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Mark Simonson

October 5, 2013

World Series scoreboard attracted many in Oneonta in 1913


The series continued and the Philadelphia Athletics became World Series champions, winning four games to one. If one couldn’t follow the games at Neahwa Park, the actual game films were shown at The Oneonta Theatre on Tuesday, Nov. 11, 1913. All seats were 10 cents, “no higher,” and five cents for children.

On Monday: A famous poet and part time Cherry Valley resident visited Oneonta for the second time in 1978.

City Historian Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/Solid$ID/NothingText ColorText Color$ID/NothingText ColorText ColorMark Simonson’s column appears twice weekly. On Saturdays, his column focuses on the area during the Depression and before. His Monday columns address local history after the Depression. If you have feedback or ideas about the column, write to him at The Daily Star, or email him at His website is His columns an be found at

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