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August 7th Clemson Historic Picture Of The Day

Bob Bradley

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Today’s photos are of former Sports Information Director Bob Bradley.

The above photo is of Bob throwing out the first pitch at a Clemson baseball game several years ago. Bob Bradley is someone that every Clemson graduate and fan should know of as he transformed the art of sports information at Clemson.


Bradley also, in many ways, could be credited with helping Clemson become a place that was nationally known. Bradley worked 502 consecutive football games during his career at Clemson. Bradley was presented the Order of the Palmetto by the Governor's office and after his death was inducted into the Gator Bowl Hall of Fame.


Bradley redefined the field of sports information in 1979 when, under his direction, the Clemson Sports Information Department won nine national awards for its brochures and press guides. The 

For many years he and Frank Howard were quite a pair, telling stories and contributing to the tradition and legend of Clemson athletics. Bradley also was the editor of the Tiger newspaper his senior year. Originally from Greenville, Bob Bradley majored in Textile Manufacturing.


Bradley passed away on October 30, 2000 after a long battle with cancer.

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