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The Football Statue, by Douglas Tilden, was a prize offered in 1898 by James D. Phelan, mayor of San Francisco, to whichever team won the Big Game two years in a row. Cal won both the 1898 and the 1899 game.

Read text of Article: "Triumph of Blue and Gold," The San Francisco Chronicle, Dec. 1, 1899


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