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Bright Spot681 viewsBright Spot (Cliff Hennion) wins first heat Class C Trot from Hollyrood Jasper (Joe Dodge) Newark, N. J. Matinee.

Photo from the June 1930 issue of Harness Horse
Photo courtesy of Don Daniels
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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
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Thomas Jr., Lloyd668 views
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659 viewsPhoto from Ed Zawora
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1931 Newark Bears638 viewsPhoto from J. Teague
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Gorto Jr, John624 views
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616 viewsPhoto from Lynn Seuffert
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Hargreaves, Charlie611 views
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Frick, James609 viewsLibrary of Congress Photo
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Dreamland Fire November 1, 1965606 viewsPhoto from Dave Petronella
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Lytle, Betty602 views
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597 viewsEd Zawora's father played on this team
Photo from Ed Zawora
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Johnny Neun - Manager593 views
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Fiducia, Fred592 viewsPhoto from Mrs. Maryann Leo
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Versus Newark Falcons587 viewsPhoto from Ed Zawora
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1941 Eagles Pitching Staff586 views
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Lee, Wyatt573 viewsLibrary of Congress Photo
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McGinnity, Joe569 viewsLibrary of Congress Photo
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Team Bus569 views
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Schlafly, Larry564 viewsLibrary of Congress Photo
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Versus Ruckis564 viewsPhoto from Ed Zawora
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Nee, John562 viewsLibrary of Congress Photo
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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
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Hargreaves, Charlie557 views
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Jacob Ruppert - Owner555 views
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McAllister, Lewis551 viewsLibrary of Congress Photo
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Seuffert, Larry (on left)551 viewsPhoto from Lynn Seuffert
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Seuffert, Larry (on left)531 viewsPhoto from Lynn Seuffert
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1945530 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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Sharpe, Bud526 viewsLibrary of Congress Photo
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