Historic Clemson Photos #56 - Fike


by -
Discuss on the Football Message Board   Print   | TigerNetcom Facebook ClemsonTigerNet Twitter TigerNet RSS Feed

I'm pleased to present today's Historic Clemson Photo, submitted by long time TigerNet member Mintaka®.

These historic posts will each have a sponsor with a very brief video message. After playing, the update and photos will replace the video.

Thank you very much, and enjoy! --Crump and B-Meist

P.S. Please send any historic photos you would like to share to webmaster@tigernet.com
----------

In 1968, the Tiger's last opponent in Fike was Georgia Tech. The photo above was taken at that last game, ending a long run in the Fike gym.

Sometimes confusion surrounds Fike as to when it was built. In some publications the university lists Fike as being built in 1940, which is partly correct.

The gym at Fike actually goes all the way back to an era prior to the depression. The above and below photos show the construction of the gym in 1929. In those days it was simply called the "New Field House." On January 7, 1930 the New Field House was dedicated and opened as the Tigers took on the Furman. The captain of that Clemson team was Bob Jones.

Swinney announces change at quarterback
Swinney announces change at quarterback
Clemson-Wake Forest game time held for 2 possible times
Clemson-Wake Forest game time held for 2 possible times
Tony Elliott talks Clemson QB switch
Tony Elliott talks Clemson QB switch
Clemson-Syracuse depth charts released
Clemson-Syracuse depth charts released
Send Feedback to TigerNet Staff: Email | Comment
Discuss on the Football Message Board   Print   | TigerNetcom Facebook ClemsonTigerNet Twitter TigerNet RSS Feed
Post your comments!
Clemson-Syracuse depth charts released
Clemson-Syracuse depth charts released
Clemson-Wake Forest game time held for 2 possible times
Clemson-Wake Forest game time held for 2 possible times
Tony Elliott talks Clemson QB switch
Tony Elliott talks Clemson QB switch
Swinney announces change at quarterback
Swinney announces change at quarterback
Analysts see Lawrence named starter as right decision, key to Playoff success
Analysts see Lawrence named starter as right decision, key to Playoff success
Elliott says Feaster pushing for more playing time
Elliott says Feaster pushing for more playing time
Lawrence on previous loss to Syracuse: "We didn't come ready to play"
Lawrence on previous loss to Syracuse: "We didn't come ready to play"
WATCH: Etienne sees RB rotation clicking
WATCH: Etienne sees RB rotation clicking
Two Tigers named ACC Player of the Week
Two Tigers named ACC Player of the Week
Sign Up for E-Mail News Alerts
Features
Breaking
Daily Digest