Bassett Furnituremakers

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Bassett Furnituremakers
19351940
Bassett, Virginia
Class-level
Previous Class D
Minor league affiliations
League Bi-State League
Major league affiliations
Previous
Minor league titles
League titles 3 (1936, 1937, 1938)

The Bassett Furnituremakers were a Bi-State League baseball team based in Bassett, Virginia, USA that played from 1935 to 1940. They made the league playoffs in each year of their existence, winning the championship every year from 1936 to 1938. Each championship came under a different manager - the first under Ernie Jenkins, the second under Ray White and the third under Walter Novak.

From 1936 to 1937, they were affiliated with the New York Yankees. In 1938 they switched affiliation to the Cincinnati Reds, and in 1939 to the Brooklyn Dodgers.

They were one of only two baseball teams to ever play professionally in Bassett.

Hall of Fame shortstop Phil Rizzuto played for the team.

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