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Title [Ohio State Track & Field stars]
Creator Caniff, Milton, 1907-1988
Date 19??
Call number CGA.AC.A2.025 [65214]
Genre Painting
Format original art
Subject Universities & colleges
Track athletics
Shown Hurdle racing
Material ink/paint/paper
Dimension Details 35.6 x 33.2 cm
Collection Milton Caniff Collection
Notes George Simpson, Track & Field 1928-30. All-American George Simpson was a three-time National Champion, winning the 100-yard dash and 220-yard dash in 1928 and the 220 in 1930. He went on to compete for the United States in the 1932 Olympic Games.
George Guthrie, Track & Field 1924-26. George Guthrie was one of the foremost hurdlers of his era. During his career at Ohio State he won four Big Ten titles and numerous NCAA and NAAU crowns, including the 1926 NCAA 120-yard hurdles title. Guthrie competed on the 1924 US Olympic Team.
Larry Snyder, Coach 1932-42, 1946-65. Larry Snyder, the father of Ohio State Track & Field, helped build the program in the 1930s and 1940s and returned after World War II to carry on the tradition. Snyder led Ohio State to six Big Ten Championships, coached eight world record holders and numerous Olympians, All-Americans and National Champions. He twice was an assistant coach at the Olympics and was head coach of the US Olympic Team in 1960.
Jack Keller, Track & Field 1930's
William Bloor, Track & Field 1930-34
Credit line Milton Caniff Collection, The Ohio State University Cartoon Library and Museum
Accession number CGA.MAC