Dec 28 2010

Newark Eagles of 1937

Newark Eagles

Newark Eagles of 1937

A year after owner Abe Manley consolidated two ailing franchises to form the Newark Eagles, they challenged the Homestead Grays for the National League title but finished second in the standings. The Eagles featured their famous “million dollar infield” consisting of Ray Dandridge, Willie Wells, Dick Seay and Mule Suttles. In the outfield they had Jimmie Crutchfield, Ed Stone and Lennie Pearson. Leading the mound corps was Leon Day, who had a perfect record and Terris “Elmer the Great” McDuffie.

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