Tag: John Ward

Jul 02

George Wagner vs. John H Roche

It is the summer of 1893; the nation is in the grip of an economic depression. The status of the game in Washington is not well either. The National League’s second entry in Washington is in serious trouble. The Wagners have done poorly and in an attempt to generate more revenue they transfer games away …

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Mar 19

Dark Days in Altoona

Nestled in the Alleghany Mountains of Pennsylvania, is Altoona.  Altoona is a railroad town, the famous Horseshoe Curve is nearby but this is also a baseball town. The city has a strong baseball following and any fan who has been to Peoples Natural Gas Field can enjoy a game and watch the people riding the …

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