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This former Major Leaguer came from Red Land, home of the U.S. Little League winner. Can you ID him?

This former Major League baseball player is from Goldsboro, the area covered by the U.S. Little League champs from the Red Land Little League. This achieving athlete, one of the most accomplished baseball players to come from York County, Pa., … Continue reading

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York City Hall touts Colonial history, but city is mainly Victorian: Linked in with neat history stuff, Feb. 12, 2012

This longtime York Federal/Waypoint/Sovereign Bank Building on York, Pa.’s, South George Street is being transformed into York’s City Hall. The city’s choice of this visible venue presents an interesting cultural irony. The Colonial-style building promotes York City’s 18th-century past particularly … Continue reading

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York Revolution’s season opener No. 3: Remembering York/Adams major leaguers

John G. Coulson’s “Hanover Raiders, Minor League Baseball in Hanover, Pennsylvania” tells about the life and times and players in the Blue Ridge League. His work nicely adds to the repository of the names of major league players who hailed … Continue reading

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Ex-York countian, ex-Phillie Greg Gross: ‘I’m jealous not to be sitting there in the dugout with them’

Goldsboro’s Greg Gross played for 17 seasons with the Houston Astros, Chicago Cubs and Philadelphia Phillies, ending his Major League Baseball playing career in 1989. He has strong coaching links with several Phillies playing in the World Series. Background posts: … Continue reading

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