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Loveliest of the Plains: Mary Moates, Trophy Girl

The James E. Foy V-ODK Sportsmanship Trophy—say that three times real fast—is coming home tonight on the wings of Chris Davis (PLEASE BE THE CELEBRITY N). Win the Iron Bowl, win the trophy. It’s a tradition. Has been for a while.

Here’s it is in 1957, just before Auburn earned it the most it ever had or has (points-wise). The trophy is on the right.

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Previously: Loveliest of the Plains: Lynn Monroe roasting by an open fire.

Check out in our growing Loveliest of the Plains archives here.

For a $10 donation to TWER (just make sure you include your address), you can turn your car into a Bramblettmobile! Or a Hot Rod, if you will… If you’ve already made a donation just for the O:MG sticker, don’t worry—you’ll get the 109 Yards sticker, too! But act fast, supplies are limited…

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