St. Louis Stars Team Preview

St. Louis Stars Team Preview

Manager – Willie Wells 26 – 30 in the trial season Additions – Flash Bremer(sp), Canonball Willis(rp), Jackie Robinson(2b, 3b) Team Strengths – Position depth, roster flexibility, speed Team Weakness – Struggle against RHP, Pitching   OUTFIELD –...
Pittsburgh Crawfords Team Preview

Pittsburgh Crawfords Team Preview

Manager -Buck Leonard 30-26 in the trial season Additions – Jose Junco (rp), Porter Charleston (rp), Roy Campanella (c) Team Strengths – Speed, Power, Starting Pitching Team Weakness – 5-10 vs lefties, weak bench   OUTFIELD – Rap Dixon, Pete Hill, Mule...
Memphis Red Sox Team Preview

Memphis Red Sox Team Preview

Manager -Rube Foster 27–29 in the trial season Additions – Garnett Blair (sp), Jonas Gaines (rp), Larry Doby (of) Team Strengths – Speed, Hit for Average, Team Weakness – Pitching, Defense   OUTFIELD – Charles Blackwell, Jud Wilson, Larry Doby, Jimmy Lyons,...
Kansas City Monarchs Team Preview

Kansas City Monarchs Team Preview

Manager -Buck O’Neil 28–28 in the trial season Additions – Juan Padron(sp), Jim Jeffries(rp), Hank Aaron (1b, rf) Team Strengths – Defense, Speed, Hit for Average Team Weakness – Slugging, Bullpen Depth   OUTFIELD – Chino Smith, Alejandro Oms, Hurley...
Indianapolis ABC’s Team Preview

Indianapolis ABC’s Team Preview

Manager – Candy Jim Taylor 29 – 27 in the trial season Additions – Needle Nose Wright(sp), Count LeBlanc (rp), Ernie Banks (if) Team Strengths – Power, Speed, Defense Team Weakness – Pitching, Catcher   OUTFIELD – Cool Papa Bell, Wild Bill Wright,...
Chicago American Giants Team Preview

Chicago American Giants Team Preview

Manager -Pop Lloyd 28 – 28 in the trial season Additions – Bill Jefferson(bp), Barney Brown (bp), Monte Irvin (1B, LF) Team Strengths – Pitching, Defense, Hit for Average Team Weakness – 5-10 against LHP, slugging (low HR)   OUTFIELD – Bernardo Baro, Oscar...