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Negro Leagues Ballplayers Who Played for the St. Louis Stars or the St. Louis Giants, 1910-1943

The men included in the following list played during the year or years noted for either the St. Louis Stars or St. Louis Giants baseball teams. The list also notes in parenthesis nicknames under which particular players are sometimes listed. The Stars and Giants were part of the old Negro Leagues, all-black baseball teams which existed in this country before Major League Baseball was integrated in the late 1940s. Also included in the list are some men involved in the management of the two ball teams- the listings for these men are indicated with an asterisk(*).

More information on these and other Negro Leagues ballplayers and managerial personnel can be found by consulting the following books, all of which are in the collection of St. Louis Public Library, and most of which were consulted during the compilation of this list.

Craft, David. The Negro Leagues: 40 Years of Black Professional Baseball in Words and Pictures. New York: Crescent Books, 1993. Central-HU 796.357

Holway, John B. Black Diamonds: Life in the Negro Leagues From the Men Who Lived It. Westport, CT: Meckler Books, 1989. Central-HU, JD 796.3570922

Holway, John B. Blackball Stars: Negro League Pioneers. Westport, CT: Meckler Corporation, 1988. Buder, Cabanne, Carondelet, Divoll, Julia Davis, Walnut Park, Central-ST 796.3570922

Peterson, Robert. Only the Ball Was White: a History of Legendary Black Ball Players and All-Black Professional Teams. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1984. Cabanne 796.357

Riley, James A. The Biographical Encyclopedia of the Negro Baseball Leagues. New York: Carroll & Graff Publishers/Richard Gallen, 1994. Cabanne, Julia Davis, Walnut Park, Central-HU 796.3570922

Rogosin, Donn. Invisible Men: Life in Baseball's Negro Leagues. New York: Atheneum, 1985. Central-HU 306.483

Negro Leagues Ballplayers Who Played for the St. Louis Stars or the St. Louis Giants, 1910-1943

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A
Allen, Newton Henry- St. Louis Stars (1931)
Armistead, Jimmie- St. Louis Stars (1938-39)
Armour, Alfred (Buddy)- St. Louis Stars (1940-41; 1943)     

