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University of Texas tower campus historical
The University of Texas officially opened in 1883. University of Texas/Facebook
Pig Bellmont University of Texas first mascot
UT's original mascot was not a Longhorn, but a dog named Pig. Courtesy photo
University of Texas baseball team 1898
UT baseball team in 1898. Photo courtesy of Virginia Gerstenberg