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A Husky Rose Bowl memory - from 1960

The Reporter's Notebook


In a few days the University of Washington Huskies will be in the Rose Bowl.

It will be their 15th appearance in Pasadena and the Huskies will have the opportunity to tilt the record in their favor, currently having a 7-7 record.

Washington’s first appearance was in 1924, and their last in 2001.

But this column is about Washington’s sixth appearance, in 1960, when they defeated the University of Wisconsin, 44-8, and how I got there.

I was working for the Idaho Statesman in Boise at the time.

One day the owner of the paper, Jim Brown, came and sat down in front of my desk. I expected a l...

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