Oneonta Red Sox
|Oneonta Red Sox|
(1924, 1940–1942, 1946–1951)
Oneonta, New York
|Minor league affiliations|
|Previous classes||Class C|
|Major league affiliations|
|Previous teams||Boston Red Sox (1940–1941, 1946–1951)|
|Minor league titles|
|League titles||4 (1941, 1942, 1948, 1951)|
The first incarnation of the team played in the first New York–Pennsylvania League in 1924. On August of that year, the Utica Utes relocated to Oneonta to finish their season as the Oneonta Indians. In Oneonta, the club posted an 18–22 record. However prior to the next season, the club relocated to Shamokin, Pennsylvania, to become the Shamokin Shammies.
The second incarnation of the team can be traced back to 1940 when the Can-Am League's Cornwall Maple Leafs relocated to Oneonta and played their home games at Damaschke Field. The club played until 1942 as the Oneonta Indians, winning league titles in 1941 and 1942. However the league suspended operation until 1946, due to World War II. However the team did reemerge that season as the Red Sox. Throughout its entire history the second incarnation of the club was affiliated with the Boston Red Sox.
(from Baseball Reference Bullpen)
|1924||18-22||8th||Amby McConnell, Ben Egan & Roy Thomas||none|
|1941||78-46||1st||Red Barnes||League Champs|
|1942||68-56||4th||Red Barnes||League Champs|
|1946||68-54||4th||Red Marion||Lost in 1st round|
|1947||70-67||4th||Red Marion||Lost in 1st round|
|1948||72-65||3rd||Red Marion||League Champs|
|1949||75-62||2nd||Eddie Popowski||Lost League Finals|
|1950||86-52||3rd||Eddie Popowski||Lost in 1st round|
|1951||83-34||1st||Owen Scheetz||League Champs|
- Baseball Reference Bullpen
- "Frank Malzone Day celebrated in Oneonta in October 1957". Daily Star. October 10, 2011. Retrieved 8 July 2014.