First Colored World Series
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|Date||Friday, October 3, 1924|
|Location||Philadelphia, PA, United States|
In 1924, the Hilldale Giants and the Kansas City Monarchs met in the initial Colored World Series. Judy Johnson, Biz Mackey, Jose Mendez, Bullet Joe Rogan, and Louis Santop were in the lineups. The first game took place on October 3, 1924, at the Baker Bowl in Philadelphia.
Kansas City won the series, 5 games to 4.
Games were played in both Pennsylvania, PA and Kansas City, MO.
Larry Lester, Baseball's First Colored World Series: The 1924 Meeting of the Hilldale Giants And Kansas City Monarchs (McFarland, 2006).
An introduction by the author is found at http://www.larrylester42.com/intro-baseball-s-first-colored-world-series/.
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