By Brad Spencer
The year was 1928. The facemask didn't yet exist. Football "helmets" were made of leather. Men in the stands at Oak Park Stadium taking in an afternoon high school football game wore fedoras or Irish flat-caps.
Check out this old film of an OPRF football game from back in the day. Notice the homes directly behind the visitor bleachers -- heck, notice the amount of people in the visitor stands. Notice the T-model Fords lined along Linden Avenue. Oh yeah, also check out the football game.
Compare it to the Sept. 9, 2011 game against Downers Grove North, a game in which the Huskies won 21-7.