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When the football team arrived in Pasadena , the reporters greeting them, including syndicated columnist Grantland Rice , associated their large size with the elephants on their luggage.
Another story dates to At the end of the quarter, the earth started to tremble, there was a distant rumble that continued to grow. Some excited fan in the stands bellowed, 'Hold your horses, the elephants are coming,' and out stamped this Alabama varsity. It was the first time that I had seen it and the size of the entire eleven nearly knocked me cold, men that I had seen play last year looking like they had nearly doubled in size.
Yet, despite the unofficial status as the Crimson Tide's mascot, the elephant was very much part of the school's football traditions by the s. It was in that decade that a live elephant mascot named "Alamite" was a regular sight on game days in Tuscaloosa. For several years it was traditional for the pachyderm to lead the homecoming parade and Alamite would also bear that year's queen onto the field prior to the game.
Sports writers continued to refer to Alabama as the "Red Elephants" afterward, referring to their crimson jerseys. The team shut out eight of ten opponents, allowing a total of only 13 points all season. The "Red Elephants" rolled up points that season, including a victory over Washington State in the Rose Bowl.
Despite these early associations of the elephant to the University of Alabama , the university did not officially accept the elephant as university mascot until Alabama's elephant mascot is known as " Big Al ". The Million Dollar Band , the University of Alabama's marching band , was founded in with 14 members under the direction of Dr.
Gustav Wittig. In , the band became a military band and was led by students until The September issue of Southern Living selected the Million Dollar Band as one of the top ten most outstanding bands in the South. In it became the twenty-second band to be honored with the Sudler Trophy , given by the Sousa Foundation to recognize "collegiate marching bands of particular excellence that have made outstanding contributions to the American way of life. There are two stories to the naming of the Million Dollar Band.
The main one is from a time when Alabama's football wasn't doing so well. They were playing Georgia Tech and the coach of Georgia Tech stated, "Your football team isn't worth a nickel, but you have a million dollar band. In the second story, W. Though accounts vary, it is reported that in order for the band to attend the game they had to solicit funds from local businesses.
They were able to collect enough funds to ride in a tourist sleeper to the game.These videos will center on the Foundry trade as witnessed in the United States Navy by just under Molders(at least during the time I was in). I will mak.