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A Year-by-Year Breakdown of the Thanksgiving Football Rivalry

Milton and Braintree will meet on the football field for the 82nd time on Thanksgiving. Milton High leads the series 42-37-1.

The Milton High School Wildcats and Braintree High Wamps first met on the Thanksgiving Day gridiron in 1920. Outside of breaks from 1923 to 1930 and in 1936 and 1940, the game has been a staple in both communities for 82 meetings.

Though the Wildcats are on a three-game losing slide, Milton leads the series with a record of 42-37-1.

The rivalry will be rekindled on Thursday, November 24, at 10 a.m. on Milton's Brook Field.

Below is the score from every year the Thankgiving Day game was played.

1920: Milton 18, Braintree 7

1921: Milton 46, Braintree 0

1922: Milton 19, Braintree 0

1923-30: No record

1931: Milton 6, Braintree 0

1932: Milton 2, Braintree 0

1933: Milton 20, Braintree 18

1934: Braintree 7, Milton 0

1935: (tie) Braintree 6, Milton 6

1936: No game

1937: Milton 22, Braintree 0

1938: Milton 7, Braintree 6

1939: Braintree 13, Milton 6

1940: No game

1941: Braintree 13, Milton 0

1942: Braintree 29, Milton 7

1943: Milton 19, Braintree 13

1944: Milton 24, Braintree 6

1945: Braintree 25, Milton 7

1946: Milton 19, Braintree 6

1947: Braintree 18, Milton 7

1948: Milton 15, Braintree 6

1949: Braintree 16, Milton 14

1950: Braintree 46, Milton 12

1951: Braintree 7, Milton 6

1952: Braintree 13, Milton 6

1953: Braintree 41, Milton 0

1954: Braintree 24, Milton 6

1955: Braintree 33, Milton 12

1956: Braintree 39, Milton 13

1957: Braintree 6, Milton 0

1958: Braintree 22, Milton 0

1959: Braintree 26, Milton 8

1960: Milton 14, Braintree 0

1961: Milton 30, Braintree 0

1962: Milton 14, Braintree 0

1963: Milton 16, Braintree 0

1964: Milton 28, Braintree 22

1965: Braintree 14, Milton 6

1966: Braintree 20, Milton 14

1967: Braintree 26, Milton 8

1968: Braintree 40, Milton 16

1969: Milton 18, Braintree 15

1970: Braintree 26, Milton 14

1971: Milton 12, Braintree 6

1972: Braintree 29, Milton 0

1973: Braintree 20, Milton 13

1974: Milton 28, Braintree 8

1975: Milton 15, Braintree 6

1976: Braintree 30, Milton 3

1977: Milton 16, Braintree 0

1978: Braintree 22, Milton 19

1979: Milton 14, Braintree 13

1980: Braintree 7, Milton 6

1981: Milton 6, Braintree 0

1982: Milton 14, Braintree 8

1983: Braintree 20, Milton 0

1984: Milton 15, Braintree 13

1985: Milton 21, Braintree 0

1986: Milton 31, Braintree 6

1987: Braintree 20, Milton 6

1988: Braintree 16, Milton 8

1989: Milton 27, Braintree 0

1990: Milton 41, Braintree 6

1991: Milton 21, Braintree 19

1992: Milton 9, Braintree 7

1993: Milton 28, Braintree 0

1994: Milton 38, Braintree 20

1995: Milton 15, Braintree 12

1996: Braintree 38, Milton 6

1997: Milton 23, Braintree 21

1998: Milton 21, Braintree 6

1999: Milton 28, Braintree 7

2000: Milton 21, Braintree 14

2001: Milton 54, Braintree 22

2002: Braintree 20, Milton 14 (OT)

2003: Braintree 26, Milton 20 (2OT)

2004: Milton 29, Braintree 13

2005: Braintree 26, Milton 20 (OT)

2006: Braintree 13, Milton 12

2007: Milton 42, Braintree 20

2008: Braintree 21, Milton 13

2009: Braintree 10, Milton 7

2010: Braintree 20, Milton 19

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