By allowing ads to appear on this site, you support the local businesses who, in turn, support great journalism.
Celebrating Our Past: June 10, 2020
old photo baseball
Photo supplied by the Green County Historical Society
The Monroe Pirates, a locally sponsored baseball team, played a brand of ball equal to that of most organized minor league teams. The Pirates were consistent winners and some of the stars went on to big league tryouts. Monroe baseball reached its zenith Sept. 4, 1912, when Charles A.