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Index

From Baseball's
Canadian-American League
by David Pietrusza
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Acme Colored Giants 168
“Adelphis� 125
Alabama-Florida League 66
Alabama State League 189
Albany Black Sox 168
Albany Senators 4, 27, 37, 57, 64, 136, 137, 138, 165, 181, 183, 185, 191
Akron Yankees 94
Alco Field 10, 115, 202
Alexander, Grover Cleveland 112
Alexandria, La. 102
All-American Girls Professional Baseball League 151
Allen, Lee 61
Alston, Tom 173
Alston, Walter 59, 168
Aluminum Company of America 10, 115
Amarillo Gold Sox 95
Ambrose, John 179
Amdursky, Leonard M. vii, 27, 70
American Association 60, 100, 110, 181, 186
American Basketball League 1
American League 163
American Telephone & Telegraph 182
Amherst College 28
Amsterdam Evening Recorder viii, 22, 24, 90, 149, 176-178, 182
Amsterdam Exhibition Co. 26
Amsterdam Rugmakers 18-19, 22-28, 37, 54-57, 61, 68-69, 76, 85-93, 98- 99, 103-111,
138-140, 143, 145, 152, 157-158, 161, 164, 167, 172, 175, 178, 182, 186-187, 189, 191-
203
Amsterdam Rugmakers (semipro team) 124
Amsterdam Stars 124
Anderson, Andy 174
Appalachian League 112
Appleton (Midwest League) 102
Arizona-Texas League 66
Army, George 197
Arroyo, Pedro 171-172
Asbury Park, N.J. 152
Ashburn, Richie 175
Aspromonte, Bob 75, 203
Associated Press 185
Auburn Boulies 18, 33, 72, 132, 191, 193-194, 197, 201
Auburn Falcons 18, 39-43, 45, 132-133, 191, 194-195, 198, 201
Augusta Tigers 65
Aulisi, Judge Felix J. 182, 187-188

Badgett, Paul 193
Baker, Charlie vii, 38, 62, 68-69, 73, 77-78, 91, 133, 171, 174
Ball, Neal 34
Baltimore Elite Giants 134
Baltimore Orioles (American League) 80, 202, 203, 205
Baltimore Orioles (International League) 73, 103
Barber, Red 181
Barbieri, Guy 37-39, 58, 62, 64, 68, 76, 125, 127
Barillari, Alfred 171, 186-187, 201
Barkus, Al 109, 171, 173
Barnes, Emil “Red� 60, 192, 198
Baro, Jesse 171
Barrow, Ed 138
Barton, Bob 171
Barzun, Jacques 18
Baseball City 62
Basketball Association of America 85
Batavia Clippers 62
Bear Mountain, N.Y. 152
Belgard, Carrol vii, 14, 15, 83, 140
Belinsky, Alfred 103, 179
Bella, Zeke 92, 202
Bellefort, Dr. J.L. 183
Bengochea, Adam 199
Benson, Gene vii
Benson, Michael vii, 169
Bergen, Grace viii, 107
Bergen, James viii
Berkshire Eagle 28
Berkshire Park 20-21, 83, 125-126
Berra, Lawrence P. “Yogi� 175-176
Bi-State League 66
Biassati, Hank viii, 85, 158, 205
Big State League 190
Bigelow-Sanford Carpet Co. 22
Billmyer, Father Griffith vii
Binghamton Triplets 61, 94
Binks, George 152
Birmingham Barons 181
Birmingham Black Barons 170
Bissonette, Del 45
Bissonette, Keith F. 160
Blair, Buddy 154
Blakeney, Owen “Buster� 64, 198
Blanchard, John “Doe� 70, 92-93, 202
Blaszak, Brownie vii, 106, 108, 157, 164-165
Block, Henry 153
Bodner, Joe 31
Boggs, Wade 75
Boland, Ed 61, 199
Bonnifacio, John “Bonny� 167
Booker, William 200
Boone, Ike 55
Borchert Field 112
Bordagaray, Stanley “Frenchy� vii, 48- 49, 58-59, 64-65, 67, 169-170, 192-193, 199,
205
Border League 67, 110, 114-115, 118, 132, 141, 179, 187-188
Borowy, Hank 6
Boston Beaneaters 3
Boston Bees 114, 150, 191-192
Boston Braves 60-61, 85, 134, 174, 176-177, 180, 182, 191, 205
Boston College 136
Boston Red Sox 15, 33-34, 52, 55-56, 58, 60, 61, 67, 73-75, 97, 158, 165, 180, 186, 189,
191, 196, 198-205
Bouley, William 33
Boyeson, Persis vii
Bradley, Alva 70
Brake, Bobby 51
Branham, William G. 2, 4, 8, 29, 35-36, 148
Brantford Red Sox 13-14
Braun, Carl 108
Braves Field (Utica) 35, 134, 192, 202
Brockville Bunnies 116
Brockville Pirates 7, 26, 58-59, 81, 95, 96, 116, 191, 194, 196, 203
Brooklyn Dodgers 19, 27, 58-60, 78, 85, 134, 168-170, 175, 180-181, 191-192, 197-01,
202-206
Brooks, Phyllis 104
Brown, Lloyd “Gimpy� 200
Brown, Tommy 152
Brown, Willard 170
Brown University 133
Buckley, William 1. 5, 7, 8-10, 28, 30- 31, 62-63, 97, 113-114, 197
Buffalo Bisons xii, 4, 79, 80, 95, 102, 103, 191-192, 196-199
Burdette, Lew 70, 91, 202
Burlington, Vt. 185
Burlington Cardinals 6
Burns, Mayor Francis 43
Burns, George 21
Burns, William 45

