The Columbus Blue Birds were disbanded in 1933 and merged with the Akron Black Tyrites. The team then more or less became the Cleveland Giants, but did not continue after 1933.
Ceased operations in July with a league record of 11-17. After the team disbanded, many of its better players transferred to the St. Louis Stars and Milwaukee Bears for the remainder of the season, in an effort to shore up both franchises. The NNL then invited the Cleveland Tate Stars to rejoin as associate members to play out the Tigers' remaining schedule.