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.

April 27, 1919

Queens, NY
"Bushwicks Break Even. - Lose to Morse Dry Dock Nine, but Beat Penn Red Caps. - The Bushwicks broke even at Dexter Park yesterday. They lost to the Morse Dry Dock nine in the first game of a double header by a score of 3 to 2, one then took the measure of the Pennsylvania Red Caps, 11 to 5. Both games were well played and enjoyed by a big crowd. Tierney had a fine day with the willow. His three hits in the second game played a prominent part in the Bushwick victory."

May 4, 1919

Inwood, Manhattan, NY
"Red Caps vs. Maroons. - The Penn Red Caps will be the opponents of the Maroons in tomorrow's attraction at Dyckman Oval, near the Dyckman street subway station. The teams will meet at 3:30. A fast game is assured. Harvey, Pierce and Langford of the old Lincoln Stars will be with the Red Caps. McInerny and Schwartz will pitch for the home team and Habblewaite will catch."

May 11, 1919

Staten Island, NY
"Sunday Semi-Pro Games. - Standards vs. Penn Red Caps at Sisco Field, Staten Island."

May 18, 1919

Bronx, NY
"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."

Bronx, NY
"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

Charlottesville, VA
"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."

June 8, 1919

Queens, NY
"Ridgewoods in Field Again. - Open Season With Victory Over Red Caps by Score of 4 to 1. - The Ridgewood Grounds, Wyckoff avenue and Halsey street, opened yesterday with a double header. The curtain raiser furnished a close and exciting contest between the Bushwick Athletic Association and Erie club, which the Eries dropped, 5 to 3. In the main attraction the Ridgewood defeated the Red Caps, 4 to 11. The features of the game were Sweetland's heavy and timely hitting and a dazzling catch by left fielder McLaughlin."

June 15, 1919

Inwood, Manhattan, NY
"At Catholic Protectory - Penn Red Caps 3, Emerald 4."

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."

Inwood, Manhattan, NY
"Clinton Scores in Duel. - Leads Treat 'Em Roughs to Victory Over Red Caps. - In a pitching duel between Langford of the Penn Red Caps and Jimmy Clinton, star pitcher of the Guy Empey's Treat 'Em Roughs, Clinton triumphed yesterday at Dyckman Oval, by a score of 4 to 2. The game was well played and enjoyed by a big crowd. Harte's two-bagger helped the Empey's team to win."

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."

June 29, 1919

Long Island, NY
"At Long Island City - Pennsylvania Red Caps 4, Springfields 2."

July 20, 1919

Cypress Hills, Brooklyn, NY
"Bushwicks' Strong Bill. - Meet Westinghouse Nine and Earle's Red Caps To-day. - The Westinghouse Electric, one of the strongest industrial nines in this neck of the woods, will play a return engagement with the Bushwicks at Dexter Park, near the Cypress Hills elevated station, this afternoon. In the first game of today's double header the Bushwicks will tackle Earle's Red Caps, who have been playing great ball in recent games. The Red Caps have just returned from a successful trip through Pennsylvania. The team has on its roster several former stars of the Royal Giants."