Caldwell, Earl, Jr. 95
Caldwell, Earl, Sr. 95
Campanella, Roy 168
Campbell, A.D. 143
Campbell, Richard 40
Camden, N.J. 8
Camelli, Henry 201
Can-Am League Writers’ Association 142-143
Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame 75, 81
Canadian Football League 116
Canadian League 13, 42
Canadian Pacific Railroad 33, 47, 117
Canadian Pacific Recreation Club 33, 117
Candlestick Park 127
Caniglia, Pete 171
Canisius College 80
Cape Breton Colliery League 30, 143
Carnevale, Danny vii, 79-80, 204
Carolina League 161
Carpenter, Ruly 180
Carr, Edward 196
Carr, Joe (Player) 83
Carr, Joseph F. 2-3, 7, 14
Carter, Dick 61, 200
Caughnawaga Braves 45
Celeron, N.Y. 168
Central New York League 12, 29, 33
Central New York Semipro League 33
Central Ontario League 5, 14
Central Park (Schenectady) 37, 167
Chambersburg, Md. 167
Chandler, Commissioner A.B. “Happy� 166, 183
Chapman, Ben 148
Charleston, W. Va. 167
Chateau Frontenac (Quebec) 165
Chicago Cubs 49, 60, 74, 82, 84, 192, 199, 202-206
Chicago Police Department 152
Chic ago White Sox 33, 47, 57-58, 61, 75, 162, 178, 180, 192, 202-05
“Chinese Students Team� 119
Christ the King Seminary 136
Chrysler Building 33
Chylak, Nestor 149
Cimpi, John 197
Cincinnati Reds 33, 58, 74, 82, 85, 107, 172, 176, 178, 181, 202, 204-205
Cincinnati Tigers 169
Cincinnati White Sox 169
Ciola, Lou 158
Cisgen, Ordway H. 161
Clark, Allie 92, 157, 202
Clark, George E., Jr. 195
Clarkson College 8
Claxton, Jimmy 168
Cleveland Buckeyes 134
Cleveland Indians 29, 60, 70-74, 80, 82-83, 103, 158, 191-192, 196-197,
199-200, 202-205
Cleveland Press 154
Clifton, Merritt vii, 85
Clifton, Nate “Sweetwater� 172
Clowson, Alex 147
Coakley, John “Lefty� vii, 64, 83, 91, 172, 177, 186-187
Coastal Plains League 66
Cochran, Mickey 99
Coessens Park (Amsterdam) 22
Cohen, Arnie 95
Coleman, Guy 171
Coleman, Vince 106
Colgate University 20, 108
Collins (Kollonige), Joe 91, 103, 157, 202
Collins, John Francis “Shano� 61, 199
Colman, Frank 80, 203
Colonels Park 130-132, 192, 202
Colonial League 53, 170, 173, 182, 186
Columbia Broadcasting System 182
Columbia University 181
Comiskey Park 169
Commelas, George 153
Connely, William V. 28-29, 127
Conner, T.E. “Bull� 181
Connoly, Phil vii
Constantine, Paul J. vii, 91
Copper City Sports Enterprises 31
Cornwall (Border League) 187
Cornwall Athletic Grounds 112, 118-119, 191, 201
Cornwall Bisons/Maple Leafs 18, 37, 39, 50-52, 56, 79-80, 96, 100, 102, 118-119, 143,
146-147, 174, 191, 194-195, 197, 201, 203
Cornwall Freeholder 39, 146, 147
Corporation for Public Broadcasting 104
Cosgrove, Danny 15
Crawford, Shag 148-149
Crescent Park 119
Cronin, Bill “Crunchy� 61-62, 78, 167, 199
Cronin, Joe 15
Crooks, Mrs. Elizabeth 39
Crouch, Paul “Frankenstein� 62, 147-148
Crosley Field 3
Crowley Millers 105
Crues, Bob 95, 158
Cuban Baseball Hall of Fame 82
Cuban Winter League 169
Culkin, Rep. Francis 27
Cullinane, Jim viii, 55-56, 63, 64, 67, 157, 159, 200
Cunningham, Bill 24

Dallas Eagles 85
Damaschke, E.C. “Dutch� 133
Damaschke Field 133
Danelishen, Alexander 195
Danis, Rudolph 51
Dark, Alvin 174
Darlington, S.C. 167
Dascoli, Frank 149
Dashner, Allen 7
Dashner, Jackie 196
Davis, Eber vii, 77, 109, 175
Davis, Piper 170
Dean, “Dizzy� 108, 145
Decker, Donald vii, 91, 106, 145, 164, 175
DeLock, Ivan 74, 203
DeMaestri, John 70, 75, 203
Dempsey, Jack 115
Denver Bears 110
DeRose, Carl vii, 110-111
Des Moines Demons 2
Desorey, Buck 199
Despirito, Ernie 171
Detroit Clowns 57
Detroit Nighthawks 98
Detroit Pistons (basketball) 172
Detroit Tigers 32, 71, 73-74, 79, 82, 99, 192, 199-200, 202-205
Dews, Bobby 2
Dickenson, Bill 45
Dickenson, John 195
Dickey, Bill 177
Dietz, Sgt. Robert 134
Dietz Stadium 134-135, 191, 201
DiMaggio, Joe 120, 122-123
Dinges, Vance 75, 77, 203
Dion, J. Emile 47-48
Doe, Alderman “Billy� 15
Dorfman, George 27
Dorothy Deming Field 28, 127, 191
The Dorp Sporting News 61, 164
Doubleday Field 66-67, 152
Douglas, Kirk 92
Drescher, Bill “Moose� 91, 202
Drews, Karl 90, 202
Drummondville (Provincial League) 187
Dublin Daily Express 180
Duffy, Alex I. vii, 6-8, 113-115
Dufresne, Marcel 184
Dumont Television Network 181
Dunkle, Harry vii, 27-28, 49, 109, 125, 140, 142, 155, 182-183
Durham Bulls 2
Durocher, Leo 184
Durrell, Mayor James vii
Dwyer, Edward vii, 63

Earnshaw, George 68-69, 174
East Palm Beach (Florida-International League) 145
East Texas League 66
Eastern Carolina League 42, 45, 47
Eastern League 4, 12, 20, 36, 57, 61-62, 65, 103, 127, 128, 136, 137, 142, 156, 165, 173,
181, 185
Eastern Ontario League 4
Eastern Shore League 110
Easton, Md. 167
Ebbets Field 168, 181, 182
Edwards, Stanley 40
Egan, “Wish� 99
Ehmke, Howard 6
Einstein, Charles 115
Eisenhower, Dwight D. 110
Elko, Peter “Picollo Pete� 85, 157, 178, 193, 205
Elmira Pioneers 173
Empire State League 4, 11-13, 29, 33
“Empires� 119
Erickson, Harold “Moose� 85, 87, 128, 176, 179, 185, 205
Ermisch, Howard “Red� vii, 31-32, 50, 55, 62, 96-97
Ertel, Frederick 53
Erwin, Frederick vii, 114
Esmond, Jimmy 24
Estalella, Bobby 61, 185
Etchison, Clarence “Buck� 61, 201
Etkin, Jack 110
Evangeline League 95, 105, 190
Evans, Bill vii, 63, 143, 184
Evans, Wally 147

