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Penn Park field, York, Pa.’s, first known ballpark: Then & now.

Linked in/Neat stuff:  ‘Pennsylvania Barn Stories’/Stewartstown RR rolls again   Spring will eventually get here – and so will baseball. Which brings us to a then-and-now scene. This is York, Pa.’s, first known baseball stadium, Penn Park field. It spread out at … Continue reading

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5,000 Penn Park fans witnessed first York night baseball

This York (Pa.) Gazette story from Aug. 29, 1901, tells about the first night baseball game played in York – and probably York County. Special rules were put in for this game. Background posts: Sons of Union vets seeking relatives … Continue reading

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