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1939126 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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277 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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Leon Day199 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.

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Ray Dandridge303 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.

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1945338 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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Team Bus353 views
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222 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.

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1946471 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

Last additions - Newark Eagles
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Willie Wells148 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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Owner Effa Manley122 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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1939126 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
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111 viewsJUNE 1939: Negro League Baseball: Portrait of Newark Eagles (L-R) pitcher Leniel Hooker, All Star pitcher Max Manning, pitcher Jim Brown, Raleigh Biz Mackey & unidentified executive. (Photo by Aral/Pix Inc./The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images)Dec 13, 2017
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1939217 viewsMar 15, 2016
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Team Bus353 viewsApr 24, 2014
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1941 Eagles Pitching Staff359 viewsOct 26, 2013
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Ray Dandridge303 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
Mar 20, 2013