Akron Champs

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The Akron Champs were members of the Ohio-Pennsylvania League from 1907 through 1911. The team had formerly been known as the Akron Rubbernecks and would assume the name Akron Rubbermen when they moved to the Central League in 1912.

Team won four consecutive Ohio-Pennsylvania League pennants, 1908-11. A team that won a league pennant was sometimes known as "Champion" or "Champ" the next season. When a champion failed to repeat the name was dropped. Source: Baseball Team Names, 1869-2012. McFarland Publishing (2012).

Year-by-Year Record[edit]

Year Record Finish Manager Playoffs
1907 83-53 3rd Walter East none
1908 81-36 1st John Breckinridge none
1909 81-40 1st John Breckinridge / Bill Schwartz none
1910 73-53 1st Lee Fohl none
1911 90-42 1st Jack McAllister / Lee Fohl none