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The class D Eastern Illinois League opened shop in 1907. It continued for two seasons before finishing up during 1908.

In 1907 Centralia moved to Paris June 20. In 1908 Pana moved to Linton and Danville moved to Staunton July 17. Charleston and Mattoon disbanded July 30. Shelbyville disbanded August 20, causing the league to disband.

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[edit] Cities Represented

[edit] Teams & Statistics

[edit] 1907

1907 Eastern Illinois League
President: Charles Welvert / L.A.G. Schoaff

Team Standings W L PCT GB Managers
Mattoon Giants 74 24 .627 0 Charles O'Day
Charleston Broom Corn Cutters 71 49 .592 4 Nig Langdon
Taylorville Tailors 60 58 .508 14 Phil Ketter / Mike Ryan
Centralia White Stockings #/Paris Colts 51 67 .432 23 Red Kelly / Bob Shaw
Pana Coal Miners 51 70 .421 24.5 Joe Adams
Shelbyville Queen Citys 50 69 .420 24.5 Joe Young / Pearl Holycross
#Centralia (6-27) moved to Paris June 20. Player Statistics
Player Team Stat Tot Player Team Stat Tot
Phil Ketter Taylorville BA .284 Grover Lowdermilk Mattoon W 33
John Bartley Charleston Runs 51 Grover Lowdermilk Mattoon SO 458
Phil Ketter Taylorville Hits 111 Grover Lowdermilk Mattoon ERA 0.93
Andy Lotshaw Charleston HR 10

[edit] 1908

1908 Eastern Illinois League
President: L.A.G. Schoaff

Team Standings W L PCT GB Managers
Danville Speakers ##/ Staunton 65 27 .707 0 Bill Dithridge
Taylorville Tailors 56 39 .589 10.5 Mike Ryan
Shelbyville Queen Citys#### 52 43 .547 14.5 Joe Adams
Vincennes Alices 47 48 .495 19.5 Harry Lloyd
Paris Parisians 43 48 .473 21.5 Sidney Eckstone / Jenkins / Roberts
Pana Coal Miners #/Linton 25 70 .263 41.5 Sunday Hawker / Nig Langdon / Butts
Mattoon Giants ### 32 45 .416 NA R.C. "Red" Russell / George Kizer
Charleston Evangelists### 37 37 .500 NA Walter Madden
#Pana (18-44) moved to Linton July 17, for the second half.
##Danville (42-18) moved to Staunton July 17, for the second half.
###Charleston and Mattoon disbanded July 30.
####Shelbyville disbanded August 20, causing the league to disband. Player Statistics
Player Team Stat Tot Player Team Stat Tot
Art Ahring Charleston BA .355 Ralph Grimes Dan/Sta W 19
Ed "Chuck" Fleming Dan/Sta Runs 57 Joe Jenkins Par/Pan/Sta SO 139
Charles Stanley Paris Hits 93 Chet Carmichael Vincennes Pct .800; 16-4
Andy Biltz Shelbyville HR 6

[edit] Source

The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball: Second and Third Editions.
Image is user made not original.

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