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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

Rk Lg Lev Tms BatAge R/G G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
46 American League Major League 8 28.5 5.23 1244 48903 43303 6503 12178 2294 539 806 6066 562 337 4773 4443 .281 .355 .415 .770 17968 164 663
47 National League Major League 8 28.2 4.52 1232 47241 42660 5567 11591 1922 458 624 5142 459 3667 4553 .272 .332 .382 .714 16301 956 158 756
49 Negro American League Negro Majors 8 0.0
50 Negro National League Negro Majors 6 0.0
5 American Association AA 8 28.1
6 International League AA 8 27.7
7 Pacific Coast League AA 8 27.6
1 New York-Pennsylvania League A 8 25.3
2 Western League A 6 25.8
3 Southern Association A-1 8 27.0
4 Texas League A-1 8 27.2
48 Negro Southern League Negro
8 Illinois-Indiana-Iowa League B 6 22.8
9 Piedmont League B 8 23.8
10 South Atlantic League B 6 23.9
11 Southeastern League B 6 23.6
12 Western International League B 6 23.2
13 Canadian-American League C 8 22.3
14 Cotton States League C 8 23.4
15 East Texas League C 8 23.2
16 Middle Atlantic League C 8 22.6
17 Western Association C 6 22.6
18 Alabama-Florida League D 6 22.6
19 Appalachian League D 4 22.4
20 Arizona-Texas League D 4 20.9
21 Arkansas-Missouri League D 5 20.3
22 Bi-State League D 8 23.9
23 Cape Breton Colliery League D 5 23.9
24 Coastal Plain League D 8 22.3
25 Eastern Shore League D 8 21.3
26 Evangeline League D 8 22.5
27 Florida State League D 8 22.7
28 Georgia-Florida League D 6 29.0
29 Kentucky-Illinois-Tennessee League D 8 22.3
30 Mountain State League D 6 21.3
31 Nebraska State League D 6 22.1
32 North Carolina State League D 8 23.6
33 Northeast Arkansas League D 6 21.7
34 Northern League D 8 22.4
35 Ohio State League D 6 21.5
36 Pennsylvania State Association D 6 20.2
37 West Texas-New Mexico League D 6 20.8
38 Cuban League Foreign
39 Japanese Baseball League (Fall) Foreign 8 23.3 4.47 390 15273 13101 1743 3057 467 149 108 1511 451 1853 1489 .233 .332 .316 .649 4146 88 231 0
40 Japanese Baseball League (Spring) Foreign 8 23.2 4.19 448 17497 14977 1878 3391 541 203 47 1558 608 2126 1738 .226 .325 .299 .625 4479 73 321 0
41 Cuban Winter League Winter
42 Dominican Winter League Winter
53 California Winter League Winter
43 Carolina Baseball League Independent 6
44 Mexican League Independent 15 0.0
45 Quebec Provincial League Independent
51 Carolina League No Classification
52 Independent Negro No Classification 3 0.0

