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Dubisson Tigers

The Dubisson Tigers. Courtesy of the Mosaic Templars Cultural Center.
The Dubisson Tigers. Courtesy of the Mosaic Templars Cultural Center.


The Dubisson Tigers were a Negro League baseball team in Little Rock, AR from 1930s-1942. The team was likely broken up by World War II, but returned in 1947 under a new name, the C and C Hotel Stars.

History

The Tigers were sponsored by Little Rock mortician Daniel Dubisson and played games at Crump Park.

Schedule/Results

The following is a partial record of games played by the Tigers:

LocationDateOpponentResult
9/17/1933Claybrook Field @ Claybrook TigersL, 4-8
1934 St. Louis StarsW, 3-2
1934 OmahaW, 6-5
1937 Tallulah OwlsL, 2-8
4/18/1937Little Rock, ARSt. Louis StarsW, 3-2
1938 ShreveportW, 5-4
7/26/1941Crump ParkLittle Rock Cubs
7/26/1941Crump ParkLittle Rock Cubs
8/7/1941Booster ParkLittle Rock CubsW, 18-7
4/5/1942Little Rock, ARCrump All-StarsW, 5-1


Players

Player Birth Death
Childs
Clarence Cole
Byron Johnson9/16/1911 in Little Rock, AR 9/24/2005 in Denver, CO
Jones
Valley "Butch" "Dirty Red" King7/10/1915 in Little Rock, AR6/5/2003 in New Orleans, LA
Lewis
Little
"Sleepy" McCarroll
McClinton
McCurrin
Robinson
Charles Rouse
Shaw
Shaw
Bill Sparks
Charles Spearman Jr.1/14/1914 in Arkadelphia, AR9/8/2000 in Pine Bluff, AR
Frederick Spearman1/18/1917 in AR11/10/2010 in Jamaica, Queens, NY
Fred Swinton
J. Thomas
P. Thomas


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