1919 Chicago American Giants

A Calendar, Including Newspaper Clippings, of the 1919 Chicago American Giants

1919 Chicago American Giants

Stories are placed in order of the date they appeared.

July 4, 1919

Grand Rapids, MI
"Elsterites Play Chicago Giants - Jess Elster's Colored Athletics will meet the Chicago Giants in two games July 4 and 6 at Ramona Park. The Giants are one of the best traveling teams of the Windy City and are fortified by having in their lineup JOnes and Manning, with the Athletics last season. Manager Elster has secured two new men for his team, one being Almendia Moralls, a Cuban pitcher from New York City, and the other Carter, a catcher, from Detroit."

Grand Rapids, MI
"Sport Feature Fourth Program - Races, Baseball, Golf and Water Events on Local Card. - At Ramona Park, semi-pro baseball will hold sway, with the Colored Athletics of this city opposing the fast Chicago Giants. Both teams have proved their speed and the Athletics have for several years been topnotchers in local baseball circles."