League-by-League Pitching

Rk Lg Lev Tms PAge R/G W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
41 American League Major League 8 28.8 5.23 613 613 .500 4.62 1244 1244 688 556 59 113 10952.2 12176 6503 5624 806 4773 4443 164 21 201 48903 1.547 10.0 0.7 3.9 3.7 0.93
42 National League Major League 8 29.1 4.51 613 613 .500 3.91 1234 1232 673 559 81 102 10954.2 11590 5567 4760 624 3664 4552 158 20 196 47242 1.392 9.5 0.5 3.0 3.7 1.24
43 Negro American League Negro Majors 8
44 Negro National League Negro Majors 6
5 American Association AA 8 28.2
6 International League AA 8 29.2
7 Pacific Coast League AA 8 29.2
1 New York-Pennsylvania League A 8 25.5
2 Western League A 6 24.9
3 Southern Association A-1 8 27.2
4 Texas League A-1 8 28.0
8 Illinois-Indiana-Iowa League B 6 23.0
9 Piedmont League B 8 23.0
10 South Atlantic League B 6 24.4
11 Southeastern League B 6 23.7
12 Western International League B 6 24.0
13 Canadian-American League C 8 23.0
14 Cotton States League C 8 22.9
15 East Texas League C 8 24.1
16 Middle Atlantic League C 8 22.3
17 Western Association C 6 22.3
18 Alabama-Florida League D 6 22.9
19 Appalachian League D 4 23.0
20 Arizona-Texas League D 4 23.0
21 Arkansas-Missouri League D 5 20.9
22 Bi-State League D 8 22.9
23 Cape Breton Colliery League D 5 23.3
24 Coastal Plain League D 8 21.8
25 Eastern Shore League D 8 21.1
26 Evangeline League D 8 21.7
27 Florida State League D 8 22.2
28 Georgia-Florida League D 6 20.0
29 Kentucky-Illinois-Tennessee League D 8 21.8
30 Mountain State League D 6 20.8
31 Nebraska State League D 6 22.3
32 North Carolina State League D 8 23.5
33 Northeast Arkansas League D 6 21.1
34 Northern League D 8 21.6
35 Ohio State League D 6 20.7
36 Pennsylvania State Association D 6 20.7
37 West Texas-New Mexico League D 6 21.7
38 Japanese Baseball League (Fall) Foreign 8 21.3 4.47 189 189 .500 3.36 390 390 186 204 33 3481.1 3039 1743 1301 108 1853 0 1489 88 11 63 15275 1.405 7.9 0.3 4.8 3.8 0.80
39 Japanese Baseball League (Spring) Foreign 8 21.7 4.19 219 219 .500 2.83 448 448 213 235 45 4002.0 3391 1878 1260 47 2126 0 1738 73 8 57 17499 1.379 7.6 0.1 4.8 3.9 0.82
40 Mexican League Independent 15
45 Independent Negro No Classification 3

League-by-League Fielding

Rk Lg Lev Tms G CG PO A E DP Fld% PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Attendance
41 American League Major League 8 1244 32859 14343 1368 1245 .972 89 562 337 37% 123,121
42 National League Major League 8 1234 32834 14660 1421 1097 .971 85 459 395 46%
43 Negro American League Negro Majors 8
44 Negro National League Negro Majors 6
5 American Association AA 8
6 International League AA 8
7 Pacific Coast League AA 8
1 New York-Pennsylvania League A 8
2 Western League A 6
3 Southern Association A-1 8
4 Texas League A-1 8
8 Illinois-Indiana-Iowa League B 6
9 Piedmont League B 8
10 South Atlantic League B 6
11 Southeastern League B 6
12 Western International League B 6
13 Canadian-American League C 8
14 Cotton States League C 8
15 East Texas League C 8
16 Middle Atlantic League C 8
17 Western Association C 6
18 Alabama-Florida League D 6
19 Appalachian League D 4
20 Arizona-Texas League D 4
21 Arkansas-Missouri League D 5
22 Bi-State League D 8
23 Cape Breton Colliery League D 5
24 Coastal Plain League D 8
25 Eastern Shore League D 8
26 Evangeline League D 8
27 Florida State League D 8
28 Georgia-Florida League D 6
29 Kentucky-Illinois-Tennessee League D 8
30 Mountain State League D 6
31 Nebraska State League D 6
32 North Carolina State League D 8
33 Northeast Arkansas League D 6
34 Northern League D 8
35 Ohio State League D 6
36 Pennsylvania State Association D 6
37 West Texas-New Mexico League D 6
38 Japanese Baseball League (Fall) Foreign 8 390
39 Japanese Baseball League (Spring) Foreign 8 448
40 Mexican League Independent 15
45 Independent Negro No Classification 3

