Sunset Baseball


January 03. 2014 4:03PM

Sunset Baseball - Concord, NH 







White Park
Concord, NH

Marker Number: 148
Name and date established: Concord 1984

Description: The Sunset League, the oldest after-supper amateur baseball league in the United States, was officially organized here at White Park in 1909. The original teams were the Haymakers, the Old Timers, the Sluggers, and the White Parks. Rich in history and tradition, the league was the training ground for stars such as Red Rolfe of the New York Yankees. Games continue on the original site. This marker was erected in cooperation with the City of Concord.

Location: Located overlooking the baseball diamonds in White Park.
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