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Two Baseball Rookies–One from York, One from Baltimore

It was March 7, 1914. The scene was Fayetteville, N.C., where Baltimore Orioles pitchers and catchers had been sent for “pre-spring training drills.” One of the rookies was the “brash left-handed pitcher, George Herman Ruth, fresh from St. Mary’s Industrial … Continue reading

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York Baseball Team Opens 1908 Season with No Practice

York County has embraced the York Revolution minor league baseball team. Their win-loss record on the field wasn’t that great last year, but the combination of family-friendly entertainment with the chance to see a real live baseball game in a … Continue reading

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York’s Small’s Meadow Field Had Real Hay and Cows

Small Field, the athletic field for York High, was the subject of a recent post. I checked further into the files at York County Heritage Trust and found that the gift was a real surprise to the York City school … Continue reading

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Baseball & York County–Like Mom & Apple Pie

Photo from 1928 York Gazette & Daily microfilm at York County Heritage Trust. O.K., so maybe a lot of moms don’t bake apple pie anymore, but baseball is still big in York County, PA. Glen Rock native Cliff Heathcote, who … Continue reading

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