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1978 Alabama Crimson Tide Artwork: Unisex Varsity Color-⁠Block Hooded Sweatshirt

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Color: black ink

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The Alabama Crimson Tide refers to the intercollegiate athletic varsity teams that represent the University of Alabama, located in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. The origin of the mascot dates back to a game between Alabama and Ole Miss on October 8, 1930. Some excited fan in the stands bellowed, 'Hold your horses, the elephants are coming!' and out stamped this Alabama varsity." Sportswriters began to refer to Alabama as the "Red Elephants," the "red" as a nod to the players' crimson jerseys, and the name stuck throughout what became a national championship season and beyond. Despite the nickname, it would be nearly five decades before Alabama recognized the animal as its official mascot. However, elephants featured prominently to game day tradition long before this point. Throughout the 1940s, for instance, the University kept a live elephant mascot named "Alamite" that was a regular sight on game days.
Product details
The Varsity Color-Block Hoodie will take you back in time. The athletic inspired stripes give you the sporty but retro look, perfect for watching your team win or relaxing at home. Enjoy the comfort of sustainably-sourced and USA grown cotton.
  • 50/50 Cotton/ Polyester NuBlend® Pre-shrunk Fleece
  • SIZING RUNS SMALL
  • Made with sustainably-sourced, USA-grown cotton
  • Athletic inspired varsity stripes on sleeves
  • No drawcord in hood
  • Tear-away label
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