Found April 18, 2012 on Crystal Ball Run:
When you think of Joe Paterno you probably visualize three things right off the bat. His Coke-bottle glasses. His rolled up khakis. His black sneakers. The black sneakers were such a part of Paterno that even his statue outside Beaver Stadium bears a Nike branding on the heel (pictured). Nearly three months after his death, Joe Paterno will receive at least one more tribute from those who followed him. Fans attending this weekend's spring Blue White Game at Beaver Stadium are planning to wear black shoes to the game, a subtle tribute to the man known for his rolled up khaki pants, thick glasses and black sneakers every Saturday for the past four decades. As I wrote this morning on Examiner.com, A small group on Facebook is organizing to attempt to have fans pay tribute to the former Penn State coach, asking fans attending the Blue White Game to wear black shoes. More specifically, the group is encouraging fans to wear the shoe Paterno was most known to wear on game day, a ...
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