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On This Day – September 28

Sept. 28, 2000

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On this day has been provided to by the authors of the book, Clemson: Where the Tigers Play. Three members of the Clemson Athletic family wrote the book: Associate Sports Information Director Sam Blackman, Sports Information Director Emeritus Bob Bradley and Men’s Tennis Coach Chuck Kriese.

September 28, 1974 Football – page 65 The Georgia Tech football team made its first appearance in history at Clemson. For years Clemson had always gone to Atlanta for the series. Clemson won the contest, 21-17.

September 28, 1977 Volleyball – page 67 Clemson played its first volleyball match ever and was victorious over USC Spartanburg, 15-9, 13-15, 16-14.

Clemson: Where the Tigers Play, covers the major events that have occurred in over a century of athletic competition. From Frank Howard’s homespun humor to the National Championships Clemson has won in various sports, this book gives the many details of the Tigers at play.

For more information on purchasing the book contact Sam Blackman: Phone – 864.639.4400 e-mail –