Artist: Kylie Asselin
School: Heard Elementary, Dothan
"Alabama/Auburn football game, Feb. 22, 1893"
1893 February 22: The first Auburn/Alabama football game is played in Birmingham's Lakeview Park before a crowd of 5,000 spectators. Auburn won this first match-up 32-22. The rivalry continued until 1907 when the games were stopped, with the renewal of the series not coming until 1948.
Created: October 12, 2007
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