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Newspaper illustration on death of Rudolph
Munk
Wheeling Register illustration of death of Rudolph Munk

On November 12, 1910, WVU football player Rudolph Munk was fatally injured during the state championship game with Bethany College.

Learn more:
"Tragedy Marks Game of College Elevens"
Wheeling Register illustration of Munk being tackled by death
"W. V. U. Captures the State Championship"
"The Varsity Captain Killed in the Championship Game"
"Accidental Death Verdict in the Case of Captain Munk"
"Who Is Guilty of Rudolph Munk's Death?"
Bethany College 1910 football team


On This Day in West Virginia History: November