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Jenkins Sluggers (Jenkins, KY, baseball team)
On the 4th of July, 1935, the Jenkins Sluggers, a Colored baseball team from Jenkins, KY, were scheduled to play the Middlesboro Blue Sox, a Colored baseball team from Middlesboro, KY. The game was to take place in the East End Park in Middlesboro. After the game, a number of activities were to take place in the park for the city's Colored population in celebration of the holiday. For more see "Fair weather predicted for 4th," Middlesboro Daily News, 07/03/1935, pp. 1 & 6.
Subjects: Baseball
Geographic Region: Jenkins, Letcher County, Kentucky / Middlesboro, Bell County, Kentucky

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