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South Atlantic (Sally) League

South Atlantic (Sally) League history Class D 1908-1917, 1937-1942, 1945-1954, 1960-1962 Class A 1963-present This is actually the second incarnation of the South Atlantic League. The original Sally League was formed in 1904 and operated through the 1963 season; in 1964 it was renamed the Southern League and exists today as a Class AA league. […]

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Rocky Mountain League

Rocky Mountain League history Class D 1912 Teams (in alphabetical order) Canon City Swastikas, 1912 Cheyenne Indians, 1912 Colorado Springs Millionaires, 1912 Dawson Stags, 1912 La Junta Railroaders, 1912 Pueblo Indians, 1912 Raton Swastikas, 1912 Trinidad Indians, 1912

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Rio Grande Valley League

Rio Grande Valley League history Class D 1931, 1949 Class C 1950 Teams (in alphabetical order) Brownsville Charros, 1949-1950 Corpus Christi Aces, 1949-1950 Corpus Christi Seahawks, 1931 Del Rio Cowboys, 1949-1950 Donna Cardinals, 1949 Donna-Weslaco Twins, 1950 Harlingen Capitals, 1950 Harlingen Ladds, 1931 LaFeria Nighthawks, 1931 Laredo Apaches, 1949-1950 McAllen Giants, 1949-1950 McAllen Palms, 1931 […]

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Provincial League

Provincial League history Independent 1948-1949 Class C 1950-1955 Teams (in alphabetical order) Burlington A’s, 1955 Drummondville A’s, 1954 Drummondville Cubs, 1948-1952 Drummondville Royals, 1953 Farnham Pirates, 1948-1951 Granby Phillies, 1952-1953 Granby Red Sox, 1948-1951 Quebec Braves, 1951-1955 St. Hyacinthe A’s, 1952-1953 St. Hyacinthe Saints, 1948-1951 St. Jean Braves, 1948-1951 St. Jean Canadiens, 1952-1955 Sherbrooke Athletics, […]

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Pioneer League

Pioneer League history Class C 1939-1942, 1946-1962 Class A 1963 Rookie 1964-present As far as organized leagues go, the Pioneer League is a relative youngster, with its first season coming in 1939.  That’s not to say that there wasn’t minor-league baseball in the Mountain West before the Pioneer League came around. Indeed, there were several […]

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Piedmont League

Piedmont League history Class D 1920 Class C 1921-1931 Class B 1932-1955 Teams (in alphabetical order) Asheville Tourists, 1930-1931, 1934-1942 Charlotte Hornets, 1931-1935, 1937-1942 Colonial Heights-Petersburg Colts, 1954 Columbia Sandlappers, 1934 Danville Leafs, 1925, 1926 Danville Tobacconists, 1920-1924 Durham Bulls, 1920-1933, 1936-1943 Greensboro Patriots, 1920-1926, 1928-1934 Greensboro Red Sox, 1941-1942 Hagerstown Braves, 1953 Hagerstown Packets, […]

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Pennsylvania-West Virginia League

Pennsylvania-West Virginia League history Class D 1908-1909 Teams (in alphabetical order) Charleroi Cherios, 1908 Charleroi Parkers, 1909 Clarksburg Bees, 1909 Clarksburg Drummers, 1908 Connellsville Cokers, 1908-1909 Fairmont Badies, 1908 Fairmont Champions, 1908 Grafton Wanderers, 1908-1909 Parkersburg Parkers, 1909 Scottdale Millers, 1908 Uniontown Coal Barons, 1908-1909

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Pennsylvania State League

Pennsylvania State League history Unaffiliated 1892-1895 This league was the predecessor of the Atlantic League. Teams (in alphabetical order) Allentown Colts, 1892-1893, 1895 Allentown Goobers, 1895 Allentown Kelly’s Killers, 1894 Altoona, 1892, 1894 Altoona Mud Turtles, 1893 Ashland, 1894 Carbondale Anthracites, 1895 Danville, 1892 Danville Actives, 1893 Easton, 1893, 1894 Harrisburg Hustlers, 1893 Harrisburg Senators, […]

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