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From 1913-1915, the Southern Michigan League was known as the Southern Michigan Association. The Association held a class D status in 1913 and was given class C recognition in 1914 and 1915. The Association closed up after the 1915 season.


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[edit] Cities Represented (1906-1915)

[edit] Teams and Statistics

[edit] 1913 D

1913 Southern Michigan Association D
President: James Frank

Team Standings W L PCT GB Managers
Battle Creek Crickets 77 46 .626 0 Ed McKernan
Adrian Lions 68 55 .553 9 Joe Jenkins
Jackson Convicts 66 60 .524 12.5 Maurice Myers
Saginaw Ducks 60 65 .480 18 Ducky Holmes
Flint Vehicles 57 64 .471 19 Dan Collins
Kalamazoo Kazoos 59 67 .468 19.5 Charles Wagner
Lansing Senators 54 68 .439 22.5 John Morrissey
Bay City Beavers 54 70 .435 23.5 Hugh Shannon
Player Statistics
Player Team Stat Tot Player Team Stat Tot
Fred Bramble Kalamazoo BA .349 Dick Niehaus Battle Creek W 24
Joe Jenkins Adrian Runs 88 Rudy Schwenk Saginaw SO 283
T.H. McNellis Lansing Hits 146 Dick Niehaus Battle Creek Pct .727; 24-9
Cecil Coombs Adrian HR 10

[edit] 1914 C

1914 Southern Michigan Association C
President: James Frank

Team Standings W L PCT GB Managers
Bay City Beavers 96 50 .658 0 Dan Jenkins
Saginaw Ducks 90 55 .621 5.5 Ducky Holmes
Battle Creek Crickets 92 57 .617 5.5 Dan Collins
South Bend Benders 85 60 .586 10.5 Ed Smith / Harry Arndt / Ben Koehler
Flint Vehicles 75 70 .517 20.5 Jack Burke
Jackson Chiefs 71 72 .497 23.5 Maurice Myers / D. Brown?
Lansing Senators / Mt. Clemens # 63 80 .441 31.5 John Morrissey
Toledo Mud Hens 53 93 .363 43 Topsy Hartsel
Adrian Fencevilles 53 94 .361 43.5 Bill Cristall / Cal Henderson
Kalamazoo Kazoos 49 97 .336 47 Charlie Wenger
#Lansing (33-35) moved to Mt. Clemens July 10.
Playoff:Saginaw 4 games, Bay City 1. Player Statistics
Player Team Stat Tot Player Team Stat Tot
Joe Harris Bay City BA .386 Walter Scott Saginaw W 26
Dan Jenkins Bay City Runs 140 Russell Robins Saginaw SO 338
Joe Harris Bay City Hits 197 John Jenkins Bay City Pct .852; 23-4
Edward Hoffman Flint HR 12

[edit] 1915 C

1915 Southern Michigan Association C
President: James Frank

Team Standings W L PCT GB Managers
South Bend Factors 44 24 .667 0 Ed Smith
Battle Creek Crickets 34 33 .507 9.5 Charles Wagner
Jackson Vets 31 33 .484 11 Dan Collins
Bay City Beavers 31 35 .470 12 Joe Jenkins
Saginaw Ducks 31 38 .449 13.5 Ducky Holmes
Flint Vehicles 31 39 .443 14 Ed Wheeler
The league disbanded July 7. Player Statistics
Player Team Stat Tot Player Team Stat Tot
Charles Donnelly Bay City BA .387 Charles Vallandingham South Bend W 13
Joe Helmer South Bend Runs 48 Ben Higley Saginaw SO 127
Charles Donnelly Bay City Hits 87 Charles Vallandingham South Bend Pct .813; 13-3
Edward Hoffman Flint HR 7

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[edit] Source

The Encyclopedia of Minor league Baseball: Second Edition.

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