Little Rock Travelers

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The Little Rock Travelers were champions of the Southern Association in 1903, 1920, and 1937. Several Travelers alumni are members of the Baseball Hall of Fame: Tris Speaker, Travis Jackson, Bill Dickey, and Jim Bunning.


Year-by-Year Record[edit]

Year Record Finish Manager Playoffs
1895 25-47 -- Frank Thyne team disbanded in July
1901 76-45 2nd Michael J. Finn none
1902 77-49 3rd Michael J. Finn none
1903 70-51 2nd Michael J. Finn League Champs
1904 61-74 6th Michael J. Finn none
1905 37-90 8th Dale Gear none
1906 40-98 8th Charles Zimmer none
1907 66-66 4th Michael J. Finn none
1908 62-76 7th Michael J. Finn none
1909 59-80 7th Michael J. Finn none
1915 65-87 8th Bob Allen / Charles Starr none
1916 70-65 4th Charles Starr none
1917 64-86 7th Charles Starr (17-26) / Clyde "Buzzy" Wares (47-60) none
1918 41-28 2nd Kid Elberfeld League suspended operations June 28
1919 74-56 2nd Kid Elberfeld none
1920 88-59 1st Kid Elberfeld none League Champs
1921 74-77 4th Kid Elberfeld none
1922 86-67 4th Kid Elberfeld none
1923 53-92 8th Kid Elberfeld none
1924 51-101 8th Kid Elberfeld none
1925 67-86 8th Lena Blackburne none
1926 51-98 8th Joe Cantillon none
1927 56-97 8th Joe Cantillon none
1928 72-82 5th Bill Rogers / Jack Steele
1929 63-91 6th Jack Steele none
1930 81-73 5th Jack Steele none
1931 87-66 2nd Harry Strohm none
1932 77-75 3rd Harry Strohm none
1933 62-90 8th Harry Strohm (22-45) / Guy Sturdy (40-45)
1934 59-95 8th Emmett McCann (19-36) / John Monroe (40-59)
1935 75-78 6th Doc Prothro
1936 77-76 5th Doc Prothro
1937 97-55 1st Doc Prothro League Champs
1938 75-76 5th Doc Prothro
1939 68-83 6th Specs Toporcer
1940 59-90 7th Herb Brett
1941 71-82 6th Bert Niehoff
1942 87-59 1st Willis Hudlin Lost League Finals
1943 78-62 3rd Buck Fausett
1944 66-72 4th Bob Seeds
1945 52-88 8th Willis Hudlin
1946 52-99 8th Willis Hudlin
1947 51-103 8th Bill Dickey
1948 67-83 7th Jack Saltzgaver
1949 69-85 6th Jack Saltzgaver
1950 52-96 8th Jack Saltzgaver
1951 93-60 1st Gene Desautels Lost League Finals
1952 68-85 7th Willis Hudlin
1953 66-87 7th (t) Paul Campbell
1954 64-90 6th Bill Norman (37-52) / Stubby Overmire (7-7) / Pat Mullin (20-31)
1955 52-102 8th Bob Mavis (20-59) / Steve Souchock (32-43)
1956 53-101 overall -- Steve Souchock Team moved to Montgomery July 14
1957 64-88 7th Al Evans
1958 74-80 6th Les Peden
1960 82-69 3rd Fred Hatfield none
1961 80-73 3rd Fred Hatfield none