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C and C Hotel Stars (1947)

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The C and C Hotel Stars at Taylor Field in Pine Bluff, as appeared in the Arkansas State Press, July 26th, 1947.

The C and C Hotel Stars were a Negro League baseball team based in Little Rock in 1947. The team was formerly the Dubisson Tigers.

History

The Stars were sponsored by the C and C Hotel, located at 522 West 9th street in Little Rock.

Solly Drake, the first black Arkansan in the major leagues, played for the Stars at only age 16.

Players

PlayerBirthDeath
Lodie Atkins
Benton
Clarence Cole
Lawrence Cole
Solly Drake10/23/1930 in Little Rock, AR
Sam Hawkins
Johnson
Andrew Phillips
Lee Phillips
Charles Rouse
Smith
Chester Talton
Threet
Mose Turner
Winfred "Polly" White



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