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The Iron Bowl is the common name for the college football game between the University of Alabama Crimson Tide and the Auburn University Tigers.The series is considered one of the best and most hard-fought rivalries in all of sports. As the rivalry was mainly played in Birmingham Alabama for many years, the name of the Iron Bowl comes from Birmingham's historic role in the steel industry.[Alabama leads the series with an overall record of 40-34-1.

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The Iron Bowl used to be played at Legion Field in Birmingham, and due to the great iron and steel production of Birmingham the match-up between these two teams became known as the Iron Bowl.

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