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1937 Minor League Baseball League Encyclopedia

Year Index / Affiliations / Map of Teams / Batting Leaders / Pitching Leaders / Other Years: 1936 / 1938

League-by-League Batting

45Negro American LeagueNegro Majors80.0
46Negro National LeagueNegro Majors60.0
5American AssociationAA828.1
6International LeagueAA827.7
7Pacific Coast LeagueAA827.6
1New York-Pennsylvania LeagueA825.3
2Western LeagueA625.7
3Southern AssociationA-1827.0
4Texas LeagueA-1827.2
44Negro Southern LeagueNegro
8Illinois-Indiana-Iowa LeagueB622.8
9Piedmont LeagueB823.8
10South Atlantic LeagueB623.9
11Southeastern LeagueB623.6
12Western International LeagueB623.2
13Canadian-American LeagueC822.3
14Cotton States LeagueC823.4
15East Texas LeagueC823.2
16Middle Atlantic LeagueC822.6
17Western AssociationC622.5
18Alabama-Florida LeagueD622.6
19Appalachian LeagueD422.4
20Arizona-Texas LeagueD420.9
21Arkansas-Missouri LeagueD520.3
22Bi-State LeagueD823.9
23Cape Breton Colliery LeagueD523.9
24Coastal Plain LeagueD822.3
25Eastern Shore LeagueD821.3
26Evangeline LeagueD822.5
27Florida State LeagueD822.7
28Georgia-Florida LeagueD629.0
29Kentucky-Illinois-Tennessee LeagueD822.3
30Mountain State LeagueD621.3
31Nebraska State LeagueD622.1
32North Carolina State LeagueD823.6
33Northeast Arkansas LeagueD621.7
34Northern LeagueD822.4
35Ohio State LeagueD621.5
36Pennsylvania State AssociationD620.2
37West Texas-New Mexico LeagueD620.8
38Cuban LeagueForeign
39Japanese Baseball League (Fall)Foreign823.34.47390152731310117433057467149108151145118531489.233.332.316.6494146882310
40Japanese Baseball League (Spring)Foreign823.24.1944817497149771878339154120347155860821261738.226.325.299.6254479733210
41Carolina Baseball LeagueIndependent
42Mexican LeagueIndependent150.0
43Quebec Provincial LeagueIndependent
47Carolina LeagueNo Classification
48Independent NegroNo Classification30.0

League-by-League Pitching

41American LeagueMajor League828.85.23613613.5004.62124412446885565911310952.212176650356248064773444316421201489031.54710.
42National LeagueMajor League829.14.51613613.5003.91123412326735598110210954.211590556747606243664455215820196472421.3929.
43Negro American LeagueNegro Majors8
44Negro National LeagueNegro Majors6
5American AssociationAA828.2
6International LeagueAA829.2
7Pacific Coast LeagueAA829.2
1New York-Pennsylvania LeagueA825.5
2Western LeagueA624.9
3Southern AssociationA-1827.2
4Texas LeagueA-1828.0
8Illinois-Indiana-Iowa LeagueB623.0
9Piedmont LeagueB822.9
10South Atlantic LeagueB624.4
11Southeastern LeagueB623.7
12Western International LeagueB624.0
13Canadian-American LeagueC823.0
14Cotton States LeagueC823.0
15East Texas LeagueC824.1
16Middle Atlantic LeagueC822.3
17Western AssociationC622.3
18Alabama-Florida LeagueD623.0
19Appalachian LeagueD423.0
20Arizona-Texas LeagueD423.0
21Arkansas-Missouri LeagueD520.9
22Bi-State LeagueD822.9
23Cape Breton Colliery LeagueD523.3
24Coastal Plain LeagueD821.8
25Eastern Shore LeagueD821.1
26Evangeline LeagueD821.7
27Florida State LeagueD822.2
28Georgia-Florida LeagueD620.0
29Kentucky-Illinois-Tennessee LeagueD821.8
30Mountain State LeagueD620.8
31Nebraska State LeagueD622.3
32North Carolina State LeagueD823.5
33Northeast Arkansas LeagueD621.1
34Northern LeagueD821.6
35Ohio State LeagueD620.7
36Pennsylvania State AssociationD620.7
37West Texas-New Mexico LeagueD621.7
38Japanese Baseball League (Fall)Foreign821.34.47189189.5003.36390390186204333481.1303917431301108185301489881163152751.4057.
39Japanese Baseball League (Spring)Foreign821.74.19219219.5002.83448448213235454002.03391187812604721260173873857174991.3797.
40Mexican LeagueIndependent15
45Independent NegroNo Classification3

Pro Baseball Map for 1937

ALL TEAMS ARE LOCATED IN THE CENTER OF THE TOWN THEY ARE LISTED IN. We have not located the actual location of the ballpark.

