Photo credits: Photo1-15, courtesy
of Brian O'Connor. Photo 1 shows the 1945 St. Mary's backfield at dusk:
Spike Cordeiro, Denis O'Connor, Wes Busch, and Herman Wedemeyer. Photo
2 shows Denis O'Connor blocking for Herman Wedemeyer
in the 1945 California game. Photo 3 shows Herman Wedemeyer, reclining,
with Don Schultz, left, Bill McPartland, center, Spike Cordeiro, top,
and Denis O'Connor, right.) Date is probably 1945. Photos 7-12 are from
the 1947 Oil Bowl. Photo 13 is from the 1945 Stockton Commandos game.
Photo 14 is from the 1945 UCLA game. Photo 15 ia from the 1946 pre-season.
Quotes about Herman Wedemeyer from football
(Oakland Tribune Sports, October 1, 1945)
No team on the Coast can match their stiff one-two punch -- Herm Wedemeyer
and Spike Cordeiro, the Hula Hula twins... Wedemeyer, as usual, gave the
fans the great show they expected.