The 1955 Auburn Tigers
by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
The Beaube twins of Alabama City were given $1,000 by an Auburn coach in late November 1955. The money was returned by the coveted athletes' father, a preacher. Auburn incurred a $2,000 fine and an indefinite suspension from the Southeastern Conference Executive Committee. My book looks at the circumstances of the fine and probation, leaving it for readers to determine the ethics of the penalty.