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Museum seeking Tiger basketball T-shirts for exhibit

By Updated: June 10, 2019 2:22 PM CT | Published: June 10, 2019 2:10 PM CT

One of your favorite Memphis Tigers basketball T-shirts may soon be on display in the Pink Palace Museum.

The museum is seeking such T-shirts and your stories behind them as it prepares to celebrate 100 years of Tiger basketball.

Pink Palace’s “Tiger Hoops: 100 Years of Memphis Basketball” exhibit featuring those shirts be on display March 7 to Oct. 4, 2020, according to a release.

The museum is asking Memphis Tiger basketball fans to bring their favorite Tiger basketball T-shirt to the museum on Sunday, July 28, from noon to 4 p.m. for Tiger Hoops Community Involvement Day. A free, general admission pass to the museum will be given to those who bring in a Tiger T-shirt. The museum’s address is 3050 Central Ave.

Not all fan T-shirts will be displayed in the exhibit, yet images of every T-shirt submitted will appear online on the exhibit’s website. T-shirts that do go on display will be on loan to the museum from July 28, 2019 until Oct. 9, 2020.

For more information, contact the Pink Palace’s collections developer, Jestein Gibson, at 901-636-2327 or jestein.gibson@memphistn.gov.

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