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1950 Colorado Buffaloes Cutting Board

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$38.49 $54.99
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(15.5" x 11.25")

Ralphie the Buffalo is the name of the live mascot of the University of Colorado Buffaloes. The team of "Ralphie Handlers", who are varsity student-athletes, run Ralphie around Folsom Field, in a horse shoe pattern before each half of each home game. In 1934, a contest determined the school mascot to be the buffaloes. For the final football game of the 1934 season, a group of students paid $25 to rent a buffalo calf to stand on the sidelines. Along with a real cowboy caretaker, it took four students to keep the calf calm on the sidelines. As far as luck though, Colorado won 7–0 against the University of Denver. In 1966 it was decided the university needed a full-time live buffalo mascot. The original "Ralphie" was donated to Colorado in March 1966. Ralphie first appeared on the sidelines of a football game on October 1, 1966. Colorado beat Kansas State 10–0. Around that same time, head football coach Eddie Crowder was approached with the idea of the buffalo charging out on the field before the game, the team closely following. After much discussion, the debut of this great tradition took place on September 16, 1967. Colorado beat Baylor 27–7. Ever since then Ralphie has been leading the way as the football team takes the field.
Product details
Inspire the chef with a beautiful tempered glass cutting board featuring their favorite team, or use as a cheese plate or snack tray while tailgating. Artwork has been reproduced from the original and has been digitally restored, framed, and enhanced for vibrant color. Rubber feet keep it from slipping on any surface.
  • Large Rectangle Dimension: 11.25” x 15.5” x .15”
  • Textured, tempered glass with rounded corners and no-slip rubber feet
  • Dishwasher safe, for maximum life we recommend hand washing
  • Weight: 2.54 lbs.
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