1919 Pennsylvania Red Caps
A Calendar, Including Newspaper Clippings, of the 1919 Pennsylvania Red Caps
1919 Pennsylvania Red Caps
Stories are placed in order of the date they appeared.
May 18, 1919
"Penn Red Caps at Van Nest. - The Pennsylvania Red Caps, one of the strongest semi-professional ball clubs in the East, will tackle the Emeralds next Sunday afternoon at the Catholic Protectory Grounds in Van Nest, The Bronx. The Red Caps will face the home club in the feature of a double header and a band will whoop things up. In the first game the Highbridge Lyceum nine will play Holy Rosary Lyceum."
"Red Caps Beat Emeralds. - Rally in Ninth Brings Victory at Van Nest, 5 to 4. - In an uphill contest that was enjoyed by a gathering that filled the park, the Penn Red Caps yesterday defeated the Emeralds at the Catholic Protectory grounds at Van Nest by a score of 5 to 4. The Emeralds scored three runs in the first, but were unable to hold their lead. In the ninth, concerted action by the Red Caps' sluggers brought in the winning run. Next Sunday the Emeralds will play the Highbridge Athletics and the Highridge Lyceum nine will meet the victors."
May 28, 1919
"Red Caps on Top at Charlottesville - The Red Caps, of Washington, played the Tigers of Charlottesville, Virginia, on Wednesday, May 28, at Charlottesville, and shut them out. Score, 7 to 0. The game was played before a very large crowd of students of the University and people from Charlottesville and Orange County, on Lambeth Field. The bright spots of the game was the hitting of 'Toots' Browne, 'Scrappy' Brown and Tommy Barnes and the pitching of 'Ping' Gardner, for the Red Caps."
August 31, 1919
"East New York vs. Pennsylvania Red Caps, A.M., and Richmond Hill, PM, at East New York Oval, Brooklyn."
North Bergen, NJ
"Tiejen and Lang vs. Pennsylvania Red Caps at Nurges Field, North Bergen, NJ.
September 21, 1919
Cypress Hills, Brooklyn, NY
"Fiske Red Tops Here. In the second game the Bushwicks will play the Penn Red Caps."
September 22, 1919
"Bushwicks Take Two. - Beat Fiske Red Tops and Penn Red Caps. The Bushwicks, semi-pro champions of Brooklyn, added two more games to their string of victories yesterday at Dexter Park when they beat the Fiske Red Tops of Springfield, Mass, 2 to 9, and the Penn Red Caps, 19 to 2. As in their previous two games the Fiske boys gave a splendid exhibition of the national pastime. Next Sunday the Cuban Stars will play a double header with the Bushwicks."
June 22, 1919
Inwood, Manhattan, NY
"Penn Red Caps to Play. - The hard hitting Pennsylvania Red Caps will line up against the Treat 'Em Roughs at Dyckman Oval, near 207th Street Subway Station, tomorrow afternoon. This assures the fans of some exceptionally fast baseball, for both of the teams have been playing in top notch form for the last two months. A preliminary game will be played at 2 o'clock. Between the games motion pictures of the fans and players will be taken. Empey's Treat 'Em Rough military band will also be on deck to entertain."
June 27, 1919
Atlantic City, NJ
"Bacharach Giants Win - Atlantic City, New Jersey, June 27 (Special). - The Bacharach Giants won from the Pennsylvania Red Caps here today by 9 to 7. Bunched hits in the second and third innings turned the trick. Culver scored four runs for the Red Caps in the second inning with a home run clout over left field fence. The same teams play here tomorrow."