Medal of Honor
June 5, 1944. Also, 7 other things worth your time.
In 1941, a University of Arkansas football player named Maurice “Footsie” Britt (he wore size 13 shoes; hence the nickname) opened his mailbox to find an endearingly anachronistic letter from the New York Giants football team:
Dear Sir —
Since this will have been your last year of collegiate football, we should like to take this opportunity to ask whethe…