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1895: Thomasville Town Team Whips Valdosta "28 to 0" in First Foot Ball Game Ever Played in South Georgia

July 25, 2009 --- Click to print

The first game of foot ball every played in Thomasville came off Thursday and Thomasville won by the score of 28 to 0.

(from November 30, 1895, Edition of Daily Times-Enterprise)

Thomasville scored 3 times in the 25-minute first half to lead 18-0 at the break.

Two Thomasville men played with Valdosta to give them a full squad since several of Valodsta's best players were unable to make the trip.

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