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Owner Effa Manley408 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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1945580 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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McAllister, Lewis623 viewsLibrary of Congress Photo
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1941 Eagles Pitching Staff701 views
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1946763 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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Possibly the "Peppers"508 viewsFeb 15, 2018
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1937505 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.
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Dec 23, 2017
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Ellsworth 'Babe' Dahlgren506 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 Whitehouse424 viewsNewark Fed's Player Charles Whitehouse in Baseball Action Pose
Photo by George Rinhart
Dec 20, 2017
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Willie Wells500 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 Johnson499 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