The 1950 Rose Bowl was a college football bowl game played between Ohio State University and University of California at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California. The game was a rematch of the 1921 Rose Bowl where both Ohio State and Cal played in the teams' first bowl game. Ohio State came out with the win, 17-14. The MVP was Fred "Curly" Morrison of Ohio State. The game took place on January 2, 1950, because New Year's Day had fallen on a Sunday.
Second Quarter scoring: Cal – Jim Monachino 7-yard run (Cullom kick)
Third Quarter scoring: OSU – Fred Morrison 1-yard run (Jimmy Hague kick); OSU – Jerry Krall 6-yard run (Hague kick); Cal – Monachino 40-yard run (Cullom kick)
Fourth quarter scoring: OSU – Hague 18-yard field goal
- This Rose Bowl Game became the first bowl game to have 100,000 spectators in attendance. It was the stadium's 4th expansion increasing the capacity to 100,983 fans.