In October 1865, multiple baseball clubs met in the Wyoming Valley to battle for victory on a makeshift diamond.
Letters from War – The first letter from the battlefields of Normandy, June 1944
Pfc. Schwartz writes from Normandy in the weeks after the D-Day landings about what he'd read in his hometown newspaper in Pennsylvania.
A day in the Williams Valley Baseball League – 1906
Missing baseball? Take a trip back to the insane 1906 season in Pennsylvania's Williams Valley League.
Baseball game settled score between colliery engineers in Williams Valley
In July 1906, engineers from rival coal mines played for bragging rights in northern Dauphin County.
Coal Region baseball star seen in 1906 photograph
Jake Daubert started his professional baseball career in Lykens, PA in 1906. He quickly rose to the big leagues.
“Baseball fever” – Williams Valley’s 1906 season featured pro players, violent fans
In 1906, a small valley in Pennsylvania's Coal Region caught a case of baseball fever. The towns were never the same again.
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.
Poor sportsmanship? – An ugly incident on a Williams Valley ballfield in 1894
The fight during a game in August 1894 prompted an angry response from one Williamstown resident.