Some quick thoughts on the tournament

Thanks for starting to capture a piece of Lancaster County history that impacted so many individuals lives. I played for Paradise in 1954 (runner-up), 1955, 1957 and 1958. I was the winning pitcher in 1955 and 1958.

I have nearly all the news articles and feature photographs for the 1955 … Continue reading

Junior Midget 50th anniversary

Tonight we turn back the clock 50 years to 1961. The Lancaster Red Roses are playing at Stumpf Field. Teammates Roger Maris and Mickey Mantle are locked in a home run battle. And the first New Era Tournament Junior Midget championship game is played at Farnum Field in Lancaster.

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