The Cincinnati Crescents were an All-Star barnstorming baseball team that played in the mid-1940s. The team later became the Seattle Steelheads. The team was managed by W. S. Welch.
The team was owned by Abe Saperstein.
Players on the roster included Luke Easter, Johnny Markham, Bill Blair, Al Saylor, Willie D. Smith, Jim Ford, John Hundley, Paul Hardy, Joe Spencer, Greene Farmer, John Smith, Ulysses Redd, Percy Howard, George Alexander, Joe Brooks, Lefty Napoleon, Fred Thomas, W.C. Duffy, Frank "Groundhog" Thompson, Everert Marcell, and Joe Wiley.
The Steelheads played in the West Coast Negro Baseball League and played their first game on June 1, 1946, against the San Diego Tigers, in front of 2,500 fans at Sick's Stadium. The league folded after a month of play.