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Check out this list of links about champion York Revs and baseball in York, Pa.

The York Revolution beat Bridgeport in dramatic style Saturday, Oct. 2, to win the Atlantic League championship. Here, the team celebrates after its 5-4 victory. (See video of the celebration below, plus a photograph of the Revs running onto the field in their home opener in 2007, their first game in Sovereign Bank Stadium.) The York County community will hold its own celebration for the team on Monday, Oct. 4. Also of interest: All York Revs posts from the start and Grass vs. artificial: National turf wars escalated in York and York Revs could help teach about American Revs and York Revolution most recent addition to lengthy local professional baseball timeline.

“The York Revolution fulfilled manager Andy Etchebarren’s effort to go from the worst team in the league to the best. The Revs rallied from a three-run deficit to tie Game 3 in the top of the ninth inning Saturday night, then won it, 5-4, in the 10th inning on a sacrifice fly by Ramon Castro to right field.”
So said the ydr.com teaser on the story about the Revs championship win in their fourth season.
Check out this collection of 10 links telling about baseball in York and the Revs’ re-emergence on the local pro baseball scene:

In June 2007, York Revolution pitcher Matt Ford, left, leads his teammates through the fence in center field for the York, Pa., team’s home opener in its first season.
First list of York Revs baseball firsts.
How professional baseball came back to York, Pa. after leaving the field in 1969.
Baseball is a game of myths, so here’s a poke at a growing York County legend.
Sovereign Bank Stadium’s outfield fence set record.
From Penn Park field to Sovereign Bank Stadium, York-area baseball fans have heard ‘Play ball’.
Memorial Stadium, now Bob Hoffman Stadium, built to keep professional baseball in York.
Vancouver, B.C., has beauty, but York, Pa., has a life-sized Brooks Robinson statue.
Brooks Robinson – and stories about his York, Pa., pro debut – enduring.
York Town Square reader: ‘I thought Vic Wertz had some connection to York?’.
Baseball’s Methuselah played for White Roses.
Plus 1:
Pro baseball diamond serves as York cornerstone.

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Photos, video courtesy of York Daily Record/Sunday News.