New Jersey

From BR Bullpen

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  • Capital: Trenton, NJ
  • Largest City: Newark, NJ
  • Area: 8,729 sq mi
    • Rank: 47
  • Population (2010): 8,791,894
    • Rank: 11
  • Admission to Union: December 18, 1787
  • Time Zone: Eastern

New Jersey does not have a major league baseball team, but is home to several minor league clubs:

Prominent college teams include the Rutgers Scarlet Knights, Seton Hall Pirates and Princeton Tigers.

Further Reading[edit]

  • Alfred M. Martin and Alfred T. Martin: The Negro Leagues in New Jersey: A History, McFarland, Jefferson, NC, 2008. ISBN 978-0-7864-3900-3
  • Peter Morris et al.: Base Ball Founders: The Clubs, Players and Cities of the Northeast That Established the Game, McFarland, Jefferson, NC, 2013. ISBN 978-0-7864-7430-1