American Football Database
1932 Rose Bowl
18th Rose Bowl Game
1 2 3 4 Total
USC 0 7 14 0 21
Tulane 0 0 6 6 12
Date January 1, 1932
Season 1931
Stadium Rose Bowl Stadium
Location Pasadena, California
MVP Erny Pinckert (HB) – USC
Attendance 75,562
Rose Bowl
 < 1931  1933

The 1932 Rose Bowl was the 18th Rose Bowl game, an American post-season college football game that was played on New Year's Day 1932 in Pasadena, California. It featured the Tulane Green Wave against the USC Trojans. [1] The Trojans had six All-Americans in their lineup: tackle Ernie Smith, guards Johnny Baker and Aaron "Rosy" Rosenberg, halfback Erny Pinckert and quarterbacks Orv Mohler and Gaius Shaver.[2]


Second Quarter

  • USC – Ray Sparling, 5-yard run (Baker kick good)

Third Quarter

  • USC – Erny Pinckert, 30-yard run (Baker kick good)
  • USC – Erny Pinckert, 23-yard run (Baker kick good)
  • Tul – Haynes, 15-yard pass from Don Zimmerman (Don Zimmerman kick failed)

Fourth Quarter

Game notes

To protect his kidney injury, Tulane captain Jerry Dalrymple wore a special pad during the game. It was reported that USC captain Stan Williamson told the referee to allow Dalrymple as much time as he needed to adjust the pad during a timeout in the name of sportsmanship.


  1. 2009 Kickoff Luncheon and Rose Bowl Hall of Fame Induction program
  2. Rose Bowl Game Timeline, Pasadena Tournament of Roses

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