The Schenectady Blue Jays in 1955 to the Albany Senators in 1959

1955 – Future major leaguers Ed Bouchee, Pancho Herrera, and Don Cardwell were playing with the Schenectady Blue Jays.  Bouchee hit .313 and Herrera had 19 homeruns, 29 RBIs, and a .308 batting average.  Cardwell was 10-9 on the mound.

1957 – Former Blue Jays players Jack Sanford and Ed Bouchee finished 1-2 for National League Rookie of the Year honors;  Future major league pitcher Dave LaPoint was born in Glens Falls;  Future major leaguer Billy Monboquette was playing with the Albany Senators;  Schenectady left the Eastern League (Chuck Essegian had 20 homeruns, 87 RBIs, and he batted .355), and future major league pitcher Dave Palmer was born in Glens Falls.

1958 – Stadium Golf Course opened on the land where Schenectady’s McNearney Stadium was situated.

1959 – It was the last season for the Albany Senators, and Schenectady Little League lost to Auburn, California 8-1 in the semi-finals of the Little League World Series in Williamsport, PA.

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