We list over 30,000 of teams from minor league history. This list is not exhaustive and may be missing teams from certain leagues and years or with a small number of games played. We apologize for any omissions. Report any errors or omissions

League Teams

Negro American LeagueNegro MajorsBirmingham Black Barons, Chicago American Giants, Cincinnati Tigers, Detroit Stars, Indianapolis Athletics, Kansas City Monarchs, Memphis Red Sox, St. Louis Stars
Negro National LeagueNegro MajorsHomestead Grays, New York Black Yankees, Newark Eagles, Philadelphia Stars, Pittsburgh Crawfords, Washington Elite Giants
American AssociationAAColumbus Red Birds, Indianapolis Indians, Kansas City Blues, Louisville Colonels, Milwaukee Brewers, Minneapolis Millers, St. Paul Saints, Toledo Mud Hens
International LeagueAABaltimore Orioles, Buffalo Bisons, Jersey City Giants, Montreal Royals, Newark Bears, Rochester Red Wings, Syracuse Chiefs, Toronto Maple Leafs
Pacific Coast LeagueAALos Angeles Angels, Mission Reds, Oakland Oaks, Portland Beavers, Sacramento Solons, San Diego Padres, San Francisco Seals, Seattle Indians
New York-Pennsylvania LeagueAAlbany Senators, Binghamton Triplets, Elmira Colonels, Hazleton Red Sox, Scranton Miners, Trenton Senators, Wilkes-Barre Barons, Williamsport Grays
Western LeagueACedar Rapids Raiders, Davenport Blue Sox, Des Moines Demons, Rock Island Islanders, Sioux City Cowboys, Waterloo Reds
Southern AssociationA-1Atlanta Crackers, Birmingham Barons, Chattanooga Lookouts, Knoxville Smokies, Little Rock Travelers, Memphis Chickasaws, Nashville Volunteers, New Orleans Pelicans
Texas LeagueA-1Beaumont Exporters, Dallas Steers, Fort Worth Cats, Galveston Buccaneers, Houston Buffaloes, Oklahoma City Indians, San Antonio Missions, Tulsa Oilers
Negro Southern LeagueNegro
Illinois-Indiana-Iowa LeagueBBloomington Bengals, Clinton Owls, Decatur Commodores, Moline Plow Boys, Peoria Reds, Terre Haute Tots
Piedmont LeagueBAsheville Tourists, Charlotte Hornets, Durham Bulls, Norfolk Tars, Portsmouth Cubs, Richmond Colts, Rocky Mount Red Sox, Winston-Salem Twins
South Atlantic LeagueBAugusta Tigers, Columbia Senators, Columbus Red Birds, Jacksonville Tars, Macon Peaches, Savannah Indians
Southeastern LeagueBJackson Senators, Meridian Scrappers, Mobile Shippers, Montgomery Bombers, Pensacola Pilots, Selma Cloverleafs
Western International LeagueBLewiston Broncs, Spokane Hawks, Tacoma Tigers, Vancouver Maple Leafs, Wenatchee Chiefs, Yakima Pippins
Canadian-American LeagueCBrockville Blues, Gloversville Glovers, Ogdensburg Colts, Oswego Netherlands, Ottawa Braves, Perth-Cornwall Bisons, Rome Colonels, Smiths Falls Beavers
Cotton States LeagueCClarksdale Red Sox, El Dorado Lions, Greenville Bucks, Greenwood Giants, Helena Seaporters, Monroe Twins, Pine Bluff Judges, Vicksburg Hill Billies
East Texas LeagueCHenderson Oilers, Jacksonville Jax, Kilgore Rangers, Longview Cannibals, Marshall Tigers, Palestine Pals, Texarkana Liners, Tyler Trojans
Middle Atlantic LeagueCAkron Yankees, Canton Terriers, Charleston Senators, Dayton Ducks, Johnstown Johnnies, Portsmouth Red Birds, Springfield Indians, Zanesville Greys
Western AssociationCBartlesville Blues, Hutchinson Larks, Joplin Miners, Muskogee Reds, Ponca City Angels, Springfield Cardinals
Alabama-Florida LeagueDAndalusia Bulldogs, Dothan Browns, Ozark Cardinals/Evergreen Greenies, Panama City Pelicans, Troy Trojans, Union Springs Springs
Appalachian LeagueDElizabethton Betsy Red Sox, Johnson City Soldiers, Newport Canners, Pennington Gap Lee Bears
