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Catalog Number HRHS-187
Collection Harrisonburg Turks Baseball Collection
Object Name Collection
Scope & Content BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE:
The Harrisonburg Turks baseball team traces its history to before World War II. The team was originally part of the Class C Virginia League. For years the Turks were one of a six-team summer circuit, Valley Baseball League, consisting of the Winchester Royals, Front Royal Cardinals, New Market Rebels, the Turks, Staunton Braves and the Waynesboro Generals.
The team was semi-professional and included local collegiate players. In 1961, the league was sanctioned by the NCAA and teams were limited to players with college eligibility. In 2005 the NCAA broke off their involvement with summer baseball however, the Valley League must still operate under NCAA regulations because NCAA athletes are participating.

SCOPE AND CONTENT:
This collection consists of programs of the Harrisonburg Turks from 1964 to 1971. Acc. # 89.20

COLLECTION INVENTORY:
Folder 1: Harrisonburg Turks Programs, 1964 to 1969
Folder 2: Harrisonburg Turks Programs, 1969 to 1971
Title Harrisonburg Turks Baseball Collection