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Old 11-19-2012, 11:46 AM
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Originally Posted by bcbgcbrcb View Post

Looks like a possibility except for the fact that there is no record of Watkins ever playing for the Cuban X-Giants. The Cuban Giants and Genuine Cuban Giants were all different teams. Of course, records from that time are sparse to say the least so anything is possible.
Phil, I found the photo I was thinking of - '06 Philadelphia Giants. I think it's Tom Washington. Riley's book has Washington playing for the Cuban X Giants in 1906, so it fits.

The photo is in Larry Lester's book 'Black Baseball in Chicago', but I can't locate a scan.
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