Some articles on thanksgiving, played:
... See also Thanksgiving Classic and Thanksgiving Day Classic Professional football teams and leagues have played on Thanksgiving from the start, with pro leagues and teams having played on Thanksgiving since the 1890s ... New York Pro Football League which had held its championship on Thanksgiving 1919, and the Ohio League, which traditionally held its marquee matchups on Thanksgiving, combined into the NFL ... Detroit Lions and the Dallas Cowboys have played home games on Thanksgiving since 1934 and 1966, respectively, in a series called the Thanksgiving Classic ...
... college football rivalry games College and professional games played over Thanksgiving weekend are usually referred to as a Classic ... made it a tradition to play annual Thanksgiving games, holding 19 such games from 1885 to 1905 ... The Thanksgiving Day games between Michigan and the Chicago Maroons in the 1890s have been cited as "The Beginning of Thanksgiving Day Football." Today, however, the ...
... of Missouri high school football are held on the Friday and Saturday following Thanksgiving at the Edward Jones Dome in St ... schools (whether or not there were games played during the 1899, 1900, and 1905 seasons still remains unknown) and the 77th game played on Thanksgiving Day between the varsity teams of the two schools ... two games held in 1908 two games held in 1983 five years in which only the junior varsity squads played on Thanksgiving Day due to a playoff schedule ...
Famous quotes containing the words thanksgiving and/or played:
“The thanksgiving of the old Jew, Lord, I thank Thee that Thou didst not make me a woman, doubtless came from a careful review of the situation. Like all of us, he had fortitude enough to bear his neighbors afflictions.”
—Frances A. Griffin, U.S. suffragist. As quoted in History of Woman Suffrage, vol. 4, ch. 19, by Susan B. Anthony and Ida Husted Harper (1902)
“While my hair was still cut straight across my forehead
I played about the front gate, pulling flowers.
You came by on bamboo stilts, playing horse,
You walked about my seat, playing with blue plums.”
—Li Po (701762)