Tag: football

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Do you know how many people attended the first Iron Bowl game in 1893?

How many people attended the first Iron Bowl Game? I have found two different accounts with widely contrasting numbers as to how many attended…

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PATRON + The University of Alabama’s first Homecoming Day was held in 1920 on Armistice Day

Homecoming Day at the University of Alabama began when the University's first Alumni Homecoming was held in 1920 on Armistice Day. This joint celebration…

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PATRON + The 1937 University of Alabama football team [see films] had some controversial calls according to this article

Controversial calls reveal difficulties before instant replay in football Transcribed from The Tuscaloosa News -November 16, 1937 We look upon the Crimson Tide with…

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Auburn football was started by Dr. George Petrie [see his bicycle built for two in this vintage film]

Auburn officially began competing in intercollegiate football in 1892. The first Iron Bowl Game between the University of Alabama and Auburn took place at…

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The University of Alabama football team was represented by the Alabama cadets in 1892 [vintage pictures]

The 1892 Alabama Cadets football team represented the University of Alabama in the 1892 college football season. The team was led by head coach…