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By Philip Holmes,Jill M. Singleton

the story of Centerville, Fremont--part of the sprawling panorama of the southeast San Francisco Bay--begins with close to forgotten histories similar to the as soon as sprawling grandeur of the Alviso rancho and the California a hundred, a battalion raised in Centerville for the Civil warfare. Centerville celebrates a sporting-mad previous, centrally positioned at the "Way to San Jose" from Oakland at the lengthy, immediately stretch as soon as famed for horse after which bicycle racing and later as a motor-touring vacation spot at the early direction 17. by means of the Eighteen Nineties, Centerville was once domestic to Washington Union highschool and the Centerville Athletic membership and started gathering trophies in soccer, rugby, baseball, and different activities. Fabled athletes of later eras contain Wimbledon tennis queen Helen Wills Moody, soccer trainer invoice Walsh, and corridor of reputation pitcher Dennis Eckersley.

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