Purdue Basketball Boiler Up

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In an attempt to bring more enthusiasm to football games at Ross-Ade Stadium, former head coach Joe Tiller's wife, Arnette, came up with the phrase "Boiler Up" in 1997. It immediately caught on and has remained a constant, even unofficially being incorporated into the Purdue fight song, "Hail Purdue."

What Arnette didn't know at the time of Boiler Up's origin was that in the days of steam-powered locomotives, when the fireman got the fire in the coal box hot enough for the engine to run, he would exclaim "Boiler's up!"

  • 4.2 oz., 50/25/25 polyester/combed ringspun cotton/rayon, 32 singles
  • Fabric laundered
  • Set-in 1x1 triblend baby rib collar
  • Side seamed
  • Officially Licensed
  • Vintage Black
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