1945 Negro World Series

In the 1945 Negro World Series, the Cleveland Buckeyes, champions of the Negro American League, swept the Washington Homestead Grays, champions of the Negro National League, four games to none.[1][2][3]

1945 Negro World Series
Cleveland Buckeyes 24454
Washington Homestead Grays 12000
DatesSeptember 13–20
Hall of FamersWashington: Cool Papa Bell, Ray Brown,
Josh Gibson, Buck Leonard, Jud Wilson
Negro World Series

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  1. ^ Holway, John B. (2001), The Complete Book of Baseball's Negro Leagues: The Other Half of Baseball History, Fern Park, FL: Hastings House Publishers, pp. 426–427, ISBN 0803820070
  2. ^ "Cleveland Scores in First 2 Games of World Series", The Afro-American, p. 22, September 22, 1945, retrieved January 4, 2013
  3. ^ "Cleveland Captures 1945 World Baseball Crown", The Afro-American, p. 23, September 29, 1945, retrieved January 4, 2013