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1902 ROSE BOWL
In the first image, the first Rose Bowl on Jan. 1, 1902, at Tournament Park in Pasadena, Cal. Michigan trounced Stanford 49-0 in the game. (Pasadena Tournament of Roses/Sporting News Archives)
In the second image, The 1902 Michigan football team. Michigan defeated Stanford 49-0 in the Rose Bowl on Jan. 1, 1902. (Sporting News Archives.)
In the third image, The 1902 Stanford football team. Stanford lost the first Rose Bowl to Michigan, 49-0. (Sporting News Archives.)
Throwback Thursday: Michigan defeats Stanford 49-0 in the first Rose Bowl.