Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Marty Powers

Martin John "Red" Powers


Born:
March 27, 1928
New York, NY

Died:
December 21, 1991
North Las Vegas, NV


Career
1946-47 Newark Bobcats / Yonkers Chiefs (ABL)
1946-47 Paterson Crescents (ABL)
1947-48 Paterson Crescents (ABL)
1948-49 Bridgeport Newfield Steelers (ABL)
1949-50 Bridgeport Aer-A-Sols (ABL)
1949-50 Danbury (EBL)
1950-51 Torrington (EBL)

From NYC. Signed with Williamsport baseball team at 16 years of age. Before that, played baseball for Queens. Pieced this info together to come up with this gentleman.

Powers signed with the Newark Bobcats, and after the team moved to Yonkers and subsequently disbanded, he moved over to play with the Paterson Crescents. He would bounce around baseball's minor leagues and the basketball circuit out east before giving up the games. In baseball, he rose as high as Class-A.


Minor League Baseball Stats
https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=powers001mar

Source:
Shamokin (PA) News-Dispatch, October 18, 1944

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