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Alabamiana: The first Iron Bowl in Auburn, 1989

On this day thirty years ago, the legendary Alabama-Auburn football game – the Iron Bowl – was played in Auburn’s Jordan-Hare Stadium for the first time. In 1989, Auburn not only had the home field advantage, they had beaten Bama three years prior, in 1986, ’87, and ’88. The Tigers’ victory in ’89 would make it four in a row. In the history of the series, which began in 1893, Auburn took off to an early lead, beating Alabama seven times in the first twelve games. In those days, the… Read more Alabamiana: The first Iron Bowl in Auburn, 1989