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B 
Baker, Henry- St. Louis Stars (1927-32)
Barnes, John (Tubby)- St. Louis Stars (1925; 1931)
Bell, Fred (Lefty)- St. Louis Stars (1923-24)
Bell, James (Cool Papa)- St. Louis Stars (1922-31)
Bennett, Bradford- St. Louis Stars (1940-41)
Bennett, Sam- St. Louis Giants (1911-21) 
Bennett, Sam- St. Louis Stars (1921-25)
Berry, John Paul- St. Louis Stars (1937)
Blackman, Clifford (Speed)- St. Louis Stars (1941)
Blackwell, Charles (Rucker)- St. Louis Giants (1916-21)
Blackwell, Charles (Rucker)- St. Louis Stars (1922-24)
Bobo, Willie- St. Louis Stars (1924-28)
Bonner, Robert- St. Louis Stars (1923)
Boone, Charles (Lefty)- St. Louis Stars (1941)
Bracken, Herbert (Doc)- St. Louis Stars (1940)
Bradford, William- St. Louis Stars (1940)
Branahan, J. Finis (Legs)- St. Louis Stars (1925)
Brooks, Charles- St. Louis Giants (1919-21)
Brooks, Charles- St. Louis Stars (1922-24)
Brown, D.- St. Louis Stars (1925)
Brown, G.- St. Louis Stars (1925-27)
Brown, George- St. Louis Giants (1921; 1928)
Brown, John W.- St. Louis Giants (1942-43)
Brown, L. A.- St. Louis Stars (1926-27)
Brown, Ossie- St. Louis Stars (1939)
Brown, Ronnie- St. Louis Stars (1943)
Brown, T. J.- St. Louis Stars (1943)
Bruton, Charles John (Jack)- St. Louis Stars (1940-41)
Burch, John Walter- St. Louis Stars (1940-41)
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C 
Calhoun, Walter (Lefty)- St. Louis Stars (1939-41; 1943)
Cannon, Richard (Speedball)- St. Louis Stars (1928-29)
Carter, William- St. Louis Stars (1937; 1943)
Casey, Joe- St. Louis Giants (1920)
Charleston, Oscar McKinley- St. Louis Giants (1921)
Childs, Andy- St. Louis Stars (1936)
Chism, Elijah (Little Chis)- St. Louis Stars (1937)
Clark, Dell- St. Louis Giants (1921)
Cleage, Ralph- St. Louis Stars (1924)
Cobb, W.- St. Louis Giants (1915-17; 1920)
Coleman, Clarence (Pops)- St. Louis Giants (1919)
Cooper, E.- St. Louis Giants (1922-24)
Creacy, A. D. (Dewey)- St. Louis Stars (1924-31)
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D 
Dandridge, Ping- St. Louis Giants (1920)
Daniels, Fred- St. Louis Giants (1919)
Davis, Roosevelt (Rosey)- St. Louis Stars (1924-31)
Davis, William- St. Louis Stars (1937)
Dean, Bob- St. Louis Stars (1937-40)
Dickey, John Claude (Steel Arm)- St. Louis Stars (1922)
Dismukes, William (Dizzy)- St. Louis Stars (1926-29)
Dismukes, William (Dizzy)- St. Louis Stars (1936-37)
Douglas, Eddie- St. Louis Stars (1922)
Downs, McKinley (Bunny)- St. Louis Giants (1916)
Drake, William P. (Plunk)- St. Louis Giants (1916-21)
Drake, William P. (Plunk)- St. Louis Stars (1922; 1930)
Dudley, C. A.- St. Louis Giants (1920-21)
Dudley, C. A.- St. Louis Stars (1922-23)
Duncan, Charlie (Scottie)- St. Louis Stars (1940)
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F 
Fagan, Robert W.- St. Louis Stars (1922-23)
Farrell, Luther- St. Louis Giants (1920)
Finner, John- St. Louis Giants (1919-21)
Finner, John- St. Louis Stars (1922-24)
Ford, James- St. Louis Stars (1939-41)
Forest, Charles- St. Louis Giants (1920)
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G 
Gatewood, Bill- St. Louis Giants (1915-17)
Gatewood, Bill- St. Louis Stars (1922-27)
Giles, George Franklin- St. Louis Stars (1930-31)
Gillard, Albert (Hamp)- St. Louis Giants (1911-12)
Gilyard, Luther- St. Louis Stars (1937)
Glass, Carl Lee (Lefty)- St. Louis Stars (1926)
Gordon, Herman- St. Louis Stars (1923)
Graham, Dennis- St. Louis Stars (1922)
Gray, Chesley (Chester)- St. Louis Stars (1940; 1943)
Green, Leslie, Sr. (Chin)- St. Louis Stars (1939)
Green, Willie- St. Louis Giants (1910)
Griffin, Robert- St. Louis Stars (1937)
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Hall, Perry- St. Louis Giants (1921)
Hancock, Charles Winston- St. Louis Giants (1921)
Handy, William Oscar- St. Louis Giants (1912; 1915)
Harrison, Tomlin- St. Louis Stars (1927)
Harvey, Fred- St. Louis Giants (1912)
Hayes, Buddy- St. Louis Giants (1916)
Henderson, Ben- St. Louis Stars (1936)
Hensley, Logan (Slap)- St. Louis Stars (1922-31)
Hewitt, Joe- St. Louis Giants (1910-13; 1915; 1917; 1921)
Hewitt, Joe- St. Louis Stars (1922-23)
Hill, Charley (Lefty)- St. Louis Giants (1920; 1923-24)
Hill, Johnson (Fred)- St. Louis Giants (1920)
Hill, Jonathan- St. Louis Stars (1937)
Holtz, Eddie- St. Louis Giants (1919-21)
Horne, William- St. Louis Stars (1943)
Hoskins, William- St. Louis Stars (1937)
Hunter, Bertrum (Buffalo)- St. Louis Stars (1931)
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I 
Jackson, Tom- St. Louis Stars (1924-27)
Johnson, Ray- St. Louis Stars (1923)
Johnson, Roy (Bubbles)- St. Louis Giants (1920)
Johnson, Tommy- St. Louis Stars (1937)
Jones, Ollie- St. Louis Giants (1919)
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K 
Kennard, Dan- St. Louis Giants (1916-21)
Kennard, Dan- St. Louis Stars (1922-24)
Kent, Richard W. (*)- St. Louis Stars (1922-31)
Keys, George B. (*)- St. Louis Stars (1922-32)
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Lamar, Clarence- St. Louis Stars (1937)
Langford, Ad- St. Louis Giants (1912)
