1945 Negro World Series

1945 Negro World Series
Cleveland Buckeyes 24454
Washington Homestead Grays 12000

Location:Cleveland: Cleveland Municipal Stadium (1)
Cleveland: League Park (2)
Washington: Griffith Stadium (3)
Philadelphia: Shibe Park (4)
Managers:Cleveland: Quincy Trouppe
Washington: Candy Jim Taylor
Dates:September 13–20
Hall of Famers: Washington: Cool Papa Bell, Ray Brown,
Josh Gibson, Buck Leonard, Jud Wilson
 < 1944Negro World Series1946 > 

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]


  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
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