Fair Grounds (Gloversville) 125-126
Fair Grounds (Kingston) 134
Fair Grounds (Oneonta) 133
Fair Grounds (Watertown) 9,113-115, 192, 203
Falcon Park 112, 132-133, 191, 201
Far West League 188, 190
Farrell, John H. 33
Farrington, Albert “Duke� vii, 21-22, 92, 98-99, 102, 141, 188, 196
Fasullo, Bernie 145, 196
Father Martin Park 118
Federal League 13, 56
Feldman, Harry 185
Feller, Bob 71
Felsch, Oscar “Happy� 61
Fennhahn, Bill viii, 47-48, 159, 175
Fitzgerald, Hilda viii, 105
Fitzgerald, Spencer viii, 28, 42, 50, 54-55, 90-92, 104-105, 115, 118, 120-121, 127, 128,
149, 152, 158
Flag, Fred 74
Fleischman, Oscar 195
Fleischman, Sol 55
Florida International League 145
Flynn, John M. 28
Forbes Field 180
Ford, Arthur E. 143
Ford, Rev. C.H.L. 26
Ford, Edwin “Whitey� 23
Ford, Harold 143
Fort Stanwix 32
Fort Wayne Daisies 151
Fort Worth (Texas League) 181
Foster, Clair 196-197
Fourteenth Naval District League 158
Fowler, Dick 75, 80-81, 158
Foxx, Jimmy 71
Franklin, Jack 152
Freihofer, Bud 25
Frisch, Frank 136
Fulford, George Taylor 116
Fulford Field 116, 191, 201
Funk, Art 64, 67, 143, 198
Fyfe, Lou 13

Gail, Emil 200
Gamble, George E., Jr. 161, 174
Gansevoort, Colonel 32
Garbak, Mike 152
Gardella, Al 185
Gardella, Danny 185
Garrison, Ford “Rocky� 92, 202
Gee, Sammy 170
Gehrig, Lou 23, 113
Geneva Robins 187
Genevrino, Mike 40
Genovese, Frank “Chick� 195
Georgia-Florida League 43, 95, 190
Gibb, Eddie 153
Gibson, Josh 117
Gilhooley, Walter 7, 17
Gill, J. Russell 142
Gimple, Hank 26
Gladu, Roland 85, 157, 185, 198, 205
Glens Falls, N.Y. 185
Glovers Park 109, 112, 125-126, 191, 201 see also Berkshire Park
Gloversville Business School 22, 141
Gloversville Collegians 20
Gloversville Glovers 18-22, 57, 141, 191, 194, 196, 201
Gloversvjlle-Johnstown Glovers 18-19, 26-27, 56, 60, 63-64, 71, 76, 83-84, 87, 95, 109,
121, 125-126, 141, 152, 155, 159, 161, 164-165, 170-173, 177, 182-186, 191, 193-195,
197-201, 203
Gloversville & Johnstown Leader-Republican 105, 109, 116, 171, 184, 188
Gloversville & Johnstown Morning Herald 83
Golder, Mayor Boyd 186
Gomez, Lefty 23, 122
Gordon, Joe 122
Gorman, Tom 149
Gorski, Louis 8,19-20, 22, 24, 103, 141
Graff, Emil vii, 5-6, 11-12, 42, 50, 56-57, 64, 80-82, 91, 96, 118, 197
Grand Rapids Chicks 151
Grant, Charlie 119
Gray, Pete 1, 85, 155-157, 205
Greenville Spinners 59, 180
Great Lakes Naval Training Center 158
Gregg, Benjamin 193
Gridaitis, Tony 97-98, 193
Griffin, J.R. viii
Griffis Air Force Base 174
Griffith, Clark 3, 81, 151
Griffiths, John 199
Grilli, John 96
Grim, Bob 70, 91, 202
Guardian Service 99
Gunn, Joseph A. vii, 10-12, 42, 56, 100-101, 131

Habel, Wally vii, 39, 128
Haddock, John 33, 146, 196
Hagyard, Dr. A.C. 7, 12, 17, 50-51
Hall, Donald 1
Halligan, Ed 7
Hamey, Roy 186
Hamilton (Canadian League) 13
Hammer, Fred 7, 14-15
Hamner, Granny 175
Hang, Charles 193
Harlem Globetrotters 172
Harmon, Chuck vii, 83, 157-158, 170-172, 203
Harris, Stanley “Bucky� 81
Harrisburg (Eastern League) 73
Harrisville, N.Y. 7
Harvard University 103
Hasson, Gene 63, 67, 157, 193, 194, 204
Havana Red Sox 113
Haver, Ellsworth 188
Haynes, Raymond vii, 117
Haynes, William O. 149, 150
Head, Ed 58
Hearn, Philip “Barney� vii, 26, 50, 70, 95-96, 118, 140-141, 146-147, 153, 156
“Hedricks� 37
Heintzelman, Ken 31
Helf, Hank 72
Hemenway, Emil 147
Henderson, Oakie 171
Henderson, Ricky 106
Henrich, Tommy 120
Henry, Bruce 145
Herman, Billy 158
Hibbs, Norman vii, 5,12,118
Hicks, R.E. 7
Hiroshima Karp 83
Hodge, Hank 114
Hoey, Dick 171
Holmes “Bud� 24
Holy Cross University 133
Homestead Grays 22, 169
Honig, Don 54, 148
Hopper, Clay 168
Hornsby, William “Mickey� 67, 109, 155, 198
Horonzy, Peter “Daffy� 16-17
Horsington, Arthur vii, 32, 147
Hotel Amsterdam 87
Hotel Barnes (Amsterdam, N.Y.) 57
Hotel Milner (Trenton, N.J.) 81
Hotel Oneonta 105
Hotel Ten Eyck (Albany, N.Y.) 64, 161
Hotel Thayer (Amsterdam, N.Y.) 122
Houghton, Albert G. 22, 140-143, 161, 163-164, 183-185, 189
House of David 12, 57, 75
Houston Astros 203, 206
Howell, Homer “Dixie� 204
Howlan, Francis “Dutch� vii, 115, 186
Howley, Dan 80
Hoysradt, Henry “Pat� vii, 94
Hudson, Hal 83
Hudson River League 37, 52
Huffman, Ben vii, 48, 60, 67, 109, 157-158, 164, 199, 203
Hull, Quebec 7-8
Humber, William 137
Hunter, Billy 85, 205
Hurley, Ed 149
Hutchinson, Fred 158

