Tiger Statues

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Key West, FL
McPherson, KS
Sebastopol, CA
The Tiger in Key West stood in front of Glynn Archer Elementary School when this photo was taken in 2009. The tiger was the school's mascot. The sheet metal sculpture was produced by George Carey and his Key West High School welding class in 1986. In 2013, the school closed and was about to be converted into a new City Hall. The tiger was going to be moved to another school but the decision was ultimately to keep it where it was originally. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

The Tiger in McPherson is installed in front of Central Christian College. The tiger, aka "Toby the Tiger", is the school's mascot. This photo is from 2010. The sculpture was repainted in 2013. In 2017, it was moved inside the lobby of the school's library. For more, see this website.

This Tiger sculpture in Sebastopol was created by Patrick Amiot. It was installed at Analy High School by 2008. The tiger is the school's mascot. [map]

Memphis, TN
This Tiger statue is installed in front of Armstrong Relocation. It was part of the "Tigers Around Town" public art installation in 2012 to commemorate the University of Memphis Centennial. The tiger is the school's mascot. 100 of these statues were built and installed in different locations with unique paint jobs. This one, named Butterscotch, was painted by Steven Harper. Most, if not all, of these statues remain. For more, see this website. [map]

Middleton, TN
Natural Bridge, VA
This Tiger statue in Middleton is installed in front of Middleton High School. The tiger is the school mascot. [map]

This Tiger statue in Natural Bridge was created around the mid-1990s by Mark Cline. It is installed at an Exxon station. This statue was produced from the mold that Cline created when he made a tiger statue for Towson University. This statue has a raised front paw while the other statue does not. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Clermont, FL
Hattiesburg, MS
This Tiger statue in Clermont is located at the Showcase of Citrus. [map]

This Tiger statue in Hattiesburg is installed on top of the Hattiesburg Zoo sign. [map]

Mike the Tiger
Baton Rouge, LA
This 12-foot-long, bronze Mike the Tiger sculpture at Louisiana State University is installed on campus in front of the real tiger mascot's habitat. The sculpture was created by Patrick Miller around 2008. For more, see this website. [map]

Houston, TX
This Tiger sculpture is installed in front of Granville M. Sawyer Auditorium at the Texas Southern University. Does anyone know when the sculpture was built and/or who the sculptor was? Tommy the Tiger is the university's mascot.

Bengal Tiger
Pocatello, ID
This bronze Bengal Tiger sculpture was installed at Idaho State University in 2012. It was created by Malynda Cooper. The previous statue was created from papier-mache by Charles Koval in the late 1950s or early 1960s for a parade float. That statue was removed in 2013. It was put in storage but later destroyed. For more, see this website. [map]

Detroit, MI
These Tigers are located at Comerica Park, the stadium of the Detroit Tigers baseball team. The sculptures were designed/created by Michael Keropian for the new stadium which opened in 2000. There are nine tigers are at ballpark's entrances. The largest one at ground level is 15 feet tall while a couple on the roof are 30 feet long. The pillars are incised with tiger scratch marks and tiger heads with baseballs in their mouths. There are also two 80-foot-tall baseball bats. For more, see this website. [map]

Golden Tiger
Gainesville, GA
The Golden Tiger is the mascot of Brenau University which is near this bronze statue. It was sculpted by Gregory Johnson and installed in 2013. It is 14 feet long. The statue was named Lucile as a tribute to Lucile Townsend Pearce, the wife of a previous University president. [map]

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