Mohawk Colored Giants of Schenectady

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F.M. Keetz , Schenectady, N.Y. (1556 Lexington Pkwy., Schenectady 12309)
Mohawk Colored Giants (Baseball team) -- History., African American baseball players., Baseball -- New York (State) -- Schenectady -- History -- 20th century., Negro leagues -- His

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New York (State), Schene

StatementFrank M. Keetz.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGV875.M58 K44 1999
The Physical Object
Pagination[2], 164 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6886292M
LC Control Number00502066
OCLC/WorldCa41397236

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The most famous player on this incarnation of the Mohawk Colored Giants was Buck Ewing. Ewing was a catcher who Keetz says was an.

The Mohawk Giants: Schenectady & The Negro Leagues follows the history of Negro League baseball in Schenectady Mohawk Colored Giants of Schenectady book the Capital Region.

: THE MOHAWK COLORED GIANTS OF SCHENECTADY: Books. Omitir e ir al contenido Libros Hola, Identifícate. Cuenta y Listas Cuenta. Extremely attractive broadside aftertisement for the Mohawk Colored Giants of Schenectady, New York, who faced the Philmont club at their home park in Mellenville.

The Giants were the area's first Negro team, and at one point featured Negro League superstar William "Buck" Ewing. This attractive broadside has been affixed (likely permanently) to. InBuck Ewing left the region and went to play for the Homestead Grays.

With Ewing gone, Bozzi decided to rename the team he owned and revived the name of the original black team in Schenectady, the Mohawk Giants. They also had a brand new home, Schenectady’s Central Park.

Buck Ewing was the star that emerged from the Mohawk Giants. The St.

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Bidding is not allowed. For more information on the Mohawk Colored Giants, please refer to Frank M. Keetz’s book The Mohawk Colored Giants of Schenectady. Keetz’s book is thoroughly researched and an excellent treatment of the history of an outstanding independent black baseball team. r/schenectady: The Electric City.

This subreddit is for all residents of Schenectady to come together, share news and thoughts, and to really enjoy. WMHT has a new documentary about the Mohawk Giants baseball team in Schenectady queued to premiere Monday, April 11 at pm.

That's just before the debut of the new Ken Burns two-part doc about Jackie Robinson that same night at 9 pm. But you can catch a free early screening of The Mohawk Giants: Schenectady & The Negro Leagues at Proctors this Tuesday, April 5 at 7 pm. Schenectady's First Complete Season: An Exciting Factual Account of an Amazing Baseball Season.

(Frank Keetz, ) [Schdy R K96 at SCPL, copies available for borrowing] Keetz, Frank. The Mohawk Colored Giants of Schenectady. (Frank Keetz, ) [Schdy R KEEm at SCPL, copies available for borrowing]. (now through May) The Mohawk Colored Giants – a baseball team founded in Over its history, with the help of outstanding players like superstar William “Buck” Ewing, the Mohawk Colored Giants became the most successful independent black team in the eastern New York area.

The exhibit is based on Frank Keetz’s. Black players found spots on the Albany Black Sox and the Mohawk Colored Giants of Schenectady. “For a couple years in the mids, the Black Sox had a fierce rivalry with the Mohawk Giants.

The history of the Schenectady and Mohawk valley militia covers a period of over a century up to the outbreak of the Revolution in In Queen Anne's war () Schenectady district had two companies of militia, men in all. Queen's fort was rebuilt in In the Old French war () all able-bodied men did guard duty.

Just reading a book "Images of America - Schenectady" where a picture of a Buck Ewing is shown. His full name is William H. 'Buck' Ewing. The picture shows an african-american player who supposedly was a "popular catcher" who "played for the Schenectady's Mohawk Giants from to ". The Mohawk Giants of Schenectady, NY were a Negro League team that reached prominence in the mid-teens.

In they went against other top black teams. Managed by Chappie Johnson, the team included Home Run Johnson at shortstop and Frank Wickware and Walter Ball on the hill. After starting the season with the Royal Giants, Wickware jumped in May to the Schenectady (New York) Mohawk Giants, a Negro team assembled by Bill Wernecke, a white businessman The Mohawk Giants were well supported by Schenectady, a nearly all-white city.

State League. Inthere were the Schenectady Blue Jays which stayed until The team was a farm team for the Philadelphia Phillies. Between and there was also a talented professional Negro team, the Mohawk Colored Giants of Schenectady. Baseball was a popular local sport from to It was truly the “national pastime.”.

Schenectady Mohawk Giants 8 - 8 (3rd place in the Eastern Independent Clubs) / (Team History) Managed by: Phil Bradley () Top Hitter Harry Buckner. Top Pitcher Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James.

Frank Keetz has written several publications about sports in the Schenectady area, including They, Too, Were ‘Boys of Summer:’ A Case Study of the Schenectady Blue Jays in the Eastern LeagueClass ‘C’ Baseball: A Case Study of the Schenectady Blue Jays in the Canadian-American League,and The Mohawk Colored Giants.Nelson Greene's History of the Mohawk Valley: Gateway to the West is a four-volume set covering six counties in upstate New York.

This online version is part of the Schenectady Digital History Archive, the local history and genealogy Web site of the Schenectady County Public Library, affiliated with the NYGenWeb, USGenWeb and American History and Genealogy Projects and the American.