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Yeadon in Delaware County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Hilldale Athletic Club

(The Darby Daisies)

 
 
The Hilldale Athletic Club Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, March 10, 2015
1. The Hilldale Athletic Club Marker
Inscription. This baseball team, whose home was here at Hilldale Park, won the Eastern Colored League championship three times and the 1925 Negro League World Series. Darby fielded Negro League teams from 1910 to 1932. Notable players included baseball hall of fame members Pop Lloyd, Judy Johnson, Martin Dihigo, Joe Williams, Oscar Charleston, Ben Taylor, Biz Mackey, and Louis Santop. Owner Ed Bolden helped form the Eastern Colored League.
 
Erected 2006 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 55.502′ N, 75° 15.39′ W. Marker is in Yeadon, Pennsylvania, in Delaware County. Marker is on McDade Blvd (US 13). Click for map. Opposite Holy Cross Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Lansdowne PA 19050, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Printz's (Old Swedes) Mill (approx. 0.8 miles away); In Memoriam (approx. 0.9 miles away); All U.S. War Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.2 miles away); Sellers Hall (approx. 2.2 miles away); John Bartram (approx. 2.2 miles away); John J. McDermott (approx. 2.3 miles away); Thomas Garrett (approx. 2.4 miles away); Lower Swedish Cabin (approx. 2.6 miles away).
 
Categories. African AmericansSports
 
The Hilldale Athletic Club Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, March 10, 2015
2. The Hilldale Athletic Club Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 148 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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