Glory Days: ABAC athletics opens exhibit in museum

ABAC athletics with an exhibit open in the museum
Alan Kramer (Source: WALB)
Alan Kramer (Source: WALB)
Mike Chason (Source: WALB)
Mike Chason (Source: WALB)

TIFT CO., GA (WALB) - Abraham Baldwin Agricultural college has over a century of athletic excellence to share.

Lucky for you, they've opened an exhibit in Tifton with that purpose in mind.

The Glory Days exhibit is open in the gallery of the Georgia Museum of Agriculture.

For the cost of museum admission, you can check out photos and artifacts that date back to the early 1900s.

ABAC has storied programs.

They've won five total Junior college national championships.

It's golf program had a span of 27 state titles in 28 years.

Also included in the exhibit are elements from the hall of fame which is in its 11th year of existence.

The mission of this exhibit is to celebrate the Golden Stallions traditions and history with the community.

"When you know Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College is just a mile down the road and this is part of ABAC," said Athletics director Alan Kramer. "You know that it's a community and it just comes to life. It's an institution that's just more than just going to school."

"We have tape of the 1982 state championship game when the Stallions won the title," said Director of Public relations emeritus Mike Chason.

"The team that was inducted this year into the ABAC athletics hall of fame."

The Gallery opens at 9 a.m. Tuesday through Saturday and will be available until July 5th.

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