George Giles (baseball)
|George Franklin Giles|
Born: May 2, 1909|
Junction City, Kansas
Died: March 3, 1992 (aged 82)|
George Franklin Giles (May 2, 1909 – March 3, 1992) was a Negro Leagues First baseman in the latter part of the first Negro National League. He started with Gilkerson's Union Giants at the age of 17, and signed with the Kansas City Monarchs at the age of 18. The last known team he played for was the Satchel Paige All Stars of 1939.
- "Gilkerson Union Giants Swamp Knights of Columbus Nine 11 to 4" Davenport Democrat and Leader, Davenport, Iowa, Monday Evening, June 21, 1926, Page 7, Columns 1 and 2
- "Miners Edge Out Win Over Monarchs" Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO, Sunday, September 11, 1927, Page 10, Columns 1 and 2
- "Greeley Advertisers Downed by Colored Club; Score 12-1" Negro Star, Wichita, Kansas, Friday, August 10, 1934, Page 3, Columns 1 to 6
- Holway, John (2001). The Complete Book of Baseball's Negro Leagues: The Other Half of Baseball History. Fern Park, Florida: Hastings House Publishing. p. 223. ISBN 0-8038-2007-0.
- Negro league and Cuban League statistics and player information from Seamheads.com, or Baseball-Reference (Negro leagues)