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Baseball is in the Air, Dayton Daily News Living Legends, November 17th

While Opening Day is roughly 143 days away (who is counting, right?), you can still get your baseball fix next Thursday night, November 17, when long-time sports writer Hal McCoy will speak as part of the  7th annual Dayton Daily News Living Legends series. … Continue reading

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Play Ball!

Did you know Dayton’s baseball history can be traced back into the 1880s? While you’re waiting those last few hours before opening day of the 2012 baseball season, take a few moments to learn about the incredible history of professional … Continue reading

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Opening Day

The original Cincinnati Red Stockings, baseball’s first openly all-professional team, were founded as an amateur club in 1866, and became fully professional in 1869. The Red Stockings won 130 straight games throughout 1869 and 1870. Star players included brothers Harry … Continue reading

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