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Ironbound Tigers
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Meadowbrooks
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Miscellaneous Baseball Players
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Miscellaneous Baseball Teams
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Newark Bears
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Newark Eagles
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Newark Indians
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Newark Sailors
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1945247 viewsBob Luke, a Negro Leagues Author, writes that the series actually occured a year later in 1946, the fist and only year the Eagles appeared in a World Series. They won, four games to three.
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McAllister, Lewis241 viewsLibrary of Congress Photo
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192592 viewsPhoto from the Newark Public Library
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149 viewsRichard La Rovere was commissioned in 2000 to create a tribute at Bears Stadium honoring the players of the former Newark Eagles Negro League that played in the 1930s-40s.

Photos from Richard La Rovere
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1946374 viewsThe Newark Eagles were incepted in 1936 when the Newark Dodgers merged with the Brooklyn Eagles. The Eagles sported the likes of Hall-of-Famers Larry Doby, Monte Irvin, Ray Dandridge, Leon Day, and Willie Wells. The Eagles shared Ruppert Stadium with the Newark Bears, beginning in 1936.

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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McGinnity, Joe253 viewsLibrary of Congress Photo
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1941 Eagles Pitching Staff242 views
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Last additions - Teams
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192369 viewsMarty Kavanaugh
Peter Krumenaker
Rupe Mills
Jimmy Heath
Photo from the Newark Public Library
Oct 27, 2016
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190477 viewsPhoto from the Newark Public LibraryOct 27, 2016
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192592 viewsPhoto from the Newark Public LibraryOct 27, 2016
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86 viewsMar 22, 2016
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Captain108 viewsMar 22, 2016
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1939107 viewsMar 15, 2016
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Team Bus235 viewsApr 24, 2014
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Johnny Neun - Manager268 viewsDec 28, 2013