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Northern Ireland Baseball League 1942

Standings

PWLRFPA
Mid-West Giants22075
Californian Eagles11096
Texas Terrors10134
Kentucky Wildcats10123
New York Lions10169
Northern Ireland Baseball League Standings 1942 [Reference: Compiled from Results in 1-3]

Results

DateHome TeamAway Team
04.07.1942Mid-West Giants3Kentucky Wildcats2
25.07.1942New York Lions6Californian Eagles9
05.09.1942Mid-West Giants4Texas Terrors3
Northern Ireland Baseball League Results 1942 [Reference: 1-3]

Report

Three Baseball matches from the Northern Ireland Baseball League were played at Ravenhill, home of Ulster Rugby, during 1942, in aid of Charity.

The Mid-West Giants won two of these, against Texas Terrors & Kentucky Wildcats, whilst the Californian Eagles beat the New York Lions in the other match.

Teams in the Northern Ireland Baseball League were made up of US Air Force, Navy & Army men stationed in Northern Ireland during World War II, and represented different regions in the United States of America.

References

Sources / Newspapers

[1] Anon. (1942) Photos Belfast News-Letter. Monday, July 6, 1942. pg. 4.

[2] Anon. (1942) Baseball Thrill | “Eagles” beat the “Lions” Belfast News-Letter. Monday, July 27, 1942. pg. 6

[3] Anon. (1942) Photos Belfast News-Letter. Monday, September 7 1942. pg. 6.

Note: Copies of the Belfast News-Letter can be found at the British Newspaper Archive: https://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/ which is a subscription service.

Acknowledgements

Thanks to Hugh Mulcahy

About this document

Researched, compiled and written by Enda Mulcahy for the

Eirball | Irish North American & World Sports Archive

Last Updated: 31 December 2019

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