MEMPHIS - Fifty years and six days ago, George and Augusta Canale drove from their farm outside of Germantown to Crump Stadium in Midtown to watch Mississippi State and Tennessee play football.
They were among 22,013 who basked in an 80-degree afternoon to watch a 7-6 Mississippi State win, secured when the Vols failed a two-point conversion in the fourth quarter.
The Canales didn't know whether to be happy or sad. They had four sons playing in that one game, and their loyalties were divided: Three of their sons suited up for Tennessee; one wore a Mississippi State uniform.
So when it came time to choose a seat for the afternoon, they picked neither the north or the south side.
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