The Homestead Grays

The Homestead Grays (HMRDQ)

Location: Homestead, PA 15120 Allegheny County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 24.552', W 79° 54.726'

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Legendary baseball team that dominated the Negro Baseball Leagues during the first half of the 20th century. Founded by steelworkers in 1900, the Grays inspired African Americans locally and across the nation. Led by Cumberland Posey Jr., they won 12 national titles, including 9 in a row, 1937-45. Players included Hall of Famers Josh Gibson, Buck Leonard, and Smokey Joe Williams. Disbanded in 1950.
Year Placed2000
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
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Date Added Sunday, September 14th, 2014 at 9:13pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 592307 N 4473744
Decimal Degrees40.40920000, -79.91210000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 24.552', W 79° 54.726'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 24' 33.12" N, 79° 54' 43.56" W
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Area Code(s)412
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 54 Amity St, Homestead PA 15120, US
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