Kenner in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
Kenner White Sox
The Kenner White Sox baseball team was organized in 1932 by Henry "Teddy" Stewart. Many of the players subsequently played in the Negro American League.
A resolution adopted by the city of Kenner on January 17, 2002 recognizing the Kenner White Sox baseball team for their significance in the history of the city of Kenner.
Original Team Players
Henery "Teddy" Stewart - Manager/1st Base
Roger "Speedball" Johnson - Pitcher/1st Base/Outfield
Curtis Johnson - Pitcher/ Center field
Louis Hutchinson - Pitcher/1st Base
James Smith - 1st Base
George Small - 2nd Base/Asst. Manager
Alex Thompson - 3rd. Base/Center field
Jack Johnson - Shortstop/Catcher/3rd base
Toby "Mum" Stewart - Catcher
"Daillo" - Catcher
John Williams - Outfield
Willie Small - Outfield/Cathcer
Louis Hamilton - Center field
Batiste James - Catcher
Cleveland Levy - Right Field
Willie White - Scorekeeper
Erected 2002 by City of Kenner.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Sports. A significant historical month for this entry is January 1984.
Location. 29° 58.471′ N, 90° 14.864′ W. Marker is in Kenner, Louisiana, in Jefferson Parish. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Minor Street and 4th Street, on the right when traveling south. Mounted on a brick dividing wall at an outdoor patio space. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kenner LA 70062, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Henry "Teddy" Stewart (here, next to this marker); Kenner Community Band (here, next to this marker); Kenner Town Hall (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Cannes Brûlées (about 500 feet away); La Salle's Landing (about 600 feet away); La Salle's Landing - 1682 (about 700 feet away); First World Championship Heavyweight Prize Fight Monument (about 700 feet away); Kenner High School (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kenner.
Credits. This page was last revised on July 22, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 25, 2015. This page has been viewed 493 times since then and 92 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 25, 2015. 4. submitted on July 22, 2016. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.