Denver Post Tournament

The Denver Post Tournament was organized in the 1920s to be "the World Series of semi-pro baseball."[1] The event was sponsored by the Denver Post and featured ten invited teams.[citation needed] In 1934, Negro league players and Black players began to participate, starting with the Kansas City Monarchs and the Denver White Elephants.[2]

The tournament ended in the 1940s.[citation needed]

Participating players edit

References edit

  1. ^ Cieradkowski, Gary (2015). The League of Outsider Baseball: An Illustrated History of Baseball's Forgotten Heroes. Touchstone of Simon & Schuster. p. 220. ISBN 9781476775234.
  2. ^ Young, William A. (2016-11-07). J.L. Wilkinson and the Kansas City Monarchs: Trailblazers in Black Baseball. McFarland. p. 90. ISBN 978-1-4766-6299-2.