Independence Producers 3
Indianapolis Indians 181
Inktehofer, John 199
International Association 35
International League xii, 4, 42, 45, 55, 73, 79, 102-103, 115, 151, 158, 168
Ithaca College 54

Jackie Robinson All-Stars 170
Jackson, “Shoeless Joe� 61, 180
Jacobs Brothers 23
“JAG’s� 26
James, Walter 171-172
Janik, Frank 161, 174
Jeaneau, Jacques 171
Jeffries, Robert 195
Jenkins, Ernest “Lefty� 64, 198
Jersey City Giants 158, 178, 182
Johns Hopkins University 39
Johnson, “Chappie� 119, 137
Johnson, Harry “Steamboat� 136
Johnson, Jack 119
Johnson, “Judy� 173
Johnson, Walter 66
Johnson, “Windy� 57
Jollyland 119
Jones, Addison vii, 53
Jones, Earl 76, 83, 203
Jones, John 193
Jones, John R. 147
Josephs, Joe 109
Judd, Oscar “Lefty� 6
Jumonville, George 84. 204

Kain, Tom “Shakey� 120, 192, 198
Kalfass, Bill “Lefty� 45, 204
Kansas City Athletics 80, 202-203, 205
Kansas City Blues 110, 164
Kansas City Monarchs 134
Kansas City Royals 80, 83, 170
Kansas-Oklahoma-Missouri League 190
Kaplan, Dr. Isadore I. vii, 31, 160, 183, 184
Karabin, Richard viii, 114
Karpel, Herb 91, 158, 202
Keetz, Frank vii
Keller, Charlie 23, 120
Kelley, Mike 66
Keltner, Ken 158-159
Kennedy, Bill 90, 157, 202
Kennedy, John F. 1, 103-104
Keokuk (Mississippi Valley League) 96
Kern, Joel 201
Keyser, E. Lee 3
Kidney, Hobby 31
Kimbrough, Larry vii, 170
Kiner, Ralph 64
Kingston Colonials 18, 52-53, 173, 185-189, 191, 194, 196, 201
Kingstown Regatta 180
Kinoy, Justin 199
Kitty League 190
Knickerbocker, Austin viii, 75, 133-134, 158, 193, 195, 203
Knickerbocker Grounds 114
Knight, Arthur P., Jr. 29, 145
Knowles, Margaret 26
Konstanty, Jim 6, 158
Korean War 70, 186
Krakauskas, Joe 81, 154, 158, 203
Kramer, Jack 152
Kress, Ralph “Red� 81
Krichell, Paul 22-24, 54, 86-88, 90, 107, 109, 182
Kryhoski, Dick 92, 103, 175, 202
Kubek, Tony 75
Kukla, Louise 183
Kukla, Fran & Ollie 183
Kunes, Blame 196
Kunka, John 31
Kuntashian, Harry 195

Lacy, Guy 154
Lafayette Bulls 95
LaGuardia, Fiorello 151
Landis, Kenesaw Mountain 151
Lane, Frank 107
Lane Field 112
Lanier, Max 185
Lansdowne Park 52, 115-116, 118, 191, 202
Lasorda, Tommy 1, 70, 76-78, 205
Laurinburg, N.C. 167
Lavagetto, Harry “Cookie� 94, 110
Lawing, Garland “Butch� 85, 178-179, 193, 195, 205
Lawrence, Brooks 74, 204
League Park (Rome) 29, 97, 130, 192, 202
Leary, Frank vii
LeHrun, Charlie 51
Lee, George “Knotty� 5, 7, 12-15, 17, 39-42, 52, 56, 66-67, 83, 138, 141, 192, 196-
198
Lee, Lawrence vii, 15
Lee, Raymond vii
Lee, Tim vii, 13
Leeman Field 112
Lehman, John H. “Pappy� 193
Leighton Elementary School 117
Lemon, Bob 70-72, 157-158, 204
Lemon, Jim 70, 74, 204
Lewiston (Pioneer League) 85
Liberty Broadcasting System 181
Life Magazine 110
Lindquist, Charles 40
LiPetri, Angelo 78
Lisenbee, Hod 152
Little Falls Mets 127
Little League viii, 142
Littlefield, Dick 70, 74, 203
Lombardi, Carl 108-109
London (Michigan-Ontario League) 13
Long, Hill 171
Long, Dale vii, 74, 195, 204
Loos, Walter G. 161
Los Angeles Angels 202, 204, 206
Los Angeles Angels (PCL) 94
Los Angeles Dodgers 203
Los Angeles Lakers (Basketball) 57
Loverguth, Lynn vii, 47, 78, 79, 131, 164, 205
Luba, Archie 40, 68
Lucas, Pete 40
Lutz, Joe 83, 157, 203
Lynn (New England League) 74

