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Bean, Peter493 viewsImage from the Oct 27, 1927 Trotter and Pacer magazine courtesy of Don DanielsFeb 20, 2011
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Gala Day Collage764 views1.—Walter R. Cox, W. H. Cane and J. M. Beldon after Mr. Cane had accepted the trophy which went to the Good Time Stable.
2.—Guy Ozark, Dickerson up, after the Arden Homestead Stable champion had trotted an exhibition mile.
3.—Barney Fralick and W. H. Dickinson of the Connecticut River Stock Farm, Hatfield, Mass., could not resist going over for the big day.
4.—After Dorwood Farm's mare, The Ripples, had won an event, with J. M. Beldon presenting the trophy to Driver Robley while Theo. Maxfield held the mare.
5.—When W. J. McDonald of Boston won an event with Albia Maxey he delegated Dr. J. T. McGlynn of the "Mets" to accept the trophy which George T. James presented.
6.—George T. James, Thomas Berry, J. M. Beldon, L. B. Sheppard and W. K. Dickerson lined up for THE TROTTER AND PACER photographer.
7.—The original Sam Williams, L. B. Sheppard and W. H. Cane can be clearly seen in this picture, but some cravenetted gentleman is trying to hide Walter Cox.
8.—Hazleton 2:013/4, the new champion four-year-old, doing his turn for the big crowd.
9.—Frank D. Phillips of Goshen and Job G. Sherman.
10.—Fireglow, the new champion racing two-year-old.

Image from the Oct 27, 1927 Trotter and Pacer magazine courtesy of Don Daniels
Feb 20, 2011
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Fiducia, Fred592 viewsPhoto from Mrs. Maryann LeoJan 25, 2011
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Weequahic Park Race Officials 1929694 viewsA group of officials and guests of the Junior League at the annual inter-city meeting held Is last month at Weequahic Park, Newark, N. J. Reading from left to right are Fred C. Green of the Boston Transcript; J. Burns; J. H. Gilbody, secretary of the Metropolitan Driving Club; R. E. Kelsey; C. L. Stickney, starting judge; Dr. J. T. McGlynn, chairman of the race committee of the "Mets,' " and Frank G. Trott of the Boston Globe.

from Aug 15, 1929 Trotter and Pacer magazine


Courtesy of Don Daniels
Jan 25, 2011
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Grandstand710 viewsImage from the Dec 16, 1942 Harness Horse magazine (defunct).
"Road Horse Association of NJ" (aka Gentleman's Driving Club).

Courtesy of Don Daniels
Jan 25, 2011
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Grandstand718 viewsImage from the Dec 16, 1942 Harness Horse magazine (defunct).
"Road Horse Association of NJ" (aka Gentleman's Driving Club).

Courtesy of Don Daniels
Jan 25, 2011
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Grandstand558 viewsImage from the Dec 16, 1942 Harness Horse magazine (defunct).
"Road Horse Association of NJ" (aka Gentleman's Driving Club).

Courtesy of Don Daniels
Jan 25, 2011
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ShirleyTemple (Carpenter), StraightShot (Caton)515 viewsImage from the Dec 16, 1942 Harness Horse magazine (defunct).
"Road Horse Association of NJ" (aka Gentleman's Driving Club).

Courtesy of Don Daniels
Jan 25, 2011
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Matinee Finish478 viewsImage from the Dec 16, 1942 Harness Horse magazine (defunct).
"Road Horse Association of NJ" (aka Gentleman's Driving Club).

Courtesy of Don Daniels
Jan 25, 2011
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Versus Newark Falcons587 viewsPhoto from Ed ZaworaMar 26, 2009
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Versus Ruckis564 viewsPhoto from Ed ZaworaMar 26, 2009
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716 viewsPhoto from Ed ZaworaMar 26, 2009
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597 viewsEd Zawora's father played on this team
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1925-1929763 viewsPhoto from Ed ZaworaMar 26, 2009
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843 viewsPhoto from Jule SpohnDec 04, 2007
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Frick, James609 viewsLibrary of Congress PhotoMar 03, 2007
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Lee, Wyatt573 viewsLibrary of Congress PhotoMar 03, 2007
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McAllister, Lewis551 viewsLibrary of Congress PhotoMar 03, 2007
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McGinnity, Joe569 viewsLibrary of Congress PhotoMar 03, 2007
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Nee, John562 viewsLibrary of Congress PhotoMar 03, 2007
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Schlafly, Larry564 viewsLibrary of Congress PhotoMar 03, 2007
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Sharpe, Bud526 viewsLibrary of Congress PhotoMar 03, 2007
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Large View2040 viewsClick on image to enlarge.Mar 02, 2007
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1946679 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
Nov 05, 2006
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Ironside A. C. Early 1900s989 viewsTop left - Manager Casey Glasson
Top right - Secretary Frank Closs
Second row left to right - Andy Sperry, Charles Egler, Frank WIley, Ottie Menthner [sp?], George Carroll Hughes
Bottom row left to right - Jack Phalen, Ed Barrett, Ernie Wolf, Jack Kurfess, and Harry Van Sant
Photo from David Kane
Nov 04, 2006
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1931 Newark Bears638 viewsPhoto from J. TeagueNov 04, 2006
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1911 Map793 viewsNov 04, 2006
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