COLORFUL TEAM LOGO PATCH FOR THE NEW YORK BLACK YANKEES OF THE NEGRO LEAGUE. 3 1/2" DIAMETER SIZE. IRON ON BACKING. A GREAT ADDITION TO YOUR BASEBALL MEMORABILIA COLLECTION. NEAR MINT CONDITION. VINTAGE STOCK.
Years in the Negro Leagues: 13, 1936-48
The New York Black Yankees were co-owned by financier James "Soldier Boy" Semler and famed toe-tapper Bill "Bojangles" Robinson. The Black Yankees originated in Harlem and eventually settled in Albany, New York.
Some of the great Yankees were Clint Thomas, Fats Jenkins, DeWitt "Woody" Smallwood, Barney Brown, "Crush" Holloway and the powerful George "Mule" Suttles.