Shared Photo: John Ross McClure High School Football Portrait

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 wanted to share this photo of John McClure with the community. Location: Clearfield County, Pennsylvania, USA. Date: 1927.
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Oh my! That is a complicated looking belt arrangement on the pants. I wonder what those things that look like symmetrical patches are on the pants?

Love the photo! Thanks for sharing.
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The belt, and "patches" are attachments for protective gear underneath the pants for the thigh,(Femurs) Waist bones, (ilia Pelvic Wings) and for the knee caps, (Patellas). Super Example of Thick Leather Layering and Double Stitching Head Gear .. Adding Civility To It All .. Everything Else is Straight Face, Solid Chin, Thick Shoe Running and Battering FUN ..

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It seems that his football field was less plush green sweet grass and more good ole earth clay baking dirt !
So interesting! Thanks for the detailed explanation, Jerry.

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