Brooklyn Baseball Team

Baseball history photo: Brooklyn Baseball Team. Click photo to return to previous page.

Baseball history photo: 1889 American Association Brooklyn Bridegroom BBC. The Bridegrooms, so named as four of their players were married after the 1887 season, won the 1889 AA pennant by two games over the St. Louis Browns. They were defeated by the National League Champion New York Giants, six games to three, in the first World Series between New York clubs. Brooklyn held a three games to one lead in the series before losing five games in a row. The players shown are: Back row L/R: Germany Smith, SS; Pop Corkhill, CF; Adonis Terry, P; Dave Foutz, 1B; Darby O'Brien, LF; Doc Bushong, Sub; Joe Visner, C. Middle row L/R: George Pinkney, 3B; Bob Caruthers, P; Hub Collins, 2B;Bill McGunnigle, Manager; Oyster Burns, RF; Bob Clark, C; Tom Lovett, P. Front: Mickey Hughes, P. Players identified by David Nemec. Click photo to return to previous page.

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