Archive for 'Slater of Iowa'

Random Hash

I’ve been writing a lot about Duke Slater on this site the last week or two…there’s a reason for that.  I’ll explain why – and touch on a few other Slater-related topics – in today’s special Duke Slater edition of Random Hash. The New Home of Duke Slater As you may have noticed, there have been a few changes to this site over the past week.  I’m in the process of closing down DukeSlater.com, my site dedicated to Duke Slater which is the first link under my blogroll on the right.  You can read more about my reasons for doing so over there, but…

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Hawkeye Book Review: Slater of Iowa

It’s probably appropriate that the first book I cover in the Hawkeye Book Review is one that I drew upon during the writing of my most recent book: Slater of Iowa. Slater of Iowa Book Details Title: Slater of Iowa Author: James Andrew Peterson, a Chicago lawyer and president of Hinckley & Schmitt bottling company Publication Year: 1958 Publisher: Hinckley & Schmitt Number of pages: 42 pages Where to buy: Purchase link Book Description From 1934-1976, the Chicago College All-Star Game pitted an all-star team of college football stars against that year’s defending NFL champions.  It was an intriguing game during this time period when…

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