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Pensacola Giants (1920) Negro Southern League Baseball / Team Abbreviation = PG.FL.NSL

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  • William L "The Human Vacuum Cleaner" Robinson (1903 - 2002)
    Find A Grave #75832947
  • Unknown Ross (deceased)
    Unknown Ross was a Catcher.
  • Unknown Tally (deceased)
    Unknown Tally was a Right -Field, Center-Field, Left-Field,Pitcher .
  • Vodie Smith (deceased)
    Vodie Smith was a 2nd ,3rd Baseman,Short Stop, Catcher for the Pensacola Giants. Note: There was a Vodie Smith is residence in Pensacola in 1954 ,but I (CLM) will continue research.
  • Unknown Tompkins (deceased)
    2nd and 3rd Baseman for Pensacola Giants(1920)

Pensacola Giants (1920) Negro League Baseball:

Played at Moro Castle Park, Pensacola Florida (1921):

https://www.geni.com/projects/Moro-Castle-Park-Pensacola-Florida-1921/4475337

Disclaimer: This project is not endorsed by the Negro Southern League Museum or the National Negro League Museum. I am grateful for their help to make this project possible.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Negro_Southern_League_(1920%E2%80%931936)

https://www.newspapers.com/clip/38817118/1920-new-orleans-cauldfiel...

http://www.negrosouthernleaguemuseumresearchcenter.org/Portals/0/Ne...

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Abbreviations: N= Name DOB=Date of Birth POB=Place of Birth DOD= Date of Death POD=Place of Death FAG#= Find A Grave Number P=Position Nick/AKA= Nickname/AKA NT=Notes HR=Home Run CBA= Career Batting Average ERA=Earned Run Average Run Batted In= RBI

N= Dr. Arthur Jerome Kerr DOB= 12/26/1886 POB= Emelle, Sumter County, Alabama, USA DOD=5/23/1926 POD= Emelle, Sumter County, Alabama, USA POD=Emelle, Sumter County, Alabama, USA FAG#= 76903619 https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/76903619/arthur-jerome-kerr P= Owner NT= Dr.Kerr was a Dentist in Pensacola and owner of the Pensacola Giants. The following is from Mr. Jim Thompson of Colorado of whom I express my deep gratitude for his help. " Arthur Jerome Kerr(1886-1926): Arthure Jerome Kerr was born on Christmas Day, 1886 tu Walter William Kerr and Florence Thomas, in Emelle, Sumter County, Alabama. Arthur was the youngest son in a family of six children. Arthur was listed as a Sophomore at Meharry Dental College in 1912, in Nashville, Tennessee.He graduated frome on April 21,1916. In 1916,Arthur was practicing Dentistry in Pensacola, Escambia county, Florida. He married Edith Maude Gilling there on June 12,1916. Sometime around 1921 Arthur contracted turberculosis , probably from one of his patients.He and his wife Edith moved to Monrovia, California in 1922.He practice Dentistry there until 1926. He returned to Emelle, Sumter County Alabama when he was very ill.He died there on May 23,1926, three days after he arrived.His death certificate was signed by his father, W.W.Kerr. His is buried in Bethel Presbyterian Church Cemetery. Arthur and Edith never had children. Arthur's with Edith married Teddy Roosevelt Campfieild in Los Angeles, California on June 15,1946.She maintained in Los Angeles until her death in 1977."

N= C.J.Lawson P= Official Scorer N= Unable to locate. T=PG.FL.NSL

N= Daniel J. Brown DOB =1/22/1882 DOD=6/27/1945 P= Manager FAG#=29607239https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/29607239/dan-brown Nick/AKA= Dan N= May have been born in Georgia, Florida, or West Indies T=PG.FL.NSL

N=Solomon C. Dawson DOB=1865 POB=Florida P= Center Field,Right Field,3rd Base T=PG.FL.NSL Soloman C. Dawson was born in Florida and gives dates from 1865-1872. Also, he was a barber and most important a Center Field, Right Field, and 3rd Baseman for the Pensacola Giants (1921). Moreover, after the 1935 Florida Census there is no mention of him in records. Also, his wife is listed in the 1940 U.S.Census and states she is married and after 1940 Viola is no longer mentioned in the records. Players who served in time of war:

N= C.J.Lawson P= Official Scorer T=PG.FL.NSL

Players: N=Rudolph Ash P= Pitcher T=PG.FL.NSL

N=Glover"Gus" Clarence P= Right Field, Catcher O= Messenger DOB 11/26/1898 POB=Newton,MS DOD= 7/18/1990 POD=Vicksburg,MS FAG#=155634521https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/155634521/glover-clarence-gardner T=PG.FL.NSL

N=Unknown Arnold P= 2nd Base, Pitcher, Right Field. T-PG.FL.NSL

N= John L. Lumpkins DOB=1882 POB= Tallahasse,Leon County, Florida DOD=12/25/1937 POD Pensacola ,Escambia County, Florida P= 2nd and 3rd Baseman T=PG .FL.NSL FAG#=192825525 O= Labor, F.E.R.A. [Federal Emergency Relief Administration]. NT= WWI Draft Card states DOB as 9/9/1884 and the loss of one toe on left foot.

