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1907

Fairmont, Clarksburg, and Piedmont played baseball in the Class D Western Pennsylvania League

Other events that happened on or around 1907

Jul 05, 1910

The Grafton baseball team disbanded

1910

Mannington, Fairmont, Clarksburg and Grafton baseball teams formed the Class D West Virginia League

Other events that happened on or around 1910

1916

Kanawha Park was built for baseball

Other events that happened on or around 1916

1920

14 West Virginia cities and towns had professional baseball

Other events that happened on or around 1920

1931

Charleston joined the Class C Middle Atlantic League in baseball

1936

Charleston and Huntington remained the only West Virginia cities in the Middle Atlantic League of baseball

Other events that happened on or around 1936

1946

Bluefield joined the Appalachian Rookie League in baseball

Other events that happened on or around 1946

Apr 28, 1949

The baseball field Watt Powell Park opened in Charleston

Other events that happened on or around April 28, 1949

Jun 23, 1952

Toledo Mud Hens baseball team moved to Charleston

1952

Charleston baseball joined the American Association, class AAA

Other events that happened on or around 1952

1988

Princeton joined the Appalachian Rookie League in baseball

Other events that happened on or around 1988

2002

Charleston, Bluefield and Princeton only cities to have professional baseball

Other events that happened on or around 2002

Apr 14, 2005

Appalachian Power Park opened in Charleston

Jun 19, 2015

The West Virginia Black Bears, a minor-league affiliate of the Pittsburgh Pirates, opened their first season at Monongalia County Ballpark


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