1926 Newark Stars

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1926 Newark Stars / Franchise: Newark Stars / BR Team Page[edit]

Record: 1-10-0, Finished 6th in Eastern Colored League (1926 ECL)

Managed by Andy Harris

Ballpark: Newark Schools Stadium

History, Comments, Contributions[edit]

In 1926 the Newark Stars became the first major Negro League team to be based in Newark, NJ. The Stars played in the Eastern Colored League and went 1-10 before folding. Managed by Andy Harris, the team had several players who had been or would be productive players in black baseball including 2B Tubby Scales (.286), SS Dick Seay (.160) and OF Charlie Mason (.250).

The Stars played their home games at Newark Schools Stadium.