Lockett, Willie- St. Louis Stars (1937)
Lyles, John- St. Louis Stars (1939-41)
Lyons, James- St. Louis Giants (1910-12; 1915-17; 1919)
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M 
Matlock, Leroy- St. Louis Stars (1929-31)
Mayweather, Eldridge (Chili)- St. Louis Stars (1939-41)
McAdoo, Dudley (Tully)- St. Louis Giants (1911-17; 1919-21)
McAdoo, Dudley (Tully)- St. Louis Stars (1922-23)
McAllister, Frank (Chip)- St. Louis Stars (1939-41; 1943)
McClelland, J. W. (*)- St. Louis Stars (1922)
McCoy, Frank (Chink)- St. Louis Stars (1943)
McDonald, Luther (Vet)- St. Louis Stars (1927-1929)
Meyers, George (Deacon)- St. Louis Giants (1921)
Meyers, George (Deacon)- St. Louis Stars (1922-25)
Miller, Pleas (Hub)- St. Louis Giants (1913; 1916)
Mills, Charles A. (*)- St. Louis Giants (1911-21)
Mitchell, George- St. Louis Stars (1924; 1939; 1941; 1943)
Mitchell, Robert- St. Louis Stars (1924)
Moore, Henry L.- St. Louis Stars (1937-38)
Moore, L.- St. Louis Giants (1920)
Murray, Mitchell- St. Louis Stars (1923-28)
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O 
Oldham, Jimmy- St. Louis Giants (1920-21)
Oldham, Jimmy- St. Louis Stars (1922-23)
Owens, Raymond (Smokey)- St. Louis Stars (1941)
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Palm, Robert Clarence (Spoony)- St. Louis Stars (1928-29)
Palm, Robert Clarence (Spoony)- St. Louis Stars (1936)
Parker, Thomas (Big Train)- St. Louis Stars (1941; 1943)
Pettus, William Thomas- St. Louis Giants (1917)
Pinkston, Alfred Charles- St. Louis Stars (1936)
Pryor, Wes (Whip)- St. Louis Giants (1912)
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Ray, Otto C. (Jaybird)- St. Louis Stars (1922-23)
Redus, Wilson (Frog)- St. Louis Stars (1924-31)
Reed, Curtis- St. Louis Stars (1937)
Reed, John D.- St. Louis Stars (1937)
Reese, John E. (*)- St. Louis Stars (1923-31)
Riddle, Marshall Lewis- St. Louis Stars (1937; 1939-41)
Robertson, Charles- St. Louis Stars (1924)
Robinson, William- St. Louis Stars (1934-37; 1939-41)
Rose, Cecil- St. Louis Stars (1924)
Ross, Dick- St. Louis Stars (1925)
Ross, William- St. Louis Stars (1924-27)
Russell, Branch L.- St. Louis Stars (1923-31)
Russell, John Henry- St. Louis Stars (1926-30)
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Scales, George Walter (Tubby)- St. Louis Giants (1921)
Scales, George Walter (Tubby)- St. Louis Stars (1922)
Sheppard, Samuel (*)- St. Louis Stars (1922)
Smith, Eugene- St. Louis Stars (1939-41)
Smith, P.- St. Louis Stars (1939)
Smith, Theolic (Fireball)- St. Louis Stars (1939-40)
Sparks, Joe- St. Louis Stars (1937)
Spearman, William- St. Louis Stars (1929)
Starks, James- St. Louis Stars (1943)
Stevens, Frank- St. Louis Stars (1927)
Summerall, William (Big Red)- St. Louis Stars (1936)
Suttles, George (Mule)- St. Louis Stars (1926-31)
Sutton, Leroy- St. Louis Stars (1941)
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Taylor, Benjamin H.- St. Louis Giants (1911-12)
Taylor, James Allen- St. Louis Giants (1911)
Taylor, James Allen- St. Louis Stars (1923-29)
Taylor, Jonathan Boyce- St. Louis Giants (1911)
Taylor, Raymond- St. Louis Stars (1939-41)
Taylor, Robert (Lightning)- St. Louis Stars (1939-40)
Thomas, Dan- St. Louis Stars (1923-24)
Thomas, Jack- St. Louis Giants (1912)
Thomas, Walter Lewis- St. Louis Stars (1937)
Trent, Theodore- St. Louis Stars (1927-31)
Troupe, Quincy (Big Train)- St. Louis Stars (1930-31; 1939)
Turner, Henry (Flash)- St. Louis Stars (1943)
Turner, Tuck- St. Louis Stars (1923; 1928)
Tyler, Edward- St. Louis Stars (1925)
Tyree, Ruby- St. Louis Giants (1917)
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W 
Wade, Lee- St. Louis Giants (1912; 1916)
Walker, Jack- St. Louis Stars (1943)
Walker, William- St. Louis Stars (1937)
Wallace, Felix (Dick)- St. Louis Giants (1911-13; 1915-16)
Wallace, Felix (Dick)- St. Louis Giants (1919-21)
Walls, Eddie- St. Louis Stars (1925)
Warfield, Francis Xavier- St. Louis Giants (1914-16)
Warmack, H.- St. Louis Giants (1910-11)
Warren, Jesse- St. Louis Stars (1941)
Washington, Lafayette- St. Louis Stars (1940-41)
Waters, Dick- St. Louis Giants (1916)
Watts, Eddie- St. Louis Stars (1924-25)
Webster, William (Speck)- St. Louis Giants (1915)
Wells, Willie- St. Louis Stars (1924-31)
Wesley, Charles- St. Louis Stars (1922)
White, Robert- St. Louis Stars (1922)  
Williams, Andrew (Stringbean)- St. Louis Giants (1915)
Williams, Eli (Eddie)- St. Louis Stars (1943)
Williams, Harry- St. Louis Stars (1943)
Williams, Henry (Flick)- St. Louis Stars (1926-30)
Williams, John (Big Boy)- St. Louis Stars (1927-31)
Williams, Lemuel- St. Louis Stars (1937)
Wilson, Daniel Richard- St. Louis Stars (1939; 1941)
Wilson, Elmer- St. Louis Stars (1924-25)
Woods, William J.- St. Louis Stars (1922)
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Young, John- St. Louis Stars (1923)
Young, Thomas Jefferson- St. Louis Stars (1931)                
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Compiled by Thomas A. Pearson
Special Collections Department
St. Louis Public Library
February 2001



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