MacArthur, Douglas 188
McCaffrey, Frank 45, 56
McCaffrey, Thomas F. 183, 185
McCarthy, Joe 122
McConnell, Ambrose Moses “Amby� 33-36, 51, 66-67, 134, 137, 197
McConnell, Frances (Mrs. Ambrose) 36
McConnell, Robert vii
McConville, Daniel J. vii, 14, 42, 136-137
McConville Hotel 7, 14
McCormick, Frank 58, 85, 176, 192, 200, 205
McCullough, Robert viii, 107
McDevitt, Danny 91, 202
MacDonald, Rep. Torbert 103-104, 157
McDonnell, Jim 60, 199
McGah, Eddie 75, 157-158, 204
McGraw, John 119
Mack, Connie 5-6, 8, 42, 62, 64, 100, 113
McKee, Archie viii, 189
“McKeevers� 125
McKenzie, Edward “Ted� 7
McKeon, Jack 71, 83-84, 203
McLendon, Gordon 181
McLeod, Jim 61, 200
McMillan, Bill 170, 193
McMullen, Ed 33
McMullen, Harold viii, 145
McNearney, James 37-39, 166
McNearney, Peter 37-39, 77-78, 130, 166, 174, 185
McNearney Stadium 37, 39, 109, 128-131, 134, 146, 192, 202
McPhail, George 195
MacPhail, Larry 181
MacPhail, Lee 186
McQuatters, Wally 120-121, 175
McQuinn, George 58, 63, 85, 176-177, 192, 205
McWilliams, Tuck 153
Maglie, Sal 185
Malone Stars/Maroons 6, 9
Malzone, Frank 64, 70, 75, 195, 204
Mancuso, Frank 152
Manhattan College 82
Marchildon, Phil viii, 80-81, 102, 154, 158, 203
Marion, John “Red� 60, 192
Marion, Marty 60, 64
Marion (Ohio State League) 65
Markell, Harry “Duke� 77-78, 158, 195, 205
Marnie, Hal 84
Marshall, Donald 193
Martin, Eugene J. 182
Martin, Fred 185
Martin, Father Harold J. 5, 7, 14, 15, 17, 24, 28-29, 35-36, 47, 66, 95, 118, 136-141, 143,
146-48, 150, 152, 154, 161
Martin, Admiral J. “Pepper� 9, 20-22, 24, 31, 56-57, 63, 66-67, 145, 192,196-198
Martin, John Leonard Roosevelt “Pepper� 58, 152
Martuscello, Johnny 122
Mason, Francis vii, 39, 52, 138
Massachusetts State Association 3
Massena Alcos 6
Massena Bucks 10, 115, 202
Massic, “Turk� 16
Masters, Ruth vii
Masters, Walter vii, 7, 61, 66-67, 196, 204
Masuga, John 195
Matthewson, Christy 133
Matthewson, Dale 79, 205
Mattingly, Don 74
May, Merrill 84
Mayfield, N.Y. 186
Mayton, Sam 68
Mead, William 154
Medlinger, Irv 75
Melbourne, Fla. 167
Mellen, Dr. Daniel 30-31, 143, 183-184
Melton, Fred 148
Memphis Red Sox 169
Meriwether, Conklyn 104-105, 158
Mexican League 85
Meyer, Billy 110
Micelotta, Bobby 78, 205
Michigan-Ontario League 4, 13
Michigan State League 109
Mick, Malcolm “Bunny� vii, 60-61, 69, 91, 94, 105-108, 193
Middle Atlantic League 71
Midwestern League 102
Miklos, John 152
Milford, Del. 167
Miller, Si viii
Mills, Mrs. Martin Ellen 105
Milwaukee Braves 85, 202, 204
Milwaukee Brewers (Am. Assoc.) 27, 60, 112, 186, 201
Milwaukee Brewers (A.L.) 190
Minnesota Twins 61, 74, 202, 204
Minnoch, Jack vii, 22, 26, 40-41, 51, 140
Mishkin, Sol 199
Mississippi Valley League 62, 96
Mitchell, Field 160
Mohawk Colored Giants 89, 119, 168
Mohawk Mills Association 22-23
Mohawk Mills Park 23-25, 86, 112, 119-124, 134, 143, 177, 191, 201
Mohican Market 91
Molini, Albert 185
Montreal Royals 3, 4, 15, 49, 58, 85, 168-169
Moore, Rabbit 199
Morehouse, George 76
Morel, Lorenzo 47
Morel, Paul 120, 153
Morgan, Cy 192, 198
Morjoseph, Joseph 109
Morris, Dr. Lewis Rutherford 133
Morris Park 133
Morrongiello, Mike 178
Municipal Stadium (Cleveland) 74
Municipal Stadium (Quebec) 127, 129, 164, 179, 192, 202
Municipal Stadium (Three Rivers) 127, 129, 157, 192, 202
Murchison, Tim 199
Murnane, Tim 8
Murphy, Fido 146
Murphy, Mel 81
Murray, Joe 9
Murray, Walter 31
Murray’s Park 130
Muskogee Chiefs 3
Mutual Broadcasting System 181
Myozowski, Ted 31

Nader, Albert S. “Sam� vii, 52, 75
Nader, Alice vii
Nankai Hawks 78
Naragon, Hal 74, 204
Nashua Dodgers 168
National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues 2, 5, 33, 52, 65, 141, 148, 164, 183-
185
National Baseball Hall of Fame 65, 122, 123, 156
National Basketball Association 108
National Broadcasting System 181
Naymick, Mike vii, 57, 71-73, 79, 81, 117, 196, 204
Nazareth, Pa. 167
Neahwa Park 112, 133-134, 191
Nebraska State League 96
Negro National League 169-170
Needle, Tommy 140
Netherlands Milk and Ice Cream Co. 27
New England League 8, 12, 13, 14, 74, 168
New Haven (Eastern League) 136
New York Central League 6
New York Daily News 122
New York Giants 49, 67, 85, 175, 178, 180, 200, 204, 205
New York Giants (Football) 58
New York Knickerbockers (Basketball) 108, 172
New York Mets 96, 203
New York Mirror 89
New York Titans (Football) 58
New York-New Jersey League 52
New York-Pennsylvania (Eastern) League 4, 33-35, 56, 133
New York-Pennsylvania League 4, 6, 11, 12, 28, 33-35, 37, 52, 127
New York State League 4, 6, 11-12, 28, 33-35, 37, 52, 127
New York Times 103, 157, 181
New York Yankees 19, 33, 54, 86-94, 100, 107, 110, 145, 150, 155, 163, 175-177, 180,
183, 185-186, 188, 191-192, 196-205
Newark Bears 94, 100, 103, 164, 182
Newark Yankees 189
Newcomb, Don 168
Newhouser, Hal 152
Niggeling, John 174
night baseball 3, 27-28, 112-113, 117-120, 125, 127, 131-132
Nist, Charlie 45
Nolan, Jimmy 20
Norfolk Tars 91, 94
North Atlantic League 52, 159, 186, 188
North Carolina State League 161
Northern League 66, 173
Northern New York Semipro League 6, 9, 136
Novosel, Frank 201
Nowak, Paul 96
Nugent, Jerry 32
Nuxhall, Joey 152