N= Robert Milton Sr. DOB=1896 DOD=3/6/1971 POB= Pensacola, Escambia County,Florida FAG# 999080 https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/999080/robert-milton P=Right Field T=PG NT= WWI Vet 805 Pioneer Infantry.

N=Unknown Cowin P= Short Stop and 3rd Baseman T=PG.FL.NSL

N= Clinton Cummings DOB=3/29/1900 POB=Milledgeville,Baldwin County, Georgia DOD=1935 POD=Pensacola, Escambia County, Florida,P=Pitcher T=PG.FL.NSL

N=Solomon C. Dawson DOB=1865 POB=Florida P= Center Field,Right Field,3rd Base T=PG Soloman C. Dawson was born in Florida and gives dates from 1865-1872. Also, he was a barber and most important a Center Field, Right Field, and 3rd Baseman for the Pensacola Giants (1921). Moreover, after the 1935 Florida Census there is no mention of him in records. Also, his wife is listed in the 1940 U.S.Census and states she is married and after 1940 Viola is no longer mentioned in the records. T=PG.FL.NSL

N=John Henry Holt = DOB=5/2/1890 POD Tennessee DOD=4/18/1984 Nickname/AKA Johnny P= Center Field, 3rd Baseman T=PG.FL.NSL/NWS.TN.NSL FAG#=143545812 https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/143545812/john-h-holt

N=James Finley DOB=12/25/1909 POB=Macon,Bibb County ,Georgia DOD=12/1948 POD= Pensacola,Escambia County, Florida P=1st Baseman T=PG.FL.NSL NT= Unbale to find last resting place.

N=Unknown Frederick P=Pitcher T=PG.FL.NSL NT= Listed as Frederick and Frederickson. Unable to find. Pitcher for Pensacola Giants.

N=R.Harris P=Left Field T=PG.FL.NSL

N=Unknown Herman P=Short Stop NT=Unknown Herman is also listed as Herman(s) and was a Short stop for the Pensacola Giants(1921). Unable to locate in need of more information.T=PG.FL.NSL

N=Unknown Johnson P= Center and Right Field T=PG.FL.NSL

N=Unknown Mays P=Third Baseman T=PG .FL.NSL

N=Joseph Milton Gonzales Pardo DOB= 5/16/1896 POB New Orleans, LA DOD=12/1964 POD= New Oreans, LA P= Left Handed Pitcher. NT= Joseph Milton Gonzales Pardo was a Pitcher for the Pensacola Giants(1920) See Page 7 of NSL Roster. Also, listed on New Orleans Ads (NOA) See Page 6 as Left Handed Pitcher. Moreover, he was born in New Orleans on 5/16/1996 and passed away in New Orleans on 12/1964. Moreover I (CLM) am unable to find his last resting place through Ancestry or Find A Grave sites. T=PG.FL.NSL/ NOA.LA.NSL

N=Unknown Pope P= Third Baseman T=PG.FL.NSL Nickname =Poke

N=Unknown Price P= Second and Third Baseman, Catcher,Shorts Stop. T=PG.FL.NSL

N=Unknown Raggor P=Catcher T=PG.FL.NSL

N= Unknown Watts P= 3rd Baseman,Short Stop, Right Field and Left Field. T= PG.FL.NSL NT= Many profiles with Watts surname

N=Unknown Wright P=1st and 2Baseman T=PG.FL.NSL

N=A.Wynder P=Right-Fielder, Pitcher T=PG.FL.NSL

N=P.Wynder P=Pitcher ,Short Stop T=PG.FL.NSL

N=Unknown Sanford P=Right-Field, Left-Field T-PG.FL.NSL

N=Tommy Unknown P= 1st,2nd Baseman, Short Stop, Catcher T= PG.FL.NSL

N=Unknown Tompkins P= 2nd,3rd Baseman T=PG.FL.NSL

N=Vodie Smith P= 2nd,3rd Baseman,Short Stop, Catcher T=PG.FL.NSL NT= There was a Vodie Smith in Pensacola in 1954 ,but research will continue for there are many Vodie Smiths.

N=Tally Unknown P=Right -Field, Center-Field, Left-Field,Pitcher T=PG.FL.NSL

N=Unknown Ross P=Catcher T=PG.FL.NSL