Irish Legends: George Gipp Premium Story


By NDJunky

Date: Jun 23, 2006

Over the years there has been quite a bit of ambiguity associated with the legend of George Gipp. In 1940, Ronald Reagan portrayed the Irish legend as a bold, quick-witted, and overly charming young man. Gipp became second at Notre Dame, only to Rockne, in iconic stature, as the immortal words of “Win one for the Gipper!” became a national rallying cry.

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