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Negro League Teams Index

From the 1880s to 1950 literally hundreds of all-black, professional and semi-professional baseball teams played throughout the United States. While at times black baseball at its top levels enjoyed the benefits of organized league structures, most teams played in loosely organized circuits or as independents. In the common parlance all are referred to as "Negro League" teams.

The list below is by no means a complete list of all the teams that competed in the 70-year history of Negro League baseball, and the compilation of the list is an ongoing project.

Atlanta Black Crackers Austin Black Senators
Baltimore Black Sox Baltimore Elite Giants
Birmingham Black Barons Brooklyn Royal Giants
Chicago American Giants Cincinnati Tigers
Cleveland Buckeyes Cleveland Cubs
Cuban Stars – East Dayton Marcos
Detroit Stars Homestead Grays
Indianapolis ABCs Indianapolis Clowns
Kansas City Monarchs Memphis Red Sox
New York Black Yankees New York Cubans
Newark Eagles Philadelphia Stars
Pittsburgh Crawfords St. Louis Stars

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