Baseball in Portsmouth

November 29, 2010 by  
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From 1895 until 1969, the city of Portsmouth, Virginia, fielded a professional minor league team. Fans flocked to see the Truckers, Cubs, Merrimacs, and Tides as they battled opponents on the dirt and grass of local diamonds. Many locals are surprised to discover that such renowned ballplayers as Pie Traynor, Hack Wilson, Eddie Stanky, and Harry The Cat Breechen got their start in Portsmouth. In 1933, Negro League legend Buck Leonard first played for the Portsmouth … More >>

Baseball in Portsmouth

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