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Topic: TNET: LOOK: Clemson Historic photo #80 'Clemson Football in 1950s'
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TNET: LOOK: Clemson Historic photo #80 'Clemson Football in 1950s'

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Posted: Jun 20, 2020 9:28 AM
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LOOK: Clemson Historic photo #80 'Clemson Football in 1950s'

TigerNet will be posting several historic Clemson photos during this difficult time with no Clemson sports. Long-time TigerNet member Mintaka ® submitted many o Read Update »



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Posted: Jun 20, 2020 10:00 AM
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I am just so glad I grew up in an era where you didnt wear suits to games.

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That last one must have been prior to 1955. No blacks AND


Posted: Jun 20, 2020 11:32 AM
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no women. Wickerpedia says women first attended as full degree seeking students in 1955.

Harvey Gantt broke the color barrier at Clemson in January 1963, for those who didn't already know.

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Posted: Jun 20, 2020 11:50 AM
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The 1955 Clemson/PC game was my first after coming to Clemson in July 1955.


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Posted: Jun 20, 2020 2:20 PM
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Definitely remember those "rat" caps and haircuts.

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My first thought about the pic with the cars


Posted: Jun 21, 2020 7:14 AM
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was that it was a picture of the Hill since it seems to be elevated.

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Its interesting how some players have face-masks, and others


Posted: Jun 22, 2020 8:09 AM
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do not. I always thought it was all or none. Also of interest- it looks like the Referee is as muddy as the player during that El Cid-Clemson game.

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