The Horrific Roller Derby bus crash which why #1 was never worn again in Roller Derby

many know, but this is the reason that many skaters tend to honor the tradition of no number 1 on a uniform….optional, of course.

Salem, IL Bus Crashes Into Bridge, Mar 1937 | GenDisasters … Genealogy in Tragedy, Disasters, Fires, Floods.

Please click on the link above…..after this crash, in which all personnel eventually died except for the bus driver, it was decided the #1 would never be worn again in Roller Derby as a tribute to the fallen skaters.

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