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Thursday, April 26, 2012

J.E. McDonald Buys East Liverpool Review

Tuesday, April 26, 1892

On this date in Rock Springs Park History, The East Liverpool Review is purchased by attorney, J. E. McDonald. McDonald would go on to build the Chester Bridge, develop the town of Chester, then known as "The South Side", and create Rock Springs Park at the end of the new streetcar lines of rising entrepreneur C. A. Smith. Read more about our area’s early newspapers and their heated rivalries at http://rockspringspark.blogspot.com/2011/07/sandwich-stein-and-stogy.html.

Sunday, April 26, 1908

And on this date, a 1908 baseball game ends in a tie so the players could catch the train home. "Leaving the field in the ninth inning with the score 1 to 1 in order to get their last train home, the Beaver Falls Independent put up a good game at Rock Springs Park this afternoon." Read the account and find out what a "bingle" is at http://rockspringspark.blogspot.com/2011/02/1908-baseball-game-ends-in-tie-so.html.

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