Parade of Champions, 1979


Creator: Unknown
Subjects: Athletics, Athletes, Basketball, Championships, Men's Teams, People, Events
Description: Thousands of fans crowd in Lansing to see Magic Johnson, Greg Kelser, and Jud Heathcote riding a Volkswagen convertible east down Michigan Avenue. Lansing mayor Gerald W. Graves is seen riding on a fire engine. The parade of people follow to downtown Lansing, where Michigan Governor William Milliken can be seen speaking on the steps of the Capitol. Members of the MSU Men's Basketball team also appear, to celebrate MSU's first ever NCAA National Championship win.

16mm | color | silent
Date: March 28, 1979
Format: Video/mp4
Original Format: Film - 16mm
Resource Identifier: A008002
Collection Number: UA 4.3.4 Basketball (Intercollegiate Athletics) Records
Language: English
Rights Management: Educational use only, no other permissions given. Copyright to this resource is held by Michigan State University and is provided here for educational purposes only. It may not be reproduced or distributed in any format without written permission of the University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.
Contributing Institution: University Archives & Historical Collections
Contributor: MSU Archives and Historical Collections
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