There are many sporting opportunities in Jackson, including sports teams, golf courses and recreational parks.
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Fast facts about Jackson sports and recreation:
The Mississippi Braves are the Triple-A affilliate of the Atlanta Braves.
Jackson's Millsaps College was the summer home for the NFL's New Orleans Saints in 2006 and 2007.
There are 54 city parks and facilities in Jackson, covering around 2,300 acres of land.
There are eight miles of walking trails in Jackson.