Birmingham Giants

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Birmingham Giants
Sport Baseball
League Colored Southern Baseball Association
Active 1904–1910
Home field Slag Pile Field
Record Uncertain
Manager C. I. Taylor
Website N/A

The Birmingham Giants were a black professional baseball team founded in 1904 by C. I. Taylor featuring players from Southern black colleges.

In 1905 the team joined the newly-formed Colored Southern Baseball Association, playing as the Birmingham Blues. The league apparently folded after one season.

In 1907 and 1908 the Giants claimed back-to-back titles as "Colored Champions of the South". The 1907 roster included pitchers James Hubbard and "Steel Arm" Johnny Taylor; catcher Makin; infielders Red Foster, Joe Scotland, Frank Duncan, George Donald, and "Candy" Jim Taylor; and outfielders Jack Griffin, Lou Oliver and James Patton. Taylor served as manager and played second base.

Taylor moved the Giants to Indiana (as the West Baden Sprudels) in 1910.