Oakland Oaks 54, 168
Oakland Athletics 83
Oberman, Al 68
O’Brien, Robert vii, 70-71, 117
O’Connell, Daniel 37, 85
O’Connor, Dan 166
Ogdensburg Colts 7,12, 14-17, 22, 39, 52, 82-83, 96-98, 102, 109, 137-138, 191-197, 203
Ogdensburg Journal 7, 9, 96
Ohio-Indiana League 188
Ohio State League 65, 94, 161
Oil & Iron League 168
Olveson, Ken 40, 68
O’Malley, Charles 40
O’Malley, Paul 198
O’Malley, Walter 59
O’Neil, Emmet 75
Oneonta Community Hotel 76
Oneonta Giants 52, 133
Oneonta Red Sox/Indians 18, 51-52, 57, 60, 64, 74-75, 78, 95, 109, 132-133, 143, 154,
157-158, 161, 165, 167, 172, 179, 186, 189, 191-195, 198-204
Oneonta Sports Association 52
Oneonta Star 184
Ontario Baseball Association 116
Ontario League 4, 13, 42, 62
Oppel, Gene 146
“Orange Book� 141
Osbourne House (Auburn) 41
Oswego Netherlands 7, 11-12, 21, 27-28, 57, 64, 70-73, 95, 96, 191, 194-198, 202, 204
Oswego Palladium-Times 11, 115, 116, 142
Oswego Starchmakers 11, 13
Otero, Reggie 82, 154, 206
Otis, Mayor John 117
Otis Field 12, 112, 117, 191, 202
Ottawa Athletics 115, 182
Ottawa Citizen 13
Ottawa Journal 7,141
Ottawa Nationals 67, 115
Ottawa-Ogdensburg Senators 18-19, 42-43, 52, 64, 83, 191-192, 194, 198, 204
Ottawa Roughriders 116
Ottawa Senators/Braves 7, 42-43, 61, 65-66, 75, 115, 118, 146, 191, 193-197, 202, 204
Owens, Ed 7

Pacific Coast League 54, 168
Padden, Pat 147
Page, Joe 47
Page, Joe (ballplayer) 90-91
Paige, Satchel 113
Papparella, Joe 148-149
Parc Victoria 128
Parker, Dan 89
Parker, Francis I. “Salty� 57
Parker, Jim 178
Parker, Riley 57, 197
Partenheimer, Earl 75, 157, 204
Partlow, John 1, 168-170, 195
P.C.I. Park 116, 191, 202
Pearl Harbor Submarine Base 158
Peekskill Highlanders 67, 159
Peekskill, N.Y. 167
Pennock, Herb 174
Pennsylvania League 13
Pennsylvania-Ontario-New York
(PONY) League 63, 96
Pennsylvania State Association 148
Pepe, Joseph A. viii, 108
Perini, Lou 174
Perth Blue Cats/Royals 7,12, 50, 56, 116, 191-94, 196, 202
Perth-Cornwall Bisons 18, 50, 56, 80, 116, 191-192, 194, 196, 202, 204
Peterman, Bill 84, 204
Petersburg Goobers 34
Peterson, Bill 40
Phaneuf, Rene 183
Phelps, Ed 24
Philadelphia Athletics 32, 64, 67-68, 80, 100, 154, 158, 173, 184, 186, 201-205
Philadelphia Blue Jays 39
Philadelphia Colored Giants 119
Philadelphia Eagles (Football) 57, 67
Philadelphia Phillies 29, 32, 36, 39, 43, 54-57, 68, 78-79, 83, 135, 175, 186, 192, 198-205
Philadelphia Stars 169-170
Philco Television Network 181
Phillips University 3
Phipps, Jodie 95, 153
Piacentino, Sam 178
Piedmont League 2, 55, 64, 91, 95, 150
Pillette, Herman “Old Folks� 94
Pine Bluff, Ark. 167
Pinkney, Leo vii, 40-41
Pioneer League 85
Pittsburg Diamonds 188
Pittsburgh Courier 170
Pittsburgh Pirates 21, 31-32, 64, 82, 85, 134, 181, 198, 203-204
Pittsfield Electrics/Phillies 18, 28-29, 61, 63-64, 73-74, 95, 126-127, 152, 157, 161, 172-
173, 183-184, 186, 188-189, 193-195, 198, 202, 204-205
Pittsfield Hillies 28, 57, 61, 127
Placek, Laddie 73
Platt, Whitey 80-81, 157-158, 174
Plattsburgh Majors 6
Podgajny, John Sigmund “Specs� 84, 103, 204
Pollard, John vii, 22-23, 119-121, 182
Pope, Bill viii, 37
Popowski, Eddie “Pop� 60, 75, 103, 200
Port Chester (Colonial League) 173
Portland, Maine 185
Portsmouth Cubs 178
Price, Fred 40
Princeton University 181
“Prisoner of Shark Island� 58
Prospect Park 8
Provincial League 6, 45-47, 65, 128, 173, 188, 190
Puff, Richard vii
Pukas, Leo 40, 103

Quaker City League 96
Quebec Braves/Alouettes/Athtetics 1, 18, 42-50, 58, 67-68, 85, 95, 109, 128, 152-156,
159, 161-164, 166-167, 173, 175-179, 183-185, 192-195, 198-200, 202, 205
Quebec-Ontario League 161-162
Quebec-Ontario-Vermont League 42, 45
Quebec Provincial League 45-46
Queen, Mel 91, 154, 202
Quinn, Bob 114

