1971 Georgia Rug Mill Softball Team

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Georgia Rug Mill fielded this softball team in the Summer of 1971. Pictured above, from left to right, are batboy Mike Bennett, Allen Baggett, Eddy Ellenburg, Steve Groce, John Weems, Stanley Burrage, Lefty Norton, Ray Casey, Kenny Howell, Wright Wheeler, Roland Jones, Sam Peppers, and Phil Cavin.

From left to right: (front row) Eddy Ellenburg, Stanley Burrage, Kenny Howell, Mike Bennett, Lefty Norton, Steve Groce, and Phil Cavin; (back row) Allen Baggett, John Weems, Ray Casey, Wright Wheeler, Sam Peppers, and Roland Jones.

Thanks to my brother-in-law, Robert "Lefty" Norton, for helping identify all the players.

Photographs by T. Emmett Nunn. Courtesy of Chattooga County Library.

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