Class League Year Team Record Eastern League 1885 Atlantic City 0-3 Moved from Wilmington Blue Hens, June 19; disbanded June 24 B Tri-State League 1912 Atlantic City 44-33 Moved from Lancaster Lanks, June 18; Season total: 59-52 4th B Tri State League 1913 Atlantic City 42-73 6th, last Ind Atlantic League 1998 Atlantic City Surf 1st half 30-20 2nd 2nd half 30-20 60-40 2nd, 4GB (lg.) Win playoffs; Champions. Ind Atlantic League 1999 Atlantic City Surf 1st half 36-24 2nd, 7GB 2nd half 25-34 6th, 10.5GB last 51-58 2nd, 16˝GB (lg.) Ind Atlantic League 2000 Atlantic City Surf 1st half 29-41 3rd, 9GB South Division 2nd half 32-37 2nd, 3˝GB South Division 61-78 6th, 20˝GB (lg.) Ind Atlantic League 2001 Atlantic City Surf 1st half 38-25 2nd, 1GB South Division 2nd half 26-37 2nd, 18GB South Division 64-62 5th, 19GB (lg.) Ind Atlantic League 2002 Atlantic City Surf 1st half 28-34 4th last, 7˝GB South Division 2nd half 43-19 1st, 6 GA South Division 71-53 1st, ˝GA (lg.) Ind Atlantic League 2003 Atlantic City Surf 1st half 30-33 3rd, 11GB South Division 2nd half 33-30 3rd, 4GB South Division 63-63 Ind Atlantic League 2004 Atlantic City Surf 1st half 38-25 1st, 1GA South Division 2nd half 33-29 4th, last 6GB South Division 71-54 Ind Atlantic League 2005 Atlantic City Surf 1st half 32-38 3rd, 9˝GB, South Division 2nd half 48-22 1st, 2 G.A. South Division 80-60 Ind Atlantic League 2006 Atlantic City Surf 1st half 33-30 2nd (tie), 5GB, South Division 2nd half 36-27 2nd, 1GB, South Division 69-57 Ind Can-Am League 2007 Atlantic City Surf 1st half 22-24 6th, 9GB 2nd half 29-17 2nd, 2˝GB 51-43 Ind Can-Am League 2008 Atlantic City Surf 1st half 25-22 3rd (tie), 6GB 2nd half 26-21 2nd, 1GB Playoffs 51-43 [The Atlantic City Surf ceased operations on 3/30/2009, before the new season]
League Year Team Record Independent 1916 Bacharach Giants The Duval Giants from Jacksonville, Fla. transfer to Atlantic City. Independent 1917 Bacharach Giants Independent 1918 Bacharach Giants Independent 1919 Bacharach Giants 6-5 (against top black teams) Independent/NNL 1920 Bacharach Giants 12-12 3rd in loose East confederation; Claim pennant but disputed; toured Midwest as member of Negro National League, not competing for pennant. Independent/NNL 1921 Atlantic City Bacharach Giants 34-28 1st in loose East confederation. Toured Midwest as non-pennant contending member of National Negro League as well. Independent/NNL 1922 Atlantic City Bacharach Giants 20-24 5th in loose East confederation. Toured midwest as non-contending member of NNL as well. Team split, part formed new team in New York City. Eastern Colored League 1923 Atlantic City Bacharach Giants 19-23 4th, 9.5GB Eastern Colored League 1924 Atlantic City Bacharach Giants 34-30 5th Eastern Colored League 1925 Atlantic City Bacharach Giants 38-44 4th Eastern Colored League 1926 Atlantic City Bacharach Giants 63-15 1st Lose Black World Championship to Chicago American Giants (NNL), 5 games to 3, with 1 tie. Eastern Colored League 1927 Atl. City Bacharach Giants-Bees 64-39 1st Lose Black Worlf Championship to Chicago American Giants (NNL), 5 games to 4, with 2 ties. [54-35?] Eastern Colored League 1928 Atlantic City Bacharach Giants 32-23 1st League folded mid-season. Team played on as independent. American Negro League 1929 Atlantic City Bacharach Giants 16-30 5th Team disbands after season. [19-45?] East-West League 1934 Atlantic City Bacharach Giants 6-18 This team, formed in 1931, was from Philadelphia? Negro National League 1934 Atlantic City Bacharach Giants 3-12 7th Joined NNL in 2nd half.
1921 Atlantic City Bacharach Giants tie Hilldale Daisies (Pa.) 2 games apiece.
Negro World Series:1926 Atlantic City Bacharach Giants (ECL) lost to Chicago American Giants (NNL), 5 games to 3, with 1 tie. 1927 Atlantic City Bacharach Giants-Bees (ECL) lost to Chicago American Giants, 5 games to 4, with 2 ties.
Atlantic League Playoffs:1998 Atlantic City Surf Championships: Surf beat Bridgeport Bluefish 3 games to 1 Champions 2002 Atlantic City Surf First Round: Surf lose 2 games to 1 to Newark Bears 2004 Atlantic City Surf First Round: Surf lose 2 games to none to Camden Riversharks 2005 Atlantic City Surf First Round: Surf lose 2 games to 1 to Somerset Patriots 2006 Atlantic City Surf South Div. Playoffs: Surf lose 2 games to none to Lancaster Barnstormers
Can-Am League Playoffs:2007 Atlantic City Surf First Round: Surf eliminated by North Shore Spirit 3 games to 1 (Best of 5) 2008 Atlantic City Surf First Round: Surf lose 3 games to 1 to Capitales Quebec.
loose East confederation unofficial Pennant
Bacharach Giants 1920 (disputed)
Atlantic City Bacharach Giants 1921
Eastern Colored League Pennant
Atlantic City Bacharach Giants 1926
Atlantic City bacharach Giants-Bees 1927
Atlantic League Championship
Atlantic City Surf 1998
Atlantic League South Division Pennant
Atlantic City Surf 2002 2nd half
Atlantic City Surf 2004 1st half
Atlantic City Surf 2005 2nd half
The Surf Managers
Doc Edwards 1998
Tommy Helms 2000-2001
Mitch Williams 2002-2003
Jeff Ball 2004
Chris Carminucci 2007
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