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Old Smyser-Royer building’s rebirth is one of York, Pa.’s, brightest success stories

Linked in/Neat stuff: Lefty George’s number?/Powwowing, Lancaster County style Artist Cliff Satterthwaite sent in this undated photograph from a color slide (remember those) of a mystery building. Well, the car in this picture indicates it was from the 1960s or 1970s. And … Continue reading

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Vancouver, B.C., has beauty, but York, Pa., has a life-sized Brooks Robinson statue

Baseball great Brooks Robinson is seen in his York (Pa.) White Roses uniform in 1955. His statue can be seen everyday in Brooks Robinson Plaza at York’s Sovereign Bank Stadium. Background posts: Brooks Robinson – and stories about his York, … Continue reading

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Brooks Robinson – and stories about his York, Pa., pro debut – enduring

Brooks Robinson’s statue is the key part of his namesake plaza at Sovereign Bank Stadium. The Hall-of-Fame third-basemen, who started his career at second base for the York White Roses, has fought back from a bout with cancer. Background posts: … Continue reading

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Lefty George, baseball’s Methuselah, played for York White Roses

Thomas E. “Lefty” George is captured in this 1955 cartoon, appearing in Jim Hubley’s book “Off The Record.” Brooks Robinson was in York County for a cup of tea before going to the O’s, but George captivated local fans with … Continue reading

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