1918 New York Cuban Stars

A Calendar, Including Newspaper Clippings, of the 1918 New York Cuban Stars

1918 New York Cuban Stars

Stories are placed in order of the date they appeared.

May 19, 1918

Harlem, NY
"Cubans Lose Two Games. - Padron Twice Knocked Out of Box by Lincoln Giants. - The Lincoln Giants twice knocked Padron out of the box and scored a double victory over the Cuban Stars of Havana at Olympic Field yesterday. The scores were 11 to 6 and 13 to 5. In the second game Williams and McLoughlin of the Lincolns hit the ball over the centre field fence for a home run. Next Sunday the Lincolns will play Highbridge and New London.

May 26, 1918

Brooklyn, NY
"Next Sunday the Bushwicks will play the Cuban Stars and the Naval Reserves."

Brooklyn, NY
"Two Games for Bushwicks. - Beat Naval Reserves and Cuban Stars in Double Header. - The Bushwicks won two games at Dexter Park yesterday afternoon, defeating the Naval Reserves, 7 to 2 and the Cuban Stars, 10 to 3. Van Essen in the first game yielded only one hit. On Decoration Day the Bushwicks will play a double header with the Lincoln Giants. Next Sunday the Campt Upton team of colored players and the Pennsylvania Red Caps will meet the Bushwicks."

June 9, 1918

Harlem, NY
"Lincolns Double Victors. - Score over Cuban Stars of Havana, 5 to 2 and 5 to 0. - The Lincoln Giants scored a double victory over the Cuban Stars of Havana yesterday in a double header at Olympic Field, winning the first game by a score of 5 to 2, and the second by 5 to 0. Next Sunday the Lincolns will play College Point and Poughkeepsie. Larry McLean will catch for Poughkeepsie."

June 19, 1918

Atlantic City, NJ
"Cuban Stars Win Another - Atlantic City, New Jersey, June 19. - Bunching their hits in the fourth and fifth frames enabled the Cuban Stars to gain a decision over Bacharach Giants here today in a closely contested game. Score 4 to 3."

June 20, 1918

Lebanon, PA
"Cuban STars Made Hits Count - Lebanon, Pennsylvania, June 20 (Special). - The Cuban Stars bunched their hits in two innings here today, winning a closely contested game from the Lebanon Bethlehem STeel League team, by 7 to 6."

June 30, 1918

Queens, NY
"Bushwicks Break Even. - Bean Cuban Stars, but Lose to Pennsylvania Red Caps at Dexter Park. - With Green, a newcomer, pitching fine ball, the Bushwicks beat the Cuban Stars yesterday at Dexter Park by a score of 3 to 1 in the second game of a double header. The first game resulted in a victory for the Penn Red Caps over the Bushwicks, 9 to 8. Next Sunday the Bushwicks will play the Naval Auxilliary nine in the first game and the Camp Merritt team in the second game."

July 14, 1918

Harlem, NY
"Cubans Win in Tenth. - Defeat Lincoln Giants by Score of 5 to 4 - Rain Halts Second Game. - In one of the best played games seen at Olympic Field this season the Cuban Stars of Havana, after four straight defeats, came through with a ten inning victory over the Lincoln Giants yesterday, 5 to 4. Rain prevented the teams from playing the second game of the twin bill. Next Sunday the Lincolns will play the Naval Reserves and the Chevrolet team of Peekskill, New York."

July 28, 1918

Harlem, NY
"Cuban Break Even. - Beaten by Lincolns in First Game, They Win Second in Twelfth. - In two of the best games played at Olympic Field this season, the Cuban Stars of Havana broke even. They dropped the first game, 3 to 1, then came through with a twelve inning victory, 5 to 4 in the second. Next Sunday the Lincolns will play the Plainfield and Ironsides teams."