A. J. McClung Memorial Stadium

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A. J. McClung Memorial Stadium
A. J. McClung at the stadium named for him

A. J. McClung Memorial Stadium is a 15,000-seat sports stadium located in Columbus, Georgia. It was the site of football games between the Georgia Bulldogs and the Auburn Tigers from 1916 until 1958 (the Deep South's Oldest Rivalry).[1] The stadium now hosts the Fort Valley StateAlbany State (Fountain City Classic) and the TuskegeeMorehouse rivalry games, as well local youth football and soccer and high school football games.

The stadium was named for A. J. McClung, a former mayor of Columbus, and civil rights leader.

References[edit]

  1. ^ * "Columbus". The New Georgia Encyclopedia. georgiadogs.com. 2006. Archived from the original on 27 June 2011. Retrieved 17 October 2015. 

Coordinates: 32°27′07″N 84°59′06″W / 32.452°N 84.985°W / 32.452; -84.985