1943 Negro World Series

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1943 Negro World Series
Teams 1 2* 3* 4 5 6 7* 8 Games
Washington Homestead Grays  2 5 4 9 10 8 0 8 4
Birmingham Black Barons  4 5 3 0 11 0 1 4 3
* indicates extra innings
Location: Washington: Griffith Stadium (1,3)
Baltimore: Bugle Field (2)
Chicago: Comiskey Park (4)
Columbus: Red Bird Stadium (5)
Indianapolis: Victory Field (6)
Birmingham: Rickwood Park (7)
Montgomery: Cramton Bowl (8)
Format: Best-of-seven
Managers: Washington: Candy Jim Taylor
Birmingham: Gus Welch
Dates: September 21–October 5
Hall of Famers: Washington: Cool Papa Bell, Ray Brown,
Josh Gibson, Buck Leonard, Jud Wilson
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In the 1943 Negro World Series, the Washington Homestead Grays, champions of the Negro National League beat the Birmingham Black Barons, champions of the Negro American League, four games to three, with one tie. The games were played in seven different cities.[1][2][3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Holway, John B. (2001), The Complete Book of Baseball's Negro Leagues: The Other Half of Baseball History, Fern Park, FL: Hastings House Publishers, pp. 410–411, ISBN 0803820070 
  2. ^ "Grays Beat Barons Twice for 2–1 Lead in Series", The Afro-American, October 2, 1943: 18, retrieved January 4, 2013 
  3. ^ "Barons Nip Grays in 11th, 1–0; Tie World Series", The Afro-American, October 9, 1943: 19, retrieved January 4, 2013 
  4. ^ "Grays Win World Championship; Beat Barons, 8–4", The Afro-American, October 16, 1943: 19, retrieved January 4, 2013