Semi-Pro Football

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Hollywood Bears                                              Charleston Rockets

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A couple gifts for a Sunday. A little history on two stadiums with important connections to Semi-Pro Football. Stadiums, leagues, teams, and players important to the history of the game.

gilmorestadiumGilmore Stadium (Wikimapia)

A couple gifts for a Sunday. A little history on two stadiums with important connections to Semi-Pro Football. Stadiums, leagues, teams, and players important to the history of the game. Please, click on the links provided. First, an article about Gilmore Stadium in Hollywood, CA. Gilmore Stadium was the home stadium for the Hollywood Bears of the Pacific Coast Professional Football League. PCPFL players included Jackie Robinson, Kenny Washington, and Willie Stroud.

Second, an article about Laidley Field in Charleston, WV. Laidley Field was the home stadium for the Charleston Rockets of the Continental Football League. This link is to a ” target=”_blank”>YouTube video about the league. Future NFL star Coy Bacon played for the Rockets.

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