Hoosiers & Spartans Compete for “Old Brass Spittoon”

Photo courtesy of michiganzone.blogspot.com.

On Saturday, the Hossiers and the Spartans will battle for the Old Brass Spittoon for the 55th time. Believed to be over 100 years old when it was first found near the MSU campus, the Old Brass Spittoon was first presented in 1950 when MSU defeated Indiana, and has been awarded to the winner of the MSU-IU meeting ever since. The Spartans lead the all-time series 41-15-2 and have lost just twice to the Hoosiers since 1995.

Game time is set for Saturday, October 6 at 12pm EST in Indiana’s Memorial Stadium, Bloomington.

About: Heather Blackmon-doForno

As a member of the Ohio State University Marching Band, I quickly grew to appreciate the dedication and pride each Big Ten Marching Band exhibits, as well as the traditions, history and culture of each school they represent. Being a passionate world traveler, my trips to Big Ten schools have always involved an effort to go beyond the game, scoping out the best local places to eat, delving into local history, viewing the campus architecture and learning about quirky folklore.