October 8, 1994 his jersey was retired during halftime at a game to honor his legacy.