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

Lg Lev Tm
Negro American League Negro Majors Birmingham Black Barons, Chicago American Giants, Cincinnati Tigers, Detroit Stars, Indianapolis Athletics, Kansas City Monarchs, Memphis Red Sox, St. Louis Stars
Negro National League Negro Majors Homestead Grays, New York Black Yankees, Newark Eagles, Philadelphia Stars, Pittsburgh Crawfords, Washington Elite Giants
American Association AA Columbus Red Birds, Indianapolis Indians, Kansas City Blues, Louisville Colonels, Milwaukee Brewers, Minneapolis Millers, St. Paul Saints, Toledo Mud Hens
International League AA Baltimore Orioles, Buffalo Bisons, Jersey City Giants, Montreal Royals, Newark Bears, Rochester Red Wings, Syracuse Chiefs, Toronto Maple Leafs
Pacific Coast League AA Los Angeles Angels, Mission Reds, Oakland Oaks, Portland Beavers, Sacramento Solons, San Diego Padres, San Francisco Seals, Seattle Indians
New York-Pennsylvania League A Albany Senators, Binghamton Triplets, Elmira Colonels, Hazleton Red Sox, Scranton Miners, Trenton Senators, Wilkes-Barre Barons, Williamsport Grays
Western League A Cedar Rapids Raiders, Davenport Blue Sox, Des Moines Demons, Rock Island Islanders, Sioux City Cowboys, Waterloo Reds
Southern Association A-1 Atlanta Crackers, Birmingham Barons, Chattanooga Lookouts, Knoxville Smokies, Little Rock Travelers, Memphis Chickasaws, Nashville Volunteers, New Orleans Pelicans
Texas League A-1 Beaumont Exporters, Dallas Steers, Fort Worth Cats, Galveston Buccaneers, Houston Buffaloes, Oklahoma City Indians, San Antonio Missions, Tulsa Oilers
Negro Southern League Negro
Illinois-Indiana-Iowa League B Bloomington Bengals, Clinton Owls, Decatur Commodores, Moline Plow Boys, Peoria Reds, Terre Haute Tots
Piedmont League B Asheville Tourists, Charlotte Hornets, Durham Bulls, Norfolk Tars, Portsmouth Cubs, Richmond Colts, Rocky Mount Red Sox, Winston-Salem Twins
South Atlantic League B Augusta Tigers, Columbia Senators, Columbus Red Birds, Jacksonville Tars, Macon Peaches, Savannah Indians
Southeastern League B Jackson Senators, Meridian Scrappers, Mobile Shippers, Montgomery Bombers, Pensacola Pilots, Selma Cloverleafs
Western International League B Lewiston Broncs, Spokane Hawks, Tacoma Tigers, Vancouver Maple Leafs, Wenatchee Chiefs, Yakima Pippins
Canadian-American League C Brockville Blues, Gloversville Glovers, Ogdensburg Colts, Oswego Netherlands, Ottawa Braves, Perth-Cornwall Bisons, Rome Colonels, Smiths Falls Beavers
Cotton States League C Clarksdale Red Sox, El Dorado Lions, Greenville Bucks, Greenwood Giants, Helena Seaporters, Monroe Twins, Pine Bluff Judges, Vicksburg Hill Billies
East Texas League C Henderson Oilers, Jacksonville Jax, Kilgore Rangers, Longview Cannibals, Marshall Tigers, Palestine Pals, Texarkana Liners, Tyler Trojans
Middle Atlantic League C Akron Yankees, Canton Terriers, Charleston Senators, Dayton Ducks, Johnstown Johnnies, Portsmouth Red Birds, Springfield Indians, Zanesville Greys
Western Association C Bartlesville Blues, Hutchinson Larks, Joplin Miners, Muskogee Reds, Ponca City Angels, Springfield Cardinals
Alabama-Florida League D Andalusia Bulldogs, Dothan Browns, Ozark Cardinals/Evergreen Greenies, Panama City Pelicans, Troy Trojans, Union Springs Springs
Appalachian League D Elizabethton Betsy Red Sox, Johnson City Soldiers, Newport Canners, Pennington Gap Lee Bears
