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1940 St. Louis/New Orleans Stars

1940 > Class Negro Majors > 1940 Negro American League
Overall: n/a

Manager: n/a
Represented: St. Louis, MO and New Orleans, LA
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1939 / 1941

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Buddy Armour 25 L R 5' 9.0" 170 Apr 27, 1915 Jackson, MS, US
Julio Baez -- Unknown
Barlow -- Unknown
Bradford Bennett 18 R R 6' 0.0" 175 1922 Fulton, KY, US
Jack Bruton -- Unknown Cordova, AL, US
Walter Calhoun 28 L L 5' 9.0" 180 Aug 21, 1911 Union City, TN, US
Scottie Duncan -- R R 6' 6.0" Unknown
Jimmy Ford 27 R R 5' 8.0" 185 Oct 16, 1912 Memphis, TN, US
Leslie Green 26 R R 5' 11.0" 190 Feb 8, 1914 St. Louis, MO, US
John Lyles 28 S R 5' 9.0" 190 Mar 18, 1912 St. Louis, MO, US
Ed Mayweather 30 L L 5' 10.0" 180 Nov 26, 1909 Shreveport, LA, US
Frank McAllister 22 R R 6' 3.0" 210 Apr 29, 1918 Forrest City, AR, US
George Mitchell 41 R R 6' 4.0" 200 Dec 20, 1898 Sparta, IL, US
Charles Oakley -- Unknown
Raymond Owens 28 L L 1912 AL, US
Marshall Riddle 22 L R 5' 8.0" 155 Apr 22, 1918 Warren, AR, US
Bobby Robinson 36 R R 5' 10.0" 155 Oct 25, 1903 Whistler, AL, US
Russell -- Unknown
Genie Smith 24 S R 6' 1.0" 185 Apr 23, 1916 St. Louis, MO, US
Jake Smith -- R R Unknown
Leroy Sutton 19 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Sep 12, 1920 Cairo, IL, US
Robert Taylor 24 R R May 25, 1916 Binghamton, NY, US

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This data comes from two sources. 1) The Negro Leagues Researchers and Authors Group put together by the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum thanks to a grant provided by Major League Baseball. 2) Gary Ashwill and his collaborators.

The Hall of Fame data is found for the years 1920-1948 and the Ashwill data is found from 1904-1919. Many statistics are incomplete due to ongoing research and/or limitations in published sources, so please be assured that we are aware there are issues with the data and will continue to work with our data providers to improve the data that appears here.

The Hall of Fame dataset

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The Ashwill Negro Leagues Database

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Note that our records are missing thousands of players who played in the Negro Leagues for minor league teams, independent teams, barnstorming teams or even Negro major league teams. We will bring their records to light as soon as suitable records are available for those players.

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