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Boxing -- Archie Slaten, March 1952
The sport of boxing was one of the most popular and successful athletic programs on campus through the 1950's. Boxing matches against rival college and university teams attracted sizeable crowds. This March 4, 1952 photograph captures UM boxer Archie Slaten in action against an opponent from The Citadel.

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Buy Our Stadium
The undefeated Miami Hurricanes helped to spur the development of a 1927 campaign for a football stadium in Coral Gables. The campaign, "Its Our University," promoted season ticket subscriptions to support the building fund for a 60,000 seat stadium on the Coral Gables Campus.

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Cheerleaders, 1945
Support for sports teams has continued throughout the University's history beginning with the first undefeated football season in 1926. Stories of games, pep rallies and athletic heroes fill the pages of the Miami Hurricane.

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Coaching Staff, 1946
The coaching staff in 1946 were, in front row, left to right: Tony Cianci, tackle coach; Lloyd Bennett, track; Jack Harding, athletic director and head football coach; Billy Regan, boxing; Hart Morris, line and basketball. In the back row are: Mercer Beasley, tennis; Tom Lamar, swimming; Walt Kichefski, end coach and director of recreation, South Campus; Bill Dayton, trainer; and Eddie Dunn, backfield and baseball.

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Crew Team Practices
The crew team practices on the inter-coastal waterway between Miami Beach and the mainland.

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First UM Football Team
The first Hurricane football team assembled in their uniforms for this 1926 portrait.

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Football Team Poster, 1926-1927
Football is one of many sports with a proud athletic tradition at the University of Miami. The initial season of 1926 included a Thanksgiving Day victory over the University of Havana.

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Football Team, 1972
The 1972 football team fought hard for their 5-6 record amid change and re-organization in the Athletic Department.

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