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Ironbound Tigers
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Miscellaneous Baseball Teams
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Newark Eagles
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Newark Federals
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Newark Indians
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Owner Effa Manley17 viewsNegro League Newark Eagles baseball team owner Effa Manley poses with bats in the dugout in Ruppert Stadium in Newark, New Jersy in 1948.

Photo by Mark Rucker
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Captain123 views
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193915 views The Negro League Newark Eagles pose at home in Ruppert Stadium for a team portrait in 1939. Monte Irvin is in the back row, far left, and Mule Suttles in the middle of the back row. (Photo by Mark Rucker/Transcendental Graphics, Getty Images)
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Lee, Wyatt266 viewsLibrary of Congress Photo
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190492 viewsPhoto from the Newark Public Library
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125 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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Gorto Jr, John349 views

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Possibly the "Peppers"0 viewsFeb 15, 2018
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193718 viewsThe Newark Bears let off steam before going to the showers, after having defeated the Columbus Red Birds, American Association Champions, 10-4, to win the Little World Series at Columbus, Ohio, October 7th, 1937. The Bears came from behind, winning four straight, after the Red Birds had defeated them in the first three.
Photo from Bettmann
Dec 23, 2017
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Ellsworth 'Babe' Dahlgren15 viewsNewark Bears' first and third baseman Ellsworth 'Babe' Dahlgren, 24, at Ruppert Stadium.
Photo by Seymour Wally
Dec 20, 2017
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Charles Whitehouse15 viewsNewark Fed's Player Charles Whitehouse in Baseball Action Pose
Photo by George Rinhart
Dec 20, 2017
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Willie Wells14 viewsWillie Wells of the Newark Eagles poses with his bat for portrait. Willie James Wells became famous as the player-manager of the Newark Eagles in the 1940s. His Negro League career spanned two decades playing for many teams including the St. Louis Stars, Detroit Wolves, Homestead Grays, Chicago American Giants, Cole's American Giants, New York Black Yankees, Baltimore Elite Giants, Indianapolis Clowns and Memphis Red Sox from 1925-1948.

Photo by National Baseball Hall of Fame
Dec 20, 2017
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Walter Johnson17 viewsWalter Johnson, former pitcher for the Washington Senators and now manager of the Newark Bears, who is down here training with his men for the coming season.
Photo by George Rinhart
Dec 20, 2017
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Owner Effa Manley17 viewsNegro League Newark Eagles baseball team owner Effa Manley poses with bats in the dugout in Ruppert Stadium in Newark, New Jersy in 1948.

Photo by Mark Rucker
Dec 17, 2017
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193915 views The Negro League Newark Eagles pose at home in Ruppert Stadium for a team portrait in 1939. Monte Irvin is in the back row, far left, and Mule Suttles in the middle of the back row. (Photo by Mark Rucker/Transcendental Graphics, Getty Images)Dec 13, 2017