Uniform & Team History
Led by player-manager Quincy Trouppe, the 1945 Buckeyes defeated the Homestead Grays in the Negro League World Series. Trouppe was 39 years old when he made his major-league debut with the Cleveland Indians in 1952, making him one of the oldest “rookies” in baseball history.
Oldtime Game History
Introduced to the Oldtime Baseball Game in 2009, it was first worn by Connor Connell of John Carroll University.
Also worn by:
Matt Dannenhoffer, Wentworth Institute of Technology (’10); Mark Addesa, Suffolk University (’11); Casey Cummins, Merrimack College (’12); Jimmy Ricoy, UMass Lowell (’13); Mike Powers, (’15-17).