Reply To: Upcoming Webinars in Lost Inwood Series

Don Rice

1917 Cuban Stars Kingsbridge Athletics Dyckman OvalI was asked if the Kingsbridge Athletics played against black teams and there’s evidence that the answer is yes. Alex Pomepez’s Cuban Stars played the Athletics in May 1917, soon after the first grandstand was built there. Pompez’s team played and lost in the 1935 Negro National League championship series, and then won it all in 1947. Here’s the ad for the d1917 game.