Arizona-Texas LeagueDAlbuquerque Cardinals, Bisbee Bees, El Paso Texans, Tucson Cowboys
Arkansas-Missouri LeagueDFayetteville Angels, Monett Red Birds, Neosho Night Hawks, Rogers Lions, Siloam Springs Travelers
Bi-State LeagueDBassett Furnituremakers, Danville Leafs, Leaksville-Draper-Spray Triplets, Martinsville Manufacturers, Mayodan Senators, Mount Airy Reds, Reidsville Luckies, South Boston Twins
Cape Breton Colliery LeagueDDominion Hawks, Glace Bay Miners, New Waterford Dodgers, Sydney Mines Ramblers, Sydney Steel Citians
Coastal Plain LeagueDAyden Aces, Goldsboro Goldbugs, Greenville Greenies, Kinston Eagles, New Bern Bears, Snow Hill Billies, Tarboro Serpents, Williamston Martins
Eastern Shore LeagueDCambridge Cardinals, Centreville Colts, Crisfield Crabbers, Dover Orioles, Easton Browns, Federalsburg A's, Pocomoke City Red Sox, Salisbury Indians
Evangeline LeagueDAbbeville A's, Alexandria Aces, Jeanerette Blues, Lafayette White Sox, Lake Charles Skippers, New Iberia Cardinals, Opelousas Indians, Rayne Rice Birds
Florida State LeagueDDaytona Beach Islanders, DeLand Reds, Gainesville G-Men, Leesburg Gondoliers, Orlando Gulls, Palatka Azaleas, Sanford Lookouts, St. Augustine Saints
Georgia-Florida LeagueDAlbany Travelers, Americus Cardinals, Cordele Reds, Moultrie Packers, Tallahassee Capitals, Thomasville Orioles
Kentucky-Illinois-Tennessee LeagueDFulton Eagles, Hopkinsville Hoppers, Jackson Generals, Lexington Giants, Mayfield Clothiers, Owensboro Oilers, Paducah Indians, Union City Greyhounds
Mountain State LeagueDBeckley Bengals, Bluefield Blue-Grays, Huntington Boosters, Logan Indians, Welch Miners, Williamson Colts
Nebraska State LeagueDBeatrice Blues, Fairbury Jeffs, Grand Island Red Birds, Mitchell Kernels, Norfolk Elks, Sioux Falls Canaries
North Carolina State LeagueDCooleemee Weavers, Landis Senators, Lexington Indians, Mooresville Moors, Newton-Conover Twins, Salisbury Bees, Shelby Cardinals, Thomasville Chair Makers
Northeast Arkansas LeagueDBlytheville Giants, Caruthersville Pilots, Jonesboro Giants, Newport Cardinals, Osceola Indians, Paragould Rebels
Northern LeagueDCrookston Pirates, Duluth Dukes, Eau Claire Bears, Fargo-Moorhead Twins, Jamestown Jimmies, Superior Blues, Wausau Timberjacks, Winnipeg Maroons
Ohio State LeagueDFindlay Browns, Fostoria Red Birds, Fremont Reds, Mansfield Red Sox, Sandusky Sailors/Marion Presidents, Tiffin Mud Hens
Pennsylvania State AssociationDBeaver Falls Bees, Butler Yankees, Greensburg Green Sox, Jeannette Bisons, McKeesport Tubers, Monessen Cardinals
West Texas-New Mexico LeagueDHobbs Drillers, Midland Cardinals, Monahans Trojans, Odessa Oilers, Roswell Sunshiners, Wink Spudders
Cuban LeagueForeign
Japanese Baseball League (Fall)ForeignEagles, Hankyu, Lion, Nagoya, Nagoya Kinko, Osaka Tigers, Tokyo Kyojin, Tokyo Senators
Japanese Baseball League (Spring)ForeignDai Tokyo, Eagles, Hankyu, Nagoya, Nagoya Kinko, Osaka Tigers, Tokyo Kyojin, Tokyo Senators
Cuban Winter LeagueWinter
Dominican Winter LeagueWinter
California Winter LeagueWinter
Carolina Baseball LeagueIndependent
Mexican LeagueIndependentCordoba Cafeteros, Mexico City Agrario, Mexico City Agricultura, Mexico City Comintra, Mexico City Necaxa, Mexico City Petroleros, Mexico City Transito, Monterrey Industriales,
Nogales Cerveceros, Nuevo Laredo Tecolotes, Rio Blanco Cidosa, Santa Rosa Gallos, Tampico Alijadores, Torreon Algodoneros, Veracruz Aguila
Quebec Provincial LeagueIndependent
Carolina LeagueNo Classification
Independent NegroNo ClassificationAtlanta Black Crackers, New York Cubans, Zulu Cannibal Giants