Racine Belles 151
Rapp, Earl 75, 204
Raschi, Vic vii, 70, 89-90, 157, 159, 202
Ravish, Tony vii, 47, 49, 67-68, 94, 103, 158, 167, 175-176, 199-200
Reagan, Ronald 180
Reardon, Joseph 38, 41
Redbird Stadium (Columbus) 60
“Refrigerators� 37
Regan, Francis 117, 184
Reisgl, Jake “Bugs� 24
Rensa, Adam 61
Rensa, Tony 61, 199, 204
Rescigno, Xavier “Mr. X� 82, 195, 205
Revere Copper & Brass Co. 30
Richardson Field (Oswego) 117
Richmond Colts 148
Richmond, Forest E. 30
Rickey, Branch 3-4, 53, 58-59, 168
Rickey, Branch, Jr. 53
Rickwood Field 181
Ridzik, Steve 78, 103, 205
Riley, Jim vii
Riley, Lee 38, 57-58, 61, 63-64, 67-69, 133, 143-144, 153, 192, 198-199, 205
Riley, Lee, Jr. 57-58
Riley, Pat 58
Ripley’s Believe It or Not 109
Rizzuto, Phil 23, 89, 106, 139
Robbins, Jack 53
Roberts, Robin 167, 175
Robinson, Jackie 1, 59-60, 168-170
Robinson, Rachel (Mrs. Jackie) 169
Robison Field 4
Rochefort, Dr. Jean 47, 184, 188
Rochelli, Lou 58-60, 67, 199
Rochester Red Wings 3, 15, 22, 49, 192, 198
Rochevot, Frank 195
Rogers, Stanley “Packy� vii, 60-61, 67, 103, 158, 172-173, 199, 203
Rolfe, Red 23, 120
Rome Chamber of Commerce 30
Rome Colonels 18, 29-32, 57, 61-62, 76, 78-79, 83, 93-97, 152-154, 156-157, 159-161,
164, 167, 173-174, 183-184, 185, 192-194, 196-202, 205
Rome Sentinel viii, 36, 67, 116, 140, 163, 174
Roosevelt, Franklin Delano 151-152
Root, Charlie 98
Rosen, Al 70, 73-74, 157, 193, 205
Roser, John “Bunny� 60, 197
Rothschild, Bob 27, 63, 109, 173, 174, 185
Roy, Jean Pierre 85, 206
Ruth, Babe 98, 113, 133, 152
Rush, Larry 40
Rusik, Ed viii, 57
Rutland, Vt. 185

Sabbath laws 7-8
Sacka, Frank 83, 203
St. Albans Giants 6
St. Bonaventure’s University 136
St. Joseph’s (Michigan State League) 109
St. Lawrence University 67
St. Louis Browns 4, 27, 58, 60, 75, 83- 85, 155, 170-171, 174-175, 191, 198-200, 202-205
St. Louis Cardinals 4, 58, 79, 104, 134, 172-173, 202-205
St. Lawrence League 5, 50, 113-115
St. Mary’s Church (Amsterdam) 103
St. Mary’s Church (Ogdensburg) 118, 137
St. Mary’s Seminary 136
St. Paul Saints 59
St. Raphael’s Mission (Huevelton) 17, 138, 140
Ste. Marie, Ulysses L. 176, 183
Salata, Steve vii, 48, 74, 131, 165, 179
Sampson Naval Training Center 158
San Diego Padres 83
Sandy, George viii, 122-123
Sanford, Glenn 161
Sarasota (Florida State League) 102
Sarver, William 161
Sawatski, Carl 70, 78, 103, 167, 205
Sawyer, Eddie vii, 54-55, 57, 63-64, 66-67, 87-88, 104-105, 138-141, 149, 153, 174-175,
192-193, 195, 197
Schaffer Park 132
Schang, Wally 61, 65, 197-198, 204
Scheetz, Owen 60, 192, 201
Scheib, Carl 152
Schenectady Baseball Club, Inc. 37
Schenectady Blue Jays 18, 37-39, 57- 58, 61-63, 68-69, 76-79, 129-131, 144, 164, 166-
168, 171-175, 181, 183, 185,
192-195, 199-200, 202, 205
Schenectady Chamber of Commerce 166
Schenectady Gazette 129-130, 167
Schenectady Old Time Baseball Players Association 166
Schenectady Union-Star 60, 166
Scherger, George 52, 58, 67, 85, 200, 206
Schoppmyer, Leo 35
Schultz, Barney 78, 205
Schultz, Herbert vii
Scott, Marion 173
Sears, Kenny 91, 157-158, 202
Selkirk, George 120
Sergiacomi, Armand 148
Shaughnessy, Frank “Shag� 4
Shea, Frank “Spec� vii, 40, 55, 86-89, 104-105, 114, 157, 175, 202
Shea Stadium 160
Shepard, Larry 85, 206
Sherbrook, Quebec 165
Shetler, Vernon “Moose� 177-178, 193
Shields, Steve 184
Shuler, John viii, 120
Shuttleworth, A.W. 119-120, 143
Shuttleworth, Herbert L., II viii, 24-26, 29, 89, 109, 119, 120, 123-124, 149, 158, 192
Sidney Mines Ramblers 30
Siebert, Dick 154
Simons, Mel 58, 154, 199
Sinram, Bill 178
Sipek, Dick 152
Sise, Robert J. viii, 188
Sisler, Bill 109
Skaff, Frank 73, 204
Slezak, Steve 103
Slovenski, Walter 171
Small, Charlie 58, 85, 141, 155, 199, 205
Smith, Jack 122
Smith, Mayo 54-56, 63, 67, 200, 203
Smith, Robert G. 75, 204
Smiths Falls Beavers 17, 18, 33, 82, 117-118, 125, 146, 192, 194-196, 203, 205
Smiths Falls Railroaders 33
Smiths Falls Record News 125
Smoll, Clyde 61, 157, 192, 199-200
Smoll, Clyde, Jr. viii
Snodgrass, Fred 56
Sosh, John 201
South Atlantic (Sally) League 2, 59, 62, 65
Southeastern League 189
Southern Association 178
Southern League 37
Southworth, Billy, Jr. 174, 189
Southworth, Billy, Sr. 159-160, 174
Spahn, Warren 174
Spence, Arnold 193
Speranza, Freddie 40
Sperrick, Mike 11-12, 45, 193
The Sporting News 5,13, 71, 75, 83, 118, 138, 140-141, 151, 153, 154
Sports Service Corporation 127
Sportsmans Park 4
Springfield (Eastern League) 198
Springfield (I-I-I League) 109
Springfield (International League) 182, 192
Springfield (Middle Atlantic League) 71
Stadium Golf Course 128, 131
Stamford Bombers 170
Stampiglio, Sal 171
Stapleton, Don 7, 42
Statz, “Jigger� 94
Staub, Daniel J. “Rusty� 85
Steinecke, Bill 152
Stengel, Casey 92, 175, 177
Stephens, Vein 152
Stern, Bill 181
Stevenson, James 192
Stewart, Loren vii, 195
Stirnweiss, George 6
Stone, Arnold “Lefty� 24
Stromberg, Hunt 160
Suffolk, Va. 167
Suhr, Gus 31-32
Sukeforth, Clyde 170
Sulphur Dell 112
Sunkel, Tom 152
Sunmount Park 6
Sunset League 190
Swistak, John vii
Syracuse Chiefs 4, 33, 85, 95
Syracuse University 6,133