Arizona-Texas League D Albuquerque Cardinals, Bisbee Bees, El Paso Texans, Tucson Cowboys
Arkansas-Missouri League D Fayetteville Angels, Monett Red Birds, Neosho Night Hawks, Rogers Lions, Siloam Springs Travelers
Bi-State League D Bassett Furnituremakers, Danville Leafs, Leaksville-Draper-Spray Triplets, Martinsville Manufacturers, Mayodan Senators, Mount Airy Reds, Reidsville Luckies, South Boston Twins
Cape Breton Colliery League D Dominion Hawks, Glace Bay Miners, New Waterford Dodgers, Sydney Mines Ramblers, Sydney Steel Citians
Coastal Plain League D Ayden Aces, Goldsboro Goldbugs, Greenville Greenies, Kinston Eagles, New Bern Bears, Snow Hill Billies, Tarboro Serpents, Williamston Martins
Eastern Shore League D Cambridge Cardinals, Centreville Colts, Crisfield Crabbers, Dover Orioles, Easton Browns, Federalsburg A's, Pocomoke City Red Sox, Salisbury Indians
Evangeline League D Abbeville A's, Alexandria Aces, Jeanerette Blues, Lafayette White Sox, Lake Charles Skippers, New Iberia Cardinals, Opelousas Indians, Rayne Rice Birds
Florida State League D Daytona Beach Islanders, DeLand Reds, Gainesville G-Men, Leesburg Gondoliers, Orlando Gulls, Palatka Azaleas, Sanford Lookouts, St. Augustine Saints
Georgia-Florida League D Albany Travelers, Americus Cardinals, Cordele Reds, Moultrie Packers, Tallahassee Capitals, Thomasville Orioles
Kentucky-Illinois-Tennessee League D Fulton Eagles, Hopkinsville Hoppers, Jackson Generals, Lexington Giants, Mayfield Clothiers, Owensboro Oilers, Paducah Indians, Union City Greyhounds
Mountain State League D Beckley Bengals, Bluefield Blue-Grays, Huntington Boosters, Logan Indians, Welch Miners, Williamson Colts
Nebraska State League D Beatrice Blues, Fairbury Jeffs, Grand Island Red Birds, Mitchell Kernels, Norfolk Elks, Sioux Falls Canaries
North Carolina State League D Cooleemee Weavers, Landis Senators, Lexington Indians, Mooresville Moors, Newton-Conover Twins, Salisbury Bees, Shelby Cardinals, Thomasville Chair Makers
Northeast Arkansas League D Blytheville Giants, Caruthersville Pilots, Jonesboro Giants, Newport Cardinals, Osceola Indians, Paragould Rebels
Northern League D Crookston Pirates, Duluth Dukes, Eau Claire Bears, Fargo-Moorhead Twins, Jamestown Jimmies, Superior Blues, Wausau Timberjacks, Winnipeg Maroons
Ohio State League D Findlay Browns, Fostoria Red Birds, Fremont Reds, Mansfield Red Sox, Sandusky Sailors/Marion Presidents, Tiffin Mud Hens
Pennsylvania State Association D Beaver Falls Bees, Butler Yankees, Greensburg Green Sox, Jeannette Bisons, McKeesport Tubers, Monessen Cardinals
West Texas-New Mexico League D Hobbs Drillers, Midland Cardinals, Monahans Trojans, Odessa Oilers, Roswell Sunshiners, Wink Spudders
Cuban League Foreign
Japanese Baseball League (Fall) Foreign Eagles, Hankyu, Lion, Nagoya, Nagoya Kinko, Osaka Tigers, Tokyo Kyojin, Tokyo Senators
Japanese Baseball League (Spring) Foreign Dai Tokyo, Eagles, Hankyu, Nagoya, Nagoya Kinko, Osaka Tigers, Tokyo Kyojin, Tokyo Senators
Cuban Winter League Winter
Dominican Winter League Winter
California Winter League Winter
Carolina Baseball League Independent Concord, Gastonia, Hickory Rebels, Kannapolis Towlers, Lenoir Indians, Valdese
Mexican League Independent Cordoba 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 League Independent
Carolina League No Classification
Independent Negro No Classification Atlanta Black Crackers, New York Cubans, Zulu Cannibal Giants