Tuesday, May 25, 2010

May 25

May 25, 1948: The New York Black Yankees defeat the Newark Eagles in their opening home game double header after moving to Redwings Stadium. This was the team's first and only season based in Rochester as the Negro National League folded after the 1948 season.

Sources and Further Reading
  1. Negro League Baseball Players Association: Gem of local baseball history found, Feb 26, 2006
  2. Wikipedia: New York Black Yankees

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