Thursday, October 19, 2017

Teddy Kearns

Edward Joseph "Teddy" Kearns

January 1, 1900
Trenton, NJ

December 21, 1949
Trenton, NJ

1917-18 Trenton High School - New Jersey (High School)
1918-19 Trenton High School - New Jersey (High School)
1919-20 Perkiomen Prep School - New Jersey (High School)
1920-21 Trenton Bengals (EBL)
1920-21 Trenton Bengals (PSL)
1920-21 Springfield Gunners (IL)
1921-22 Trenton Royal Bengals (EBL)
1922-23 Trenton Tigers (EBL)
1922-23 New York MacDowell (MBL)
1922-23 Cohoes Cohosiers (NYSL)
1923-24 Trenton Royal Bengals (MBL) Head coach / player
1923-24 Gloversville Wonder Workers (NYSL)
1924-25 Trenton Royal Bengals (MBL)
1924-25 Kingston Colonials (MBL)
1924-25 Tri-Council (PBL)
1924-25 Pottsville Big-Five (AnBL)
1925-26 Trenton Bengals (EBL) Head coach / player
1925-26 Newark Mets (MBL)
1925-26 Perth Amboy Amboyans (MBL)
1925-26 Washington Palace Five (ABL)
1926-27 Greenpoint / Trenton (NLN)
1926-27 Baltimore Orioles (ABL)
1926-27 Washington Palace Five (ABL)
1927-28 Philadelphia Warriors (ABL)
1928-29 Trenton Royal Bengals (ABL)
1929-30 Syracuse All Americans (ABL) Head coach / player
1930-31 Reading (TSL)
1930-31 Reading (EBL)
1932-33 Trenton Moose (EBL) Head coach
1933-34 Trenton Moose (ABL) Head coach
1941-42 Trenton Tigers (ABL) Head coach
1942-43 Trenton Tigers (ABL) Head coach
1943-44 Trenton Tigers (ABL) Head coach

Born on the first day of the century, Kearns was a baseball and basketball star in Trenton. He played pro basketball for many years, as well as having a lengthy baseball career that saw him catch some time in the major leagues. He later become a public official, serving as the city commissioner in Trenton for 5 years and ran for freeholder in 1937. In 1939, he was named the state investigator for the state relief administration and then returned to the Trenton City Commissioner office from 1942-44. He was working as the athletic director at John A. Roebling's Sons Company at the time of his death from a heart attack at 49 years of age.

Teddy and his wife had five children.

Major League Baseball Stats

Courier-Post (Camden, NJ), December 22, 1949


No comments:

Post a Comment