February 25 in San Antonio history…

1909
Baylor University brings its basketball team to San Antonio to play four games in two days in order to stake its claim as the best basketball team in the state of Texas.  The Bears hope to play Main Avenue High School, the YMCA, Fort Sam Houston and Turners teams.  They are only able to schedule the first three teams and only defeat the Fort Sam Houston team (35-18), losing to the high school (17-24) and YMCA (34-36) teams.

1981
Frost Bros. of San Antonio announced it will open a high-fashion store in Dallas’ NorthPark Center – its first store in the hometown stronghold of Neiman-Marcus.  The store, to open about July 1, will be Frost Bros. 12th fashion specialty store and the first outside of South Texas.

1982
Athens, Georgia’s own B-52′s play their first concert in San Antonio at Rock Saloon.

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