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Rome is located in northwestern Georgia, in the foothills of the Appalachian mountains, 50 miles northwest of Atlanta, GA. It is the largest town in a region that was a major center of the textile industry until the 1950s, using cotton grown nearby.
Teams that have played here
- Rome Romans, Southeastern League (1910, 1912)
- Rome Hillies, Southeastern League (1911)
- Rome Romans, Appalachian League (1913)
- Rome Romans, Georgia-Alabama League (1914-1916)
- Rome-Lindale Romans, Georgia-Alabama League (1917)
- Rome, Georgia State League (1920-1921)
- Rome Red Sox, Georgia-Alabama League (1950-1951)
- Rome Braves, South Atlantic League (2003-present)
Persons who were born here
- Bill Atwood, catcher
- Guy Cooper, pitcher
- Charlie Culberson, infielder
- Dustin Evans, minor league pitcher
- Clifford Flagello, minor league pitcher
- Chris Jefts, minor league pitcher
- Max Manning, Negro Leagues pitcher
- Russ Mitchell, infielder
- Hal Quick, infielder
Persons who died here
Educational institutions located here
- Heather S. Shores: "Working to Play, Playing to Work: The Northwest Georgia Textile League", in Baseball in the Peach State, The National Pastime, SABR, Volume 40 (2010), pp. 18-29.