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Pandemic Panthers: Reliving Pitt’s 1918 national championship amid the Spanish flu

Pitt’s 1918 football team won the national championship amid the Spanish flu pandemic.

By Griffin Floyd, Staff Writer

September 16, 2020

Even in an era where players didn’t wear helmets on the field, fans still had the sense to wear masks off of it.

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