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    Johnny Orr Banner in Hilton

    Went to my first game of the year last night. Aside from the game, i really liked the new banners, especially for the Olympians.

    But...has anyone commented on the Johnny Orr banner? Did i miss it in another thread? It says 1981-1994, which is wrong. Should be 1980-1994, right?


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    Re: Johnny Orr Banner in Hilton

    yes...1980-1994



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    Re: Johnny Orr Banner in Hilton

    Athletic Department FAIL



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    Re: Johnny Orr Banner in Hilton

    Not a fail.

    1980-81 was his first season. In sports that span two calendar years, it's commonplace to refer to the season by the ending year -- i.e., 1980-81 is the 1981 season.



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    Re: Johnny Orr Banner in Hilton

    Quote Originally Posted by theshadow View Post
    Not a fail.

    1980-81 was his first season. In sports that span two calendar years, it's commonplace to refer to the season by the ending year -- i.e., 1980-81 is the 1981 season.
    That makes sense. Just seems a little misleading when you look at it, though.


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    Re: Johnny Orr Banner in Hilton

    Quote Originally Posted by ce1 View Post
    That makes sense. Just seems a little misleading when you look at it, though.
    Of course, it's also misleading to say 80-94, which implies 15 years (seasons), when it's only 14. Perhaps less misleading, but when there's no perfect right answer . . .


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