1926 Newark Stars
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1926 Newark Stars / Franchise: Newark Stars / BR Team Page
Managed by Andy Harris
History, Comments, Contributions
In 1926 the Newark Stars became the first major Negro League team to be based in Newark, NJ. The Stars played in the Eastern Colored League and went 1-10 before folding. Managed by Andy Harris, the team had several players who had been or would be productive players in black baseball including 2B Tubby Scales (.286), SS Dick Seay (.160) and OF Charlie Mason (.250).
The Stars played their home games at Newark Schools Stadium.
- The Biographical Encyclopedia of the Negro Baseball Leagues by James Riley
- The Complete Book of Baseball's Negro Leagues by John Holway