Category: Sports

Sports in Camden, NJ. Including, but not limited to, boxing, baseball, football, tennis, horse racing, and more!

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Zuni Athletic Association

The Zuni Athletic Association sponsored semi-pro sports teams as early as the spring of 1930 and into the early 60s. It appears to have founded in that year. Founding members included Peter Barbalace, Pasquale “Pat” Barbalace, Emil Aceto, John LaPlaca, and Jack O’Neil.

Daziah Miler grabs a rebound during a game at the courts at South 4th and Washington Streets in Camden.
Posted in Basketball

Larry Gaines Stop the Violence Basketball Tournament

The 2004 Tournament was held August 14, 15, and 16.

1957 12th Ward Athletic Association Team Photo
Posted in Baseball

12th Ward Athletic Association

1957 Baseball Team Photo

Top Row: Harry Babcock, Meno { Skippy } Myers, Lorne Wyman, Coach Howard Rowe, Eddie Solly, Jimmy Jefferson, unknown, but his nickname was Cookie {Catcher}
Middle Row: Bob Pollock, Robert Daniels, unknown, Roy Rogers, unknown
Bottom Row (left to right): unknown, Earl Crim, Harry Watson