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Title: '51 Dons


In 1951, the undefeated University of San Francisco football team declines an invitation to play in the Orange Bowl after being told they would only be invited if they played without their ...

Director: Ron Luscinski

Release Date: 09 Feb 2014

Type: movie

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'51 Dons is a 2014 docudrama movie directed by Ron Luscinski and written by Luscinski, Tom Davis and Danny Llewelyn. Narrated by Johnny Mathis, it underwrite the 1951 San Francisco Dons soccer squad and its unparalleled endure versus racialism. The squad, ranging upcoming NFL participant and Pro Football Hall of Fame rookies Bob St. Clair and Gino Marchetti, refused an invited to run in the Orange Bowl whatsoever ought get necessary them to depart own African-American participant Ollie Matson and Burl Toler house. This behave was single of the contributive element whatsoever guided to the conclusion of arranged soccer at the University of San Francisco. The university's gymnastic tidings manager, Pete Rozelle, came on to get the superintendent of the NFL, wherever he transformed American soccer.