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.
Jake Daubert played his first professional baseball in Williams Valley in 1906. By 1910, he was playing in the big leagues.
In an exhibition game in July 1905, the Harrisburg Giants traveled to the Upper End to take on Williamstown.
An ugly incident on the baseball field in August 1894 prompted an angry response from one Williamstown resident.