Crawford County Sports

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Ray Harroun, the winner of the first Indianapolis 500 was from Spartansburg, PA in Crawford County. Crawford County, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Indy Cars, Founding Fathers, The One, Race Cars, Fisher, Nativity, Indie

Crawford County Native Won the First Indy 500

Ray Harroun, the winner of the first Indianapolis 500 was from Spartansburg, PA in Crawford County.

Crawford Messenger: Crawford County Native Won the First Indy 500 Crawford County, Indie, Sports, Excercise, Sport, India, Indie Music

First Indy 500 - 1911

Driving a Marmon "Wasp," Ray Harroun won in 6 hours, 42 minutes and took home $10,000. He beat Fiats, Mercedes, Buicks and other makers who are still with us...

Crawford Messenger: The Meadville Mutuals: Baseball Champions of 1875 Crawford County, Champion, Baseball, History, Sports, Movie Posters, Baseball Promposals, Historia, Excercise

The Meadville Mutuals: Baseball Champions of 1875

Crawford County PA produced many standout players early in baseball's history including members of the Meadville Mutuals who would be the 1875 champions of western Pennsylvania.

JUNE 1863 – January WIlliam 'Bones' Ely:mostly an infielder in a career that spanned was the SS at Pittsburgh before Honus Wagner. Had 5159 AB with a BA, 24 HR, 656 RBI. Ely, Pittsburgh Pirates, Pittsburgh Steelers, Bobby Doerr, Batting Average, Major League Baseball Teams, American League, National League, Pacific Coast

Bones Ely | Wikiwand

William Frederick "Bones" Ely was a shortstop in Major League Baseball. He was born in North Girard, Pennsylvania.[1][2]

Clinton Harold Brown (July 8, 1903 – December 31, 1955) was a professional baseball player from Black Ash, near Guys Mills. He was a right-handed pitcher over parts of fifteen seasons (1928–1942) with the Cleveland Indians and Chicago White Sox. For his career, he compiled an 89–93 record in 434 appearances, mostly as a relief pitcher, with a 4.26 earned run average and 410 strikeouts. Baseball Players, Baseball Cards, Crawford County, Chicago White Sox, Cleveland Indians, Ash, Career, December, Seasons

Clinton Harold Brown (July 8, 1903 – December 31, 1955) was a professional baseball player from Black Ash, near Guys Mills. He was a right-handed pitcher over parts of fifteen seasons (1928–1942) with the Cleveland Indians and Chicago White Sox. For his career, he compiled an 89–93 record in 434 appearances, mostly as a relief pitcher, with a 4.26 earned run average and 410 strikeouts.