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Taking her best shot

Taking her best shot

Nov. 22, 1950: Carol Cregar, vice president of UCLA’s freshman class, pushes pie into the face of sophomore Gwin Allenberg after freshmen won the last event — the pie-eating contest — at UCLA’s Frosh-Soph Brawl.

During the annual seven-event program, UCLA sophomores won the men’s tug-of-war, tire steal, circle fight, bat spin and tricycle relay. The frosh won the women’s tug of war and the pie-eating contest — getting in, pardon the bad photo pun, the best shot of the day.

This photo was published in the Nov. 23, 1950, Los Angeles Times.

The annual Frosh-Soph Brawl was part of UCLA campus activities leading up to the USC-UCLA football game on Nov. 25, 1950. UCLA won 39-0.

1 Comment

  1. June 22, 2012, 9:09 am

    A good shot of college kids having fun in the 1950's, how lucky they were. UCLA , a top university with an excellent curriculum, a fabulous sports program and a free education to those who qualified! It is no wonder these kids were all smiles. Blue and Gold back then was truly Golden.

    By: rafaelc@racen.com

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