Saturday, November 24, 2012

History of Thanksgiving Football

Today's historical tidbit doesn't have to do with Tennesee, per se, although many Tennesseans take part in the following tradition:

Yale and Princeton played each other on Thanksgiving Day, 1876.  This began their tradition of playing each other every Thanksgiving.  Other teams followed suit, and, thus, football has become an integral part of American Thanksgiving Day and Thanksgiving Weekend celebrations. 


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