New York Knickerbockers (1912)

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New York Knickerbockers
League United States Baseball League
Location New York, NY
Ballpark Bronx Oval
Year founded 1912
Year disbanded 1912
League championships None
Former name(s) Knickerbockers (1912)
Colors Cream, white, gray, black
Ownership Charles White
Manager William Jordon

The New York Knickerbockers were one of 8 teams in the short-lived United States Baseball League, which collapsed after just over a month of play.[1] The Knickerbockers were owned by Charles White and managed by William Jordon.[2]

1912 Standings[edit]

Team Win Loss Pct
Pittsburgh Filipinos 19 7 .731
Richmond Rebels 15 11 .577
Reading (no name) 12 9 .571
Cincinnati Pippins 12 10 .545
Washington Senators 6 7 .462
Chicago Green Sox 10 12 .455
Cleveland Forest City 8 13 .381
New York Knickerbockers 2 15 .118

New York finished dead last in the standings at the end at 2-15. They were the first USBL team to fold, doing so on May 28.[3]

Notable Players[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.la84foundation.org/SportsLibrary/NASSH_Proceedings/NP1976/NP1976zi.pdf
  2. ^ http://usbleague.weebly.com/new-york-knickerbockers.html
  3. ^ Daniel, W. Harrison (2011). Baseball & Richmond: a history of the Professional game, 1884-200. Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers. p. 62. ISBN 978-0-7864-1489-5.