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Baseball
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Building & Sites
32 105
Sport Clubs
27 32
Teams
20 52
Bicycling
Building & Sites
10 37
Sports Clubs
5 9
Boating
2 2
Buildings & Sites
3 5
Bowling Alleys
2 4
Laurel Garden
1 2
Meadowbrook Bowl
1 1
New Dreamland Arena
4 17
Newark Recreation Center6 Elizabeth Avenue
2 3
Newark StadiumFrelinghuysen Avenue
1 2
Playgrounds
1 1
Prudential Arena
3 12
School's StadiumBloomfield & Roseville Avenues
4 6
Stadium MotordromeSouth Orange Avenue near Munn Avenue
4 10
Weequahic Park
4 18
Multi-Sport Associations
Turn Verein
1 1
Sport ClubsClick on Sport of a list of photo albums.
Bowling
2 1
Boxing
2 2
Football
3 3
Unknown
1 2
Sports (Non-Team)
Boxers
2 22
Horse Racing
1 13
Track
1 1
TeamsClick on Sport of a list of photo albums.
Basketball
1 0
Football
2 2
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The Newark Eagles had many standout players, but two entered the baseball history books: Larry Doby, the first black player in the American League (Cleveland Indians), and Don Newcombe, Brooklyn Dodgers rookie of the year
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