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The first Inter-Mountain League was a four team league in Utah in 1901.

The four-team Inter-Mountain League was a class D league in 1909. Teams played in Utah, Montana and Idaho. Butte disbanded July 18, and the league followed on July 25.

William Henry Lucas served as president for both attempts while also serving as president of a league at a higher classification.


Contents

[edit] Cities Represented

[edit] Teams and Statistics

[edit] 1901

1901 Inter-Mountain League
President: William Henry Lucas

Team Standings W L PCT GB Managers
Ogden Lobsters 31 10 .756 - Dad Gimlin
Salt Lake City White Wings 26 15 .634 5 C.H. Griffin
Railway Ducks / Lagoon Farmers @ 23 19 .548 8.5 James Clippinger / John Crichlow
Park City Miners # 3 39 .071 28.5 H.S. Townsend

@ Railway (5-7) sold franchise to the owner of Lagoon Resort, June 8
# Park City disbanded July 15, and all remaining games were forfeited

Player Statistics
Player Team Stat Tot Player Team Stat Tot
H.C. Hausen Ogden BA .438 George Borchers Ogden W 15
Pearl Casey Ogden Runs 51 Harry Newmeyer Lagoon SO 129
H.C. Hausen Ogden Hits 67 Edwin Kidder Railway/Salt Lake City PCT .857 6-1
H.C. Hausen Ogden HR 3


[edit] Cities Represented

[edit] Teams and Statistics

[edit] 1909

1909 Inter-Mountain League
President: William Henry Lucas

Team Standings W L PCT GB Managers
Helena Senators 43 19 .694 - John Huston
Salt Lake City Mormons #/ Livingston 39 23 .629 4 E.S. Farnsworth
Butte Miners ### 21 36 .368 10.5 John Barnes
Boise Irrigators ##/ Bozeman 16 41 .281 22 Con Strothers

# Salt Lake City (34-17) moved to Livingston July 10, first home game July 15.
## Boise (13-38) moved to Bozeman July 10, first home game July 15.
### Butte disbanded July 18.
The league disbanded July 25.

[edit] Source

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

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