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George Stovey from the Chronology
Jan 30, 1897 - Manager Lamar announces the lineup of the Cuban X-Giants for 1897 as: Clarence Williams C; William Selden John Nelson and George Stovey pitchers; Ray Wilson Sol White Grant Johnson and Andy Jackson infield; J.W. Patterson William jckson and George Taylor outfielders. This team will finish 1897 with 117 wins 31 losses and 4 ties the greatest black team in the country.
Jul 14, 1887 - In Newark for an exhibition game against the International League Little Giants Cap Anson refuses to allow his NL champion Chicago White Stockings to play against Newark's Fleet Walker and George Stovey the black battery. Newark caves in to Anson's demands and uses Hughes and Cantz as the battery. The Little Giants win 9-4. Four years earlier when Walker was playing for Toledo Anson demanded that the catcher not appear in a game against Chicago or he'd pull his team. That time it was Anson who backed down and Walker caught the game.
Jun 26, 1886 - Black lefthander George Stovey makes his pitching debut with Jersey City of the Eastern League after being purchased from the Cuban Giants the pioneer all-black touring team.