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ROSE BOWL
December 22, 1958
Two offense-minded teams meet in finale of the lopsided series between the winners of the Big Ten and Pacific Coast Conferences
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December 22, 1958

Rose Bowl

Two offense-minded teams meet in finale of the lopsided series between the winners of the Big Ten and Pacific Coast Conferences

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1958 RECORD

20

COP

24

12

MICH. ST.

32

34

WASH. ST.

14

36

UTAH

21

14

USC

12

23

OREGON

6

8

OREGON ST.

14

20

UCLA

17

12

WASH.

7

16

STANFORD

15

CALIFORNIA
Steadiness is the keynote of the Golden Bears, a young team which young Coach Pete Elliott brings to the Rose Bowl at least a year sooner than anyone expected. The man to watch is Quarterback JOE KAPP, who operates the obsolescent split-T option the way the designer intended. Though a fine passer, Kapp lacks adequate receivers, the most useful weapon against Iowa. The Bears are most dangerous when Kapp, with his deceptively rapid, birdlike stride, breaks wide or into the open; then his ability either to retain the ball or lateral is a joy to see. Halfback JACK HART is Kapp's partner on these plays. This relatively small player is not too fast, but he makes all the plays well and tackles and blocks with the best of college backs. The Cal line will be undersized, but Guard PETE DOMOTO, a fine linebacker, and Tackle FRANK SALLY, who is strong and mobile and a fine blocker, will help offset lack of size and replacements.

22
JOE KAPP

QUARTERBACK
6 ft. 2 in., 205 lbs.
Stockton, Calif.

43
JACK HART

R. HALFBACK
5 ft. 11 in., 184 lbs.
Garden Grove, Calif.

60
PETE DOMOTO

LEFT GUARD
6 ft., 200 lbs.
Berkeley, Calif.

70
FRANK SALLY

RIGHT TACKLE
6 ft. 2 in., 215 lbs.
Castro Valley, Calif.

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