“Hungry Fans Plan Big Welcome” – Baseball Star Jake Daubert Returns in 1919

Baseball fans from Upper Dauphin County gathered in Harrisburg in August 1919 to watch a local hero play for the Cincinnati Reds on City Island.


First-baseman Jake Daubert went from Pennsylvania’s Williams Valley to National League MVP in 1913

Daubert played his first professional baseball in Williams Valley in 1906. A decade later, he was an MVP and World Series champion.