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YMCA 1919 (640x406).jpg
A photo of the Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) Building on February 7, 1919 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Many YMCA's helped to reduce street fighting by promoting team sports as a medium to settle disputes between different people.

Shibe Park, home to the Philadelphia Phillies, Athletics, and Eagles. The ballpark was home to the Philadelphia Stars of the Negro League on Mondays in the 1940s.

stars 1933.jpg
The Philadelphia Stars were founded in 1933 by Ed Bolden. The Negro League team won the pennant in 1934, their first year in the league.

hilldale daisies.jpg
The Hilldale Daisies team photo 1921. The Daisies were a member of the Eastern Colored League and with Ed Bolden at the helm, were a force to be reckoned with in African American baseball.
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