1913

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1913 in Clemson History

Events that occurred in 1913:

  • The 1912-1913 Clemson basketball team goes 9-5 in its second year of existence, both seasons coached by Frank Dobson.
  • Wayne Hart, future Clemson head football coach, coaches the Washington Vigilants, a professional football team, for one year. The team is undefeated.
  • January 11: The Clemson College Rifle Club has a meet with Cornell.
  • January 18: The Clemson College Rifle Club has a meet with Columbia.
  • January 25: The Clemson College Rifle Club has a meet with Dartmouth.
  • February 1: The Clemson College Rifle Club has a meet with Harvard.
  • February 8: The Clemson College Rifle Club has a meet with Lehigh.
  • February 15: The Clemson College Rifle Club has a meet with the Massachusetts Aggies.
  • March 1: The Clemson College Rifle Club has a meet with Norwich.
  • March 8: The Clemson College Rifle Club has a meet with North Georgia A & M.
  • March 15: The Clemson College Rifle Club has a meet with Princeton.
  • March 22: The Clemson College Rifle Club has a meet with Rhode Island.
  • March 29: The Clemson College Rifle Club has a meet with Maine.
  • April 5: The Clemson College Rifle Club has a meet with Vermont.
  • April 13: Doc Ezell pitches Clemson's first no-hitter baseball game, in a 5-0 victory over Eskine.
  • Bob Williams takes over the head football coaching job for the third time.
  • October 4: Clemson opens at home with a win over Davidson, 6-3. Tigers lead the series, 5-2-1.
  • October 11: In a road trip to play Alabama, the Tigers fall, 0-20. Tigers lead series, 3-2.
  • October 18: Alabama Polytechnic College (later Auburn) administers loss with identical score as the Alabama game the previous week, 0-20, to the Tigers on Bowman Field. Auburn leads the series 3-6.
  • October 30: Clemson blanks South Carolina, 32-0, in Columbia. Tigers lead the series, 8-3.
  • November 6: In a game played in Augusta, Georgia, the Tigers are defeated by Georgia, 15-18. Teams are now tied in their series, 8-8-1.
  • November 8: Clemson beats The Citadel in Charleston, 7-3. Tigers lead series, 5-0.
  • November 17: The Tigers whip Mercer, 52-0, in a road game. Clemson leads series, 2-1.
  • November 27: Georgia Tech defeats Clemson, 0-34, in Atlanta, giving them the series lead at 6-7-1. The Tigers have a 4-4 season record.
  • December 30: Edgar Allan Brown, future Clemson Life Trustee, marries Annie Love Sitgreaves.



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