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Negro American League

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The Negro American League was one of the several Negro Leagues which were created during the time organized baseball was segregated. The league was established in 1937, and continued to exist into the 1950s. This information only goes until 1950 - three years after Jackie Robinson broke the color line.

Negro American League Franchises

  • Birmingham Black Barons (1937-1938; 1940-1950)
  • Chicago American Giants (1937-1950)
  • Cincinnati Tigers (1937)
  • Detroit Stars (1937)
  • Indianapolis Athletics (1937)
  • Kansas City Monarchs (1937-1950)
  • Memphis Red Sox (1937-1950)
  • St. Louis Stars (1937)
  • Indianapolis ABC's (1938-1939)
  • Jacksonville Red Caps (1938; 1941-1942) /Cleveland Bears (1939-1940)
  • St. Louis Stars (II) (1939)/New Orleans-St. Louis Stars (1940-1941)
  • Toledo Crawfords (1939)/Indianapolis Crawfords (1940)
  • Cincinnati Buckeyes (1942)/Cleveland Buckeyes (1943-1948)/Louisville Buckeyes (1949)
  • Cincinnati Clowns (1943)/Cincinnati-Indianapolis Clowns (1944-1945)/Indianapolis Clowns (1946-1950)
  • Baltimore Elite Giants (1949-1950) from the Negro National League
  • Houston Eagles (1949-1950) from the Negro National League
  • New York Cubans (1949-1950) from the Negro National League
  • Philadelphia Stars (1949-1950) from the Negro National League

Champions

  • 1937 Kansas City Monarchs
  • 1938 Memphis Red Sox
  • 1939 Kansas City Monarchs
  • 1940 Kansas City Monarchs
  • 1941 Kansas City Monarchs
  • 1942 Kansas City Monarchs
  • 1943 Birmingham Black Barons
  • 1944 Birmingham Black Barons
  • 1945 Cleveland Buckeyes
  • 1946 Kansas City Monarchs
  • 1947 Cleveland Buckeyes
  • 1948 Birmingham Black Barons
  • 1949 Baltimore Elite Giants
  • 1950 Indianapolis Clowns

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