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Century-Old Monument to the Big Game

Posted November 17, 1999

Football Statue
Berkeley Archive photo

Cal fans headed for the Big Game against Stanford, Nov. 20, can take inspiration from Football Statue, a monument dedicated to Cal's early dominance against its archrival. San Francisco Mayor James D. Phelan in 1898 offered the Douglas Tilden statue to the team that won the Big Game two years in a row. Cal defeated Stanford in both the 1898 and 1899 games.

The inscription at its base reads: "The prize of superiority in football...." The unveiling, pictured here, took place May 12, 1900. The statue stands near the south fork of Strawberry Creek, between Valley Life Sciences and Haas Pavilion.




November 17 - 23, 1999 (Volume 28, Number 15)
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