Amsterdam Rugmakers

The Amsterdam Rugmakers were a Canadian–American League baseball team based in Amsterdam, New York, USA, that played from 1938 to 1942 and from 1946 to 1951. They played their home games at Mohawk Mills Park and were affiliated with the New York Yankees during their entire existence.

The team won one league championship, in 1940 under manager Eddie Sawyer.[1]

Vic Raschi and Daffin Backstrom both played for the Rugmakers.[2]


  1. BR Minors
  2. "Daffin Backstrom". Baseball reference. Retrieved September 13, 2012.

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