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Encyclopedia > Raisin Bowl

The Raisin Bowl was an annual series of five post-season American college football bowl games played in Fresno, California, from 1946 to 1949. The first four games were played on January 1, the last on December 31. The games pitted a California team against an at-large team. The California team prevailed in four of the five games. This game is not to be confused with the California Bowl which was later staged in Fresno, which in its later years was marketed as the California Raisin Bowl due to the sale of naming rights to the California Raisin Marketing Board.


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The Raisin Bowl 1948 (834 words)
The 3rd Annual Raisin Bowl was played before 14,000 fans with temperatures in the 50’s and a clear sky that allowed the fans a panoramic view of the snow-capped mountains to the east.
The Raisin Bowl was won in the trenches as Pacific was able to prevent Wichita’s vaunted offense from punching the ball across on several occasions and was able to open holes in the Shocker’s line as the game progressed.
Today you are about to witness the Third Annual Raisin Bowl with a ferocious California Tiger attempting to subdue a rough Kansas Shocker.
Kellogg's Raisin Bran Cereal (205 words)
Raisin Bran is a breakfast cereal made up of wheat bran flakes mixed with raisins.
The name "Raisin Bran" was at one time trademarked, but widespread use of the term caused it to become generic, so it can't be subject to trademark protection any longer.
It is known for its advertising slogan, "Two scoops of raisins in Kellogg's Raisin Bran" and its mascot, an animated sun named "Sunny" introduced in 1966.
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