1911 Kansas City Royal Giants

A Calendar, Including Newspaper Clippings, of the 1911 Kansas City Royal Giants

1911 Kansas City Royal Giants

Stories are placed in order of the date they appeared.

March 15, 1911

Pensacola, FL
"Colored Baseball Teams are to Play - Two colored baseball teams, the Kansas City Royal Giants and the Pensacola Giants are to play a series of games in this city, commencing today. The members of the former team reached the city yesterday."

April 30, 1911

Omaha, NE
"At present manager Ford has three arguments booked with the Kansas City Royal Giants of the show me state for June 4, 5 and 6, which he will probably have to cancel as his crew will be nearer Canada than Missouri during the month of June. Down at Kansas City, Kansas, there is a colored crew with a Jack Johnson who is the whole works, viz, Captain and manager. They have a baseball lot of their own called Riverside Park and when they play the pale faces they sure take in the shekels."

June 16, 1911

Buxton, IA?
"The Kansas City Giants, a very fast ball team are playing three games with the Buxton Wonders this week, thus far the Wonders have lost two straight games. But they promise to win the last one without fail."