1918 Pennsylvania Red Caps

A Calendar, Including Newspaper Clippings, of the 1918 Pennsylvania Red Caps

1918 Pennsylvania Red Caps

Stories are placed in order of the date they appeared.

June 2, 1918

Queens, NY
"Dexter Park Games To-Day. - Penn Red Caps and Naval Team to Play Bushwicks. - The Pennsylvania Red Caps and the Naval Auxilliary nine, teams that have not appeared on a local diamond this season, will make their metropolitan debut at Dexter Park, near the Cypress Hills 'L' where they will play the Bushwicks this afternoon. The Red Caps will have Stringbean Williams, Forbes, Langford, and Pierce in the lineup. Williams two years ago pitched the Chicago American Giants to a semi-pro pennant."

Queens, NY
"Bushwicks Win in 11th. - Beat Pennsylvania Red Caps by Score of 3 to 2. - The Bushwicks won an eleven inning game from the Penn Red Caps at Dexter Park yesterday afternoon, 3 to 2. Taguer's double in the eighth tied it up for the Bushwicks and Weiss's single in the eleventh brought the deciding tally. In the first game the Bushwicks defeated the Naval Auxillary team, 5 to 2. The Brooklyn Royal Giants will play the Bushwicks a double header next Sunday."

June 23, 1918

Queens, NY
"Bushwicks Win and Lose. - Beaten by Red Caps in First Game, Then Annex Second Contest. - The Bushwicks broke even with the Pennsylvania Red Caps at Dexter Park yesterday, winning the second game, 10 to 1, after being beaten in the first, 6 to 1. Next Sunday the Bushwicks will play the Red Caps in the first game and the Cuban Stars of Havana in the second."

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."