Today, Wright and Ditson is still a thing, and they will charge you more for a women's San Francisco Giants ($42) tank top than they charged George Petrie to uniform the entire Auburn football team. But only because Papa Petrie charmed them into a discount right before Christmas. Let's talk about it. (Visuals below.) You can listen to previous episodes of It's … [Read more...] about Auburn football fashion, 1892
It's Pronounced Jordan
In the beginning, shunning the Ham was the exact opposite of what Auburn Moses had in mind for the Iron Bowl. Blow your mind! Check out previous episodes here. … [Read more...] about It’s Pronounced Jordan: ‘Let my people go… to Birmingham’
In the late '60s, Shug—and you can blame Bama—stopped being good ol' Shug, at least when the situation called for it. And the '73 Sun Bowl called for it. "I don't put my hands on them. I don't want them to put their hands on me." Enjoy! And listen to previous episodes here. Oh, and on iTunes. We're on iTunes, iToo. And you can find some rare photos from the '73 Sun Bowl … [Read more...] about It’s Pronounced Jordan: DON’T TREAD ON SHUG
Over the course of writing a groundbreaking book on John Heisman's years at Auburn, I've pretty much decided that the final days of the Victorian era are a sort of temporal Bermuda Triangle for southern football. Because in addition to things like Auburn's win that wasn't over Georgia (and our nine-years-later loss that wasn't to LSU), there are at least three real, actual … [Read more...] about It’s Pronounced Jordan: Auburn’s forgotten 1900 game against Fort Barrancas
You'd think they would have fixed it, fixed it good, fixed it permanently. I mean, no one wanted any more of that. The 1899 controversy had lasted an entire year. The conference had to get involved. You'd think... … [Read more...] about It’s Pronounced Jordan: More Fun Crowd Control Stories of Pigskin Past!