Cincinnati Tigers
19341937
Cincinnati, Ohio
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The Cincinnati Tigers were a professional Negro league baseball team that was based in Cincinnati, Ohio.

The club was founded in 1934 by DeHart Hubbard, who was the first African American to win an individual Olympic gold medal when he won the long jump during the 1924 Summer Olympics. After playing in the Negro Southern Leagues, from 1934 to 1936, the Tigers joined the new Negro American League in 1937 which elevated the club to major league status. In its lone season as a major league team, the Tigers finished the season second in the league's overall standings.

During their run, the Cincinnati Reds furnished the Tigers with their older uniforms and like the Reds the team played at Crosley Field. The club folded after the 1937 season.

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