James Boyd

The 1946 Newark Eagles pitching staff was filled with front-line…

Harry Butts

Harry Butts was a left-handed pitcher who played professional…

Cecil Cole

After his playing days, Cecil Cole watched a lot of baseball…

Johnny Davis

Hall of Famer Monte Irvin, speaking to Negro League historian…

Leon Day

"If we had one game to win, we wanted Leon to pitch." — Monte…

Larry Doby

Larry Doby is best remembered for becoming the first black player…

Charles England

Charlie England’s baseball story is intertwined with the vagaries…

Benny Felder

Newark Eagles shortstop Benny Felder was born on December…

Oscar Givens

The Newark Eagles’ May 5, 1946, season-opening game against…

Vernon Harrison

The story of Vernon Randolph Harrison and the 1946 Newark Eagles…

Bob Harvey

Bob Harvey was a menacing hitter, who reliably anchored right…

Fred Hobgood

The assertive teenager’s pro baseball career began with a simple…

Leniel Hooker

Leniel Charlie Hooker was a right-handed pitcher from 1940 to…

Cal Irvin

Calvin Coolidge Irvin was born on November 28, 1924, in Haleburg,…

Monte Irvin

Of all those who proudly wore the uniform of the Newark Eagles…

Clarence Isreal

His name was Clarence Charles Isreal. That’s Isreal, not Israel.…
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Rufus Lewis

There is nothing more exhilarating or more intoxicating in baseball…

Biz Mackey

In the summer of 1946, Pittsburgh Courier columnist Wendell Smith…
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Abe Manley

Abraham Lincoln Manley was born on December 22, 1885, in Hertford,…

Effa Manley

Effa Manley co-owned the Newark Eagles with her husband, Abe.…

Maxwell Manning

Max Manning was a man of many nicknames. Newark Eagles teammate…

Sherman Maxwell

“Believed by many to be the first black sports broadcaster,…

Charles Parks

World War II ended when the Axis powers surrendered to the Allied…
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Andrew Patterson

Andrew Lawrence Patterson was born on December 19, 1911, in Chicago.1…