1913 Southwestern Moundbuilders football team

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1913 Southwestern Moundbuilders football
1913 Southwestern football team.jpg
Conference Independent
1913 record 6–1–1
Head coach Fred Clapp (5th season)
Seasons
← 1912
1914 →

The 1913 Southwestern Moundbuilders football team represented Southwestern College in the 1913 college football season.[1] The team won the Kansas State Championship.[2]

Clapp fielded an African American player for his team. Kansas Normal School (now called Pittsburg State University officially launched a formal protest against the appearance of the player;[3] in that same game, a player named Fred Hamilton was playing left halfback and was injured to the extent of having a broken neck and paralyzed arms.[4] The game ended in a 6-6 tie.[5]

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