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Tue, 1899-02-07

Under a joint ownership arrangement, several Baltimore Orioles players are shifted to the Brooklyn Bridegrooms, and that club transfers several to the Orioles. Manager Ned Hanlon takes Willie Keeler, Joe Kelley, Hughie Jennings, and others with him to Brooklyn, while John McGraw and Wilbert Robinson remain in Baltimore. The powerful new Brooklyn team is renamed as the "Superbas".

 

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Baltimore Orioles, Brooklyn Bridegrooms, Brooklyn Superbas, Hughie Jennings, Joe Kelley, John McGraw, Ned Hanlon, Wilbert Robinson, Willie Keeler
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