1934 – 1946 Michigan State Football Jersey & Helmet Style
Departure from the school colors with gold and black jerseys and winged helmets. Winged helmets worn a year before Crisler at Princeton.
Gold leather helmet with contrasting black wings and a black single center stripe
Emblazoned gold Block S Logo in the middle of the wing
No face mask
Solid gold color player numerals on front
No player last names on the back above the player numerals
Solid gold color player numerals on back
Solid gold pants, no stripes
Same pants used for home and away games
Home and Away Uniform
From 1934 to the end of the 1938 season, Charlie Bachman’s teams wore the same uniforms for both the home and away contests: black jersey, gold pants, black socks.
1939 Season Changes
Starting in 1939, the Michigan State fooball team wore a white jersey at away games – this is the official debut of the white away jersey, which has been worn at away games ever since
Photography Credits: Masthead image and image of 1933 – 1946 helmet is courtesy of Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections; image of 1939 is courtesy of Michiganensian Yearbook. Spartan Jerseys claims no ownership to this image.
Information Credits: Proud family of Carl Walter “Ole” Nelson. Spartan Jerseys claims no ownership to this information.
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