ADA, Ohio – An Ohio town long associated with the manufacture of footballs has set a Guinness World Record for the most footballs thrown at once.
The record-keeping organization certified the record, which was attempted October 25 by 950 people simultaneously throwing a football on the Ada War Memorial Stadium football field.
The Lima News reports that students from kindergarten through twelfth-grade joined teachers, coaches, bus drivers, school staff and community members.
The Wilson Football factory in Ada donated more than 1,000 commemorative footballs for the attempt.
Workers at the factory hand-make about 3,000 footballs a day.
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