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The Development of Death Valley in Louisiana: The Story of Tiger Stadium

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The North American Society for Sports History met this weekend in Nova Scotia for their annual convention. The three-day event saw a host of presentations on pretty much every sport you can imagine. As you might expect, college football was very much represented and that included LSU.

Last year was a banner one for LSU with a session devoted to Huey P. Long's sports building programs that included a presentation by Dr. Chad Seifried on the field house and pool built by the Kingfish. This year Seifried returned with a paper on Tiger Stadium -- probably the most famous structure built under Long's supervision with the possible exception of the Louisiana Capitol Building.

You can find the abstract of Siefried's paper over at Football Study Hall.

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