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1974: Little Brown Jug’s new look

Henrietta Baldwin, widow of the late Martin S. “Marty” Baldwin, flanked by then-Stroudsburg High School athletic director Wayne Hulsizer and East Stroudsburg counterpart Jack Kist, is shown in 1974 (right) holding the Little Brown Jug. The trophy had been recently refurbished. Marty, who died in August ’74, originally donated the trophy that is awarded to […]

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1976: Catching some rest

  A warm summer day Susan Savage, a freshman at East Stroudsburg State College, known now as East Stroudsburg University, played softball with gusto in July 1976, but when she took a breather, she treated the sun with kid gloves The photo, snapped by a Pocono Record photographer, illustrated that warm days of summer had […]

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1989: Football Frustration

    Three-year-old Eric Van Horn of East Stroudsburg was all set for football at Dansbury Park on Aug. 18, 1989. But in the uniform of an East Stroudsburg Midget Football player, he found it easier to sit than to pass a football.   Check out this photo of another sport – this time, baseball […]

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1926: Short skirt distracts golfer at Wolf Hollow

On July 19-20, 1926, the first Eastern Open Golf Championship, a new feature among America’s famous medal play tournaments, was played at Wolf Hollow Golf Course in Delaware Water Gap. Winning the tournament was king of the golf pros, Walter Hagan. But the gallery took more notice of a spectator than the golfer, according to […]

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Name the Game

“Name the Game” is a weekly sports feature published on Mondays in the Pocono Record – online and in print – in which readers are asked to identified players or sporting events shown in photographs from yesteryear. Check out the what readers said about these timeworn photos:                    […]

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