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Mark Aubrey

The Asheville team of the "Negro Blue Ridge league" played the Knoxville Giants on September 4, 1920 in a doubleheader at Knoxville.

The outcome is not known at this time.

Gary Ashwill

Clarence, I could post the photo to see if anyone knows. I haven't seen a picture of the Royal Giants, who played in the 1920s, or any box scores from their games. I *have* seen a photo of the Asheville Blues, who played in the 1940s.

Clarence A. Comer

I have a picture of my Grandfather Aaron Brockman, with his all negro baseball team. All they have on the front of their uniforms is ASHEVILLE. I was wondering if the Asheville Roayl Giants wore uniforms like these? I'm very curious and would love more info.

Bill Mullins

An 8/14/1921 article in the Charlotte Observer has the Gastonia NC "Gaston Giants" searching for teams to play, and lightly taunting the colored Winston Giants of Winston-Salem in attempts to book games. Apparently both of these teams were scheduling games independently, implying that the league had collapsed by this point.

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