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Central League (baseball)[]

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopediaJump to: [[]]navigation, [[]]searchThe Central League was a minor league baseball league that operated sporadically from 1903-1917, 1920-1922, 1926, 1928-1930, 1934, and 1948-1951. In 1926, the league merged mid-season with the Michigan State League and played under that name for the remainder of the season.[[|[1]]] The Central League later reformed in 1928.

Contents[]

  • 1 Minor League Class History
  • 2 Former Teams
  • 3 References
  • 4 External links

Minor League Class History[]

Before the current minor league baseball classification system was introduced in 1963, minor leagues/teams were classfied from Class D up to Class Triple-A. The following is a list of the various classifications that the Central League had during its years of operation:

  • Class B: 1903-1917, 1920-1922, 1928-1930, 1932, 1934
  • Class C: 1926
  • Class A: 1948-1951

Former Teams[[[Central League (baseball)|edit]]][]

The following are former teams that made up the Central League.

  • Akron Rubbermen, 1912
  • Akron Tyrites, 1928-1929, 1932
  • Anderson Orphans, 1903
  • Canton Chinamen, 1906-1907
  • Canton Red Stockings, 1905
  • Canton Statesmen, 1912
  • Canton Terriers, 1928-1930, 1932
  • Charleston Senators, 1949-1951
  • Dayton Aviators, 1928-1930
  • Dayton Ducks, 1932
  • Dayton Indians, 1948-1951
  • Dayton Veterans, 1903-1917
  • Erie Sailors, 1912, 1915, 1928-1930, 1932
  • Evansville Evas, 1916-1917
  • Evansville River Rats, 1903-1910, 1913-1915
  • Evansville Strikers, 1911
  • Flint Arrows, 1948-1951
  • Fort Wayne Billikens, 1908-1910
  • Fort Wayne Brakies, 1911
  • Fort Wayne Champs, 1913
  • Fort Wayne Chiefs, 1928-1930, 1932, 1934
  • Fort Wayne Cubs, 1915
  • Fort Wayne Generals, 1948
  • Fort Wayne Railroaders, 1903-1905, 1912, 1914
  • Grand Rapids Billbobs, 1922
  • Grand Rapids Bill-eds, 1913
  • Grand Rapids Black Sox, 1912, 1915-1917, 1926
  • Grand Rapids Champs, 1914
  • Grand Rapids Furniture Makers, 1911
  • Grand Rapids Grads, 1911
  • Grand Rapids Jets, 1948-1951
  • Grand Rapids Joshers, 1920-1921
  • Grand Rapids Orphans, 1903-1905
  • Grand Rapids Raiders, 1910
  • Grand Rapids Tigers, 1934
  • Grand Rapids Wolverines, 1906-1909
  • Ionia Mayors, 1921-1922
  • Jackson Mayors, 1921
  • Kalamazoo Celery Pickers, 1920-1922, 1926
  • Lansing Senators, 1921-1922
  • Lima Buckeyes, 1934
  • Ludington Mariners, 1920-1922
  • Ludington Tars, 1926
  • Marion Oilworkers, 1903-1904
  • Muskegon Clippers, 1948-1950
  • Muskegon Daniels, 1922
  • Muskegon Muskies, 1917, 1920-1922
  • Muskegon Reds, 1916, 1926, 1934, 1951
  • Newark Skeeters, 1911
  • Peoria Distillers, 1904, 1917
  • Peoria Tractors, 1934
  • Richmond Quakers, 1917
  • Richmond Roses, 1930
  • Saginaw Bears, 1948-1950
  • Saginaw Jacks, 1951
  • South Bend Benders, 1911, 1912, 1916-1917
  • South Bend Bronchos, 1910
  • South Bend Bux, 1911
  • South Bend Greens, 1903-1909
  • South Bend Twins, 1932
  • Springfield Babes, 1905-1907
  • Springfield Blue Sox, 1930
  • Springfield Buckeyes, 1928
  • Springfield Dunnmen, 1929
  • Springfield Reapers, 1912-1914, 1916-1917
  • Springfield Red Birds, 1934
  • Terre Haute Highlanders, 1915-1916
  • Terre Haute Hottentots, 1903-1909
  • Terre Haute Miners, 1911
  • Terre Haute Stags, 1910
  • Terre Haute Terre-iers, 1912-1914
  • Wheeling Stogies, 1903-1912, 1915-1916
  • Youngstown Buckeyes, 1932
  • Youngstown Steelmen, 1912
  • Zanesville Infants, 1908-1909
  • Zanesville Potters, 1910-1912
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