Tallahassee (Ga.-Fla. League) 95
Tamburello, Paul A. vii, 29-30
Tarlecki, Alfred 12, 103
Tavernier, Florida 105
Taylor, Zack 174
Terrace Hotel (Sarasota) 55
Texas League 4, 62, 78, 110, 181
Thomas, Bill 95
Thomasville (Ga.-Fla. League) 95
Thompson, George “Jigger� 126
Thompson, Hank 170
Three Rivers Royals/Foxes 18-19, 42-50, 58-59, 65, 78, 85-86, 127, 152-157, 161-163,
167, 169-170, 184-185, 193-195, 198-200, 202, 205-206
Tiano, Charles vii, 52-53
Tobin, Jim “Abba Dabba� 21
Toledo Mud Hens 100, 102, 171
Tolstoi, Count Leo 56
Tomanek, Dick 74, 103, 205
Toronto Athletic Club 12
Toronto Huskies (Basketball) 85
Toronto Maple Leafs 5, 12-13, 15, 55, 97, 158, 191, 197
Torres, Jorge 153
Trautman, George M. 141, 164, 183-185
Triandos, Gus 70, 92-93, 203
Trout, Paul “Dizzy� 102, 152
Truby, M.L. 3
Tulacz, John “Whitey� vii, 21-22, 96, 100-103
Tuman, Bill viii, 19-20, 101, 121
Tupper Lake Rangers 6
Turner, Jim 177
Twin Ports League 161
Tygiel, Jules 169
Uhle, George 103
University of Florida 107
University of Toledo 170
Utica, N.Y. 185-186, 187, 189
Utica Asylums 12, 35
Utica Boosters 36
Utica Blue Sox 39, 134, 142, 173-174
Utica Braves 18, 32-36, 40, 64-65, 82, 95, 134, 137, 147, 152-153, 157, 160-161, 165,
192-194, 197-198, 202, 206
Utica Harps 12, 35

Van Curler Hotel (Schenectady) 166, 189
VanDermeer, Johnny 158
Van Robays, Maurice “Bomber� 82-83, 96, 154, 179, 192, 195, 203
Veach, Paul 95
Veeck, Bill 60
Ventura, Vince 92, 204
Vero Beach, Fla. 167
Virginia League 2, 34, 178
Vivian, Arthur C., Jr. 161
Vogt, Barney 170

WABY 181
WBAP 181
WBEC-FM 180
WCSS 180
WENT 180
WFBM 181
WGY 180
WHO 180
WINS 181
WJZ 180
WKAL 180
WPTR 180
WSNY 166, 180
W2XBS 181
Wagner, Honus 21
Wahconah Park 74, 112, 126-127, 152, 183, 191, 202
Walker, “Dixie� 14
Walsh, “Big Ed� 133
Walters, Ray 40
Waner, Lloyd 21
Waner, Paul 21
Ward, Harold W. 19-21, 26
Ward, John G. 141
Wargo, Paul 171
Washington Senators 60-61, 66, 74, 80, 83, 191, 197, 202-205
Watertown Bucks/Grays 7-10, 19-20, 57, 98-100, 113-114, 192, 194, 196, 202
Watertown Collegians 86-89, 114
Watertown Daily Times 8
Watertown Horse Show 114
Watkins, “Pop� 113
Watson, Charles vii
Webb, Val 90, 149, 176-178, 182
Weiss, George M. 22, 26, 90-91, 161
West Texas-New Mexico League 95
Western Association 3, 4
Western Carolinas League 145
Western League 3, 62
Wetzel, H.B. “Buzz� 73
Whalley, Jim 195
White, Bill 67
White, Hal vii, 30-31, 62, 78, 103, 131, 154, 157-158, 205
White, Sammy 75, 204
White, Ronald viii, 5, 50, 56, 116
Whiteman, George 95
Wichita Boeing Bombers 57
Wickware, Frank “The Red Ant� 119
Wilkes-Barre (Eastern League) 73, 103
William & Mary College 28, 133
Williams, Andrew 33
Williams, Henry 165
Williams, Lawson 171
Williams, Ted 104
Williams College 28, 133
Williamson Field 168
Williford, Clarence 173
Wilmington Blue Rocks 39
Wilski, Steve viii, 103
Wilson, Harry 172
Windsor, N.C. 167
Winston-Salem Twins 95
Winter Park 12, 39, 118, 137, 179
Winters, Jonathan 74
Witt, George 85, 206
Wnek, Stan 166
Wolfe, Thomas 112
Wolfgang, Melton “Red� 24
Woods, Ernest 40
World Series 56, 151, 180
World War I 2, 151, 154
World War 1136, 64, 70, 72, 75, 80, 91, 103, 110, 115, 132, 151-152, 181
Wright, John 1, 157-158, 168-174
Wrigley Field 84, 114
Wrigley, William 180

Yaker, Shirley 129
Yale University 56, 158
Yankee Stadium 129
Yasinsky, Edmund vii, 48, 85, 103, 127
Yerkes, Stephen D. 11-12, 45, 52, 56, 66-67, 102, 192, 196-197
Yoter, Elmer E. 60, 64-67, 197
Young, Marion P. 161

Zabala, Adrian 185
Zagami, Joe 148
Zawisza, Joseph viii, 103
Ziel, Max G. 197
Zimmerman, Roy 185
Zubik, Frank 153, 198
Zulu Cannibal Giants 45