Denver (CO) Post
November 17, 1904
page 22

[NOTE: The item below was abbreviated from the original as noted by the ellipsis. Consider Matthews as a spelling variant of Mathews.]


Record of Fatalities during Season Just Closed

Nearly 300 Hurt

Chicago, Nov. 26 – Thirteen deaths have resulted from football this season. The casualty list is the same as last year, but the number of serious injuries during the season just closed will exceed that of any year since the introduction of the modern college sport. The list of dead follows...

Ralph Mathews, aged 17, died October 16, at Bedford, Indiana, from injuries received in game few days previous.

Typed and donated by Randi Richardson.