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C and C Hotel Stars (1947)

The C and C Hotel Stars at Taylor Field in Pine Bluff. Arkansas State Press, July 26th, 1947.
The C and C Hotel Stars at Taylor Field in Pine Bluff. 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.1

History

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

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

Schedule/Results

DateLocationOpponentW-LRRANotes
7/20/1947Taylor Field, Pine Bluff, ARPine Bluff BoostersW1051
7/26/1947Palace Park, Shreveport, LAShreveport Black SportsL611Or 5-11.2, 3
7/27/1947Palace Park, Shreveport, LAShreveport Black SportsL5142, 4
7/27/1947Palace Park, Shreveport, LAShreveport Black SportsW644



Players

PlayerBirthDeathNotes
Loda Aikens2/9/1916 in McAlmont, AR9/9/2008 in AR1
Benton 2
Clarence Cole8/30/1912 in Little Rock, AR8/9/1954 in Little Rock, AR1
Lawrence Cole9/5/1914 in AR 4/16/19711
Solly Drake10/23/1930 in Little Rock, AR 1
Sam Hawkins3/14/1907 in Little Rock, AR1/23/1992 in Little Rock, AR1
Johnson 1
John Lewis 5
"Smoke" Morris 5
Andrew Phillips 1
Lee Phillips 1
Charles Rouse7/3/1908 in Little Rock, AR10/2/1971 in Little Rock, AR1
Smith 1
Chester Talton10/16/1919 in El Dorado, AR9/29/1998 in Detroit, MI2, 1
Threet 1
Mose Turner2/3/1921 in Little Rock, AR2/27/1988 in Little Rock, AR1
Winfred "Polly" White8/25/1914 in North Little Rock, AR1/26/1952 in AR1


1. Arkansas State Press, 7/26/1947
2. Arkansas State Press, 8/1/1947