“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Baton Rouge in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)

Chellis “Mike” Chambers

Athletic Trainer


—LSU Tigers 1936 —

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April 16, 2016
1. Chellis "Mike" Chambers Marker
Inscription.  He was largely responsible for the idea and fund raising for a live mascot for LSU. The student body, when asked to name the new tiger chanted the name "MIKE!"

Tiger Mike
LSU Tigers
Mike is a Bengal Tiger. He stands 7 feet tall, weighs 450 lbs, and enjoys bathing, eating and sleeping. On game days his strength and ferocity can be felt throughout campus.

Presented by his fraternal brothers of Pi Kappa Alpha.
Erected by Pi Kappa Alpha.
Location. 30° 24.797′ N, 91° 11.103′ W. Marker is in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in East Baton Rouge Parish. Marker can be reached from the intersection of North Stadium Road and West Stadium Drive, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is located inside the Mike the Tiger Habitat. Marker is in this post office area: Baton Rouge LA 70802, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mike the Tiger - History (within shouting distance of this marker); Ken Kavanaugh, Sr. (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Roy "Moonie" Winston
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2. Chellis "Mike" Chambers Marker
(about 400 feet away); Max Fugler (about 400 feet away); Billy Cannon (about 400 feet away); Sid Fournet (about 400 feet away); Gaynell "Gus" Tinsley (about 400 feet away); Marvin "Moose" Stewart (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baton Rouge.
Also see . . .  Mike Chambers. (Submitted on April 18, 2016.)
Categories. Fraternal or Sororal OrganizationsSports
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April 16, 2016
3. Chellis "Mike" Chambers Marker
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 17, 2016. This page has been viewed 181 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 17, 2016. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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