Jake Daubert started his professional baseball career in Lykens, PA in 1906. He quickly rose to the big leagues.
In 1906, a small valley in Pennsylvania's Coal Region caught a case of baseball fever. The towns were never the same again.
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.
Daubert played his first professional baseball in Williams Valley in 1906. A decade later, he was an MVP and World Series champion.
In an exhibition game in July 1905, the Harrisburg Giants traveled to the Upper End to take on Williamstown.
The fight during a game in August 1894 prompted an angry response from one Williamstown resident.