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In Georgia History

Seasoning Opening Shutout

Atlanta Braves pitcher Rick Mahler opened the 1982 season against San Diego with a two-hit shutout, launching the Braves to a phenomenal 13-0 start.
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In Their Own Words

Journal Entry on Slaves Unable to Attend Church

On St. Simons Island, Fanny Kemble Butler was somewhat shocked to find that the overseer of her husband’s plantation had issued an order prohibiting the slaves from attending church: “In the evening I had a visit from Mr. C[ouper] and...
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