30% Off | Use Code: FALLBALL30

1989 Illinois Fighting Illini ICONIC® Men's Long-⁠Sleeve T-⁠Shirt

By Vintage Brand™ not affiliated with or sponsored by Illinois Fighting Illini

Color: white

$27.99 $39.99
You Save: $12.00

The origin of Chief Illiniwek dates to 1926, when Ray Dvorak, assistant director of bands at the University of Illinois, conceived the idea of having a Native American war dance performed during halftime of Illinois football games. The first performance occurred on October 30, 1926 at Memorial Stadium during the halftime of a game against the University of Pennsylvania. Chief Illiniwek was the symbol of the University of Illinois, from October 30, 1926 to February 21, 2007. Chief Illiniwek was portrayed by a student to represent the Illiniwek, the state's namesake, although the regalia worn was from the Sioux. The University of Illinois retired Chief Illiniwek in 2007, with his last official performance on February 21, 2007, at the last men's home basketball game of the regular season against Michigan, in Assembly Hall.
Product details
The Iconic long sleeve tee is made with sustainably sourced USA grown cotton that's exceptionally soft and made to last. Whether its on the field or off, the Iconic long sleeve tee will soon become your favorite go to tee.
  • Soft lightweight 4.6 oz
  • 100% Ring-spun Cotton
  • Classic fit
  • Made with sustainably sourced USA grown cotton
  • High-density fabric for exceptional print clarity
  • Heather colors are CVC
Above image Copyright 2018 Vintage Brand. LLC and part of the Vintage Brand® Collection of retro works of art. Vintage Brand® and its products are not affiliated with, licensed, sponsored, or endorsed by any college, university, professional team, league, event, or licensing entity. All designs are derived from actual historic works of art existing in the public domain.
  • Also Available As

Subscribe and Receive 40% Off

* Check your inbox to activate your promo code.

40% OFF CODE

Social Media

Our products are not affiliated with, licensed, sponsored, or endorsed by any college, team, league, event or licensing entity. The work of art incorporated into this product has been copied from a work that is in the public domain. Vintage Brand® LLC, products are not authorized or sponsored by any college, team, league, or event. All products are designed by Vintage Brand® and manufactured for Vintage Brand®. Privacy policy | CAL Disclosure.