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These players from York and Adams counties played in Major League baseball’s postseason

A photo of Eddie Plank holding a baseball on the wall of Gettysburg Eddies, an eatery in Adams County, Pa., tied to native son and baseball Hall of Famer Eddie Plank. Also of interest: Remembering York/Adams major leaguers and Vancouver, B.C., has beauty, but York, Pa., has a life-sized Brooks Robinson statue and York County sports a miniature Cooperstown.

Fellow blogger Pat Abdalla has profiled baseball players from York and Adams counties who performed in the Major League post-season.
The most prominent is Vic Wertz and his long fly ball out hauled in by Willie Mays.
In his Southpaw blog, Pat also explores the post-season work of: … .

Eddie Plank
Hinkey Haines
Bill Sherdel
George Winter
Jim Spencer
Greg Gross
To read Pat’s blog post on these major leagues, click on: Glimpses of glory: The history of York and Adams county in the Major League Baseball postseason.