Advertisement for Shotwell's Red Grange Milk Chocolate Nut Candy Bar, circa 1926.
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A football player in a blue uniform carries a football and appears to be running. A photograph of two candy bars, one in a red, white, and blue wrapper, and the other unwrapped are in the center of the advertisement. The wrapped bar  label reads Red Grange, 5¢

Credit: Courtesy of Wheaton College Archives and Special Collections

The American advertising industry came of age in the 1920s, and during this great age of Ballyhoo, Red Grange joined Babe Ruth, Jack Dempsey, and other top athletes as a marketer's dream. One of the first athletes to have a personal representative, Grange endorsed everything from meatloaf to haberdashery, and had his own candy bar, produced by Shotwell Candy, which also issued a promotional series of sports cards devoted to the Galloping Ghost.

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