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Shug sends honorary scholarship to a kid named Tiger

Letter from parents of Tiger Feld small 11.28.1972

In 1972, Shug’s typewriter burned ribbon with “best wishes” and “deep appreciation” to Auburn fans for their “real nice” letters. Best wishes. Deep appreciation. Real nice letter. Best wishes. Deep appreciation. Real nice letter. But you don’t send a form letter to a newborn named Tiger Feld, by God—you send ...

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Another great photo of Shug smoking

Shug cigarette small

The wire services were apparently hell-bent on making sure folks associated Shug Jordan with tobacco. Here’s another great shot of Shug the smoker from 1972. (You can go here and scroll down for another great shot. It’s huge. And he’s with that stuffed tiger.) Think the cigs affected his health? ...

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