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The Central Pennsylvania League had three different stints, in 1887, 1888 and 1897.

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[edit] Cities Represented

[edit] Teams and Statistics

[edit] 1887

(6/18-10/8)

1887 Central Pennsylvania League
President: NA

Team Standings W L PCT GB Managers
Shamokin Maroons 33 20 .622 0 Krouse
Hazleton 31 20 .607 1 Frank Stahr
Ashland 27 20 .574 3 NA
Mt. Carmel 21 21 .500 6.5 NA
Sunbury 21 23 .477 7.5 Joseph Young
Danville 15 26 .365 12 Art McCoy
Mahoney City 16 28 .363 12.5 James Quirk
Minersville 0 6 .000 NA Charles Steel
No further information available.


[edit] 1888

(5/19-8/13)

1888 Central Pennsylvania League
President: S.Y.M. Hollopeter

Team Standings W L PCT GB Managers
Hazelton Pugilists # 30 20 .600 - Charlie Gessner
Shenandoah Hungarian Rioters 28 22 .560 2 J.M. Crinnan
Easton 25 22 .532 3.5 George Cain
Mahanoy City 24 26 .480 6 Amos Walbridge
Mount Carmel Reliance 17 31 .354 12 Kendrick/Joseph Young
Shamokin Maroons # 12 15 .444 NA Joseph Young

# Shamokin disbanded July 7.
# Hazleton withdrew August 7 to join Central League.

[edit] 1897

(5/15-9/16)

1897 Central Pennsylvania League
President: Albert D. Miller

Team Standings W L PCT GB Managers
Milton 57 32 .640 - Harry Griffith
Bloomsburg Bluebirds 44 47 .484 14 W.W. Watts
Shamokin Coal Barons/Lock Haven Maroons # 45 48 .484 14 Jacob Herrold/C.H. Myers
Williamsport Demorest 35 49 .417 19.5 David Spence/Peter Herdic/Spencer Ansell/Joseph Stewart
Sunbury Railroaders & 42 30 .583 NA W.B. Masser
Pottsville @ 8 13 .381 NA Terence Connell
Shamokin $ 17 29 .370 NA R.F. Glick

& Sunbury entered the league June 3.
# Shamokin (13-17) transferred to Lock Haven June 26.
@ Pottsville disbanded June 27.
$ A new Shamokin team entered the league July 5, taking Pottsville's record, then disbanded September 6.

[edit] Source

The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball: Second and Third Editions.

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