Reading (United States Baseball League)

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Reading
Location Reading, Pennsylvania
Year founded 1912
Year disbanded 1912
League championships None
Former league(s)
Colors Blue-gray, black
Ownership William Witmann
Manager Leo Groom[1]

Reading was one of 8 teams in the "outlaw" United States Baseball League based in Reading, Pennsylvania. The league folded after just over a month of play. Reading was the only team in the league without a nickname.[2]

1912 Standings[edit]

Reading finished 3rd at 12-9 in the USBL's only season.[3]

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

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