19 Football Players Died in 1905, But Calls for Reform Were Mocked

Nineteen young men died playing football in 1905. Another 137 were seriously injured. Football has always been a violent sport, but calls to make the game less brutal were widely mocked at the turn of the 20th century. Satirical magazines of the time warned that the football players of the future would become… » 9/19/13 12:28pm 9/19/13 12:28pm