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Topic: TNET: LOOK: Clemson Historic photo #152 'Homecoming in 1948'
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TNET: LOOK: Clemson Historic photo #152 'Homecoming in 1948'

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Posted: Aug 31, 2020, 8:23 AM
 

LOOK: Clemson Historic photo #152 'Homecoming in 1948'

TigerNet will be posting several historic Clemson photos during this time with little or no sports. Long-time TigerNet member Mintaka® submitted many of the pho Read Update »


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Re: TNET: LOOK: Clemson Historic photo #152 'Homecoming in 1948'

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Posted: Aug 31, 2020, 8:52 AM
 

I was there - my freshman year. The new car was a Dodge sedan.

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Re: TNET: LOOK: Clemson Historic photo #152 'Homecoming in 1948'

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Posted: Aug 31, 2020, 9:00 AM
 

Check out the ref in the second picture. Good picture of the chain gang in 3 piece suits.

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We should be able to claim a national title for that year

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Posted: Aug 31, 2020, 9:20 AM
 

Sports Reference has us ranked No. 1 for the season. At places like Alabama that seems to be good enough to count for a national title.

https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/clemson/1948.html

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Re: We should be able to claim a national title for that year

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Posted: Aug 31, 2020, 9:41 AM
 

That's a good call! Why not? ??

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Re: TNET: LOOK: Clemson Historic photo #152 'Homecoming in 1948'

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Posted: Aug 31, 2020, 9:51 AM
 

I was 21 days old that day. Going undefeated in my first year as a tiger is special.

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Posted: Aug 31, 2020, 10:09 AM
 

1948 media guide
https://tigerprints.clemson.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1001&context=fball_media
lots of interesting info. Coots called U. of S.C. in '48. They are back to their roots.

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Posted: Sep 1, 2020, 5:27 AM
 

I had a question about the media guide and tried calling the '3071' number provided.

No one answers....

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Re: TNET: LOOK: Clemson Historic photo #152 'Homecoming in 1948'

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Posted: Aug 31, 2020, 11:12 AM
 

Coach Howard was given a 1970 Gold Cadillac Eldorado at the 1970 Spring Game after he retired. They drove it around the field before the presentation.

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Notice in the TD pic that chain stick holders are wearing SUITS!


Posted: Sep 1, 2020, 10:23 PM
 

Ha...

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