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Football coaches and athletes at a dinner the night before the first University of Southern California - Notre Dame football game at Soldiers Field, Chicago, 1927

Football coaches and athletes at a dinner the night before the first University of Southern California - Notre Dame football game at Soldiers Field, Chicago, 1927

Photograph at Palmer House, Chicago, on November 25, 1927. This photograph took place the night before the first Notre Dame-USC game to be held at Soldiers Field in Chicago, Illinois. Left to right: Glenn "Pop" Warner, Stanford football coach, Babe Ruth, professional baseball player (in the "ND" shirt), Knute Rockne, Notre Dame head football coach, Christy Wahlsh (the sports agent of Ruth, Rockne, and Gehrig), Lou Gehrig (in the "SC" shirt), USC head football coach Howard Jones, and Yale football coach Tad Jones. A banner reading "Stanford" is laying across the table.

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