1918 New York Cuban Stars
Stories are placed in order of the date they appeared.
May 19, 1918
"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
"Next Sunday the Bushwicks will play the Cuban Stars and the Naval Reserves."
"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."
August 11, 1918
"Cubans Play Bushwicks. - Calderin and Farbe to Work in Double Header Today. - Calderin and Farbe, leading pitchers in Cuba this past season, will work for the Cuban Stars of Havana in their double header with the Bushwicks at Dexter Park, near the Cypress Hills station of the elevated, this afternoon. Calderin in particular has been having a big season. The Bushwicks, under the leadership of Al Burch, the one time Superba, have been reconstructed and are playing the kind of ball the old Bushwicks used to put up."
August 24, 1918
"Hilldale Team Wins Close Game From Cuban Stars - Hilldale won a fast game from the Cuban Stars in which three-base hits predominated. Hilldale secured three and the Cuban Stars two. Pop Pettus also came through with a much-needed wallop for the circuit in the fifth inning that tied up the score at three all. Then Bunny Downs figured with a triple and scored what proved to be the winning tally when Pettus flew out to deep centre, which occured in the seventh inning, making the score 4 to 3."
September 8, 1918
"Cuban Nine Beaten. - Lincoln Giants Are Victors in Seven Inning Contest. - The Lincoln Giants defeated the Cuban Stars at Olympic Field yesterday by 4 to 1. Owing to the rain the game was called in the seventh inning and the second contest had to be called off."
September 29, 1918
"Lincolns Returned Winners. - The Lincoln Giants were returned the winners in both ends of a double-header at Olympic field last Sunday, defeating the Royal Giants by a score of 8 to 4 and the Cuban Stars 6 to 0. The Lincolns were in fine form, collecting a total of 21 hits in both games. Struck out - by Williams 7; by Brooks 4; by Donaldson 5."
"Lincolns Win Two. - Defeat Cuban Stars by 6 to 0 and Royal Giants by 8 to 4. The Lincoln Giants were in particularly fine form yesterday at Olympic Field. They defeated the Cuban Stars by 6 to 0 and the Royal Giants by 8 to 4."
June 9, 1918
"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
"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
"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
"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
"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."