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1947 Minor League Baseball League Encyclopedia

Year Index / Affiliations / Map of Teams / Batting Leaders / Pitching Leaders / Other Years: 1946 / 1948

League-by-League Batting

RkLgLevTmsBatAgeR/GGPAABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOBAOBPSLGOPSTBGDPHBPSHSFIBB
63American LeagueMajor League829.34.14124647598420025161107391708412679480739933347454633.256.333.364.698153081008132719
64National LeagueMajor League828.74.57124047783424345669112641860392886529236144774529.265.338.390.72916566930185687
65Negro American LeagueNegro Majors60.0
66Negro National LeagueNegro Majors60.0
6American AssociationAAA828.74.91124246775408426095112121776437755559354249825116.275.356.395.75116127951197754
7International LeagueAAA828.04.55123445526399335609104621595324941511355047244535.262.343.389.73215528827186683
8Pacific Coast LeagueAAA829.84.61149856546503816905137722472461830557473649765950.273.341.390.73219656232957
4Southern AssociationAA827.2
5Texas LeagueAA827.0
1Eastern LeagueA824.6
2South Atlantic LeagueA825.0
3Western LeagueA624.2
9Big State LeagueB828.16.701228494804414082271315823642861410742073318744014960.298.366.460.82620324329610
10Colonial LeagueB625.4
11Illinois-Indiana-Iowa LeagueB823.0
12Interstate LeagueB823.8
13New England LeagueB824.4
14Piedmont LeagueB624.5
15Southeastern LeagueB826.7
16Tri-State LeagueB825.3
17Western International LeagueB825.1
18Arizona-Texas LeagueC623.3
19Border LeagueC625.1
20California LeagueC822.9
21Canadian-American LeagueC823.3
22Carolina LeagueC825.3
23Central AssociationC622.7
24Cotton States LeagueC623.9
25Florida International LeagueC825.5
26Lone Star LeagueC825.7
27Middle Atlantic LeagueC823.3
28Northern LeagueC822.8
29Pioneer LeagueC623.8
30Sunset LeagueC623.57.338363431129821613290181490287859534553437974705.302.385.458.84313659231462
31West Texas-New Mexico LeagueC825.8
32Western AssociationC822.8
33Alabama State LeagueD823.8
34Appalachian LeagueD822.1
35Blue Ridge LeagueD423.1
36Coastal Plain LeagueD825.7
37Eastern Shore LeagueD821.8
38Evangeline LeagueD824.4
39Florida State LeagueD824.3
40Georgia-Alabama LeagueD824.9
41Georgia-Florida LeagueD822.6
42Illinois State LeagueD621.0
43Kansas-Oklahoma-Missouri LeagueD821.6
44Kentucky-Illinois-Tennessee LeagueD823.0
45Longhorn LeagueD623.2
46North Atlantic LeagueD822.0
47North Carolina State LeagueD824.1
48Ohio State LeagueD821.5
49Pennsylvania-Ontario-New York LeagueD821.6
50Sooner State LeagueD622.1
51Tobacco State LeagueD823.9
52Wisconsin State LeagueD821.5
53Cuban LeagueForeign
54Japanese Baseball LeagueForeign826.63.259523524931715309173581049333240270186951530162516.232.302.309.61097931473710
55Cuban Independent Winter LeagueWinter
56Cuban Winter LeagueWinter
57Mexican Pacific Winter LeagueWinter
58Panama Winter LeagueWinter
59Puerto Rican Winter LeagueWinter
60Venezuelan Winter LeagueWinter
70California Winter LeagueWinter
69All-American Girls Professional Baseball LeagueWomen's80.0
61Mexican LeagueIndependent620.0
62Quebec Provincial LeagueIndependent8
67Independent NegroNo Classification50.0
68Northwest LeagueNo Classification

League-by-League Pitching

RkLgLevTmsPAgeR/GWLW-L%ERAGGSGFCGSHOSVIPHRERHRBBIBBSOHBPBKWPBFWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9SO/W
55American LeagueMajor League829.54.14616616.5003.711246124674350310015511076.010739516145606794745463313225190475981.3988.70.63.93.80.98
56National LeagueMajor League829.24.57616616.5004.06124012407824588413610967.111264566949488864476452918526205474341.4359.20.73.73.71.01
57Negro American LeagueNegro Majors6
58Negro National LeagueNegro Majors6
6American AssociationAAA828.34.91614614.500124212426095
7International LeagueAAA827.2614614.50012341234
8Pacific Coast LeagueAAA831.14.13745745.500149814986180
4Southern AssociationAA827.5
5Texas LeagueAA828.6
1Eastern LeagueA825.0
2South Atlantic LeagueA824.5
3Western LeagueA623.9
9Big State LeagueB828.4614614.50012281228
10Colonial LeagueB624.5
11Illinois-Indiana-Iowa LeagueB823.2
12Interstate LeagueB824.3
13New England LeagueB823.7
14Piedmont LeagueB624.2
15Southeastern LeagueB827.5
16Tri-State LeagueB824.9
17Western International LeagueB825.1
18Arizona-Texas LeagueC623.8
19Border LeagueC624.9
20California LeagueC822.9
21Canadian-American LeagueC822.8
22Carolina LeagueC824.6
23Central AssociationC622.2
24Cotton States LeagueC623.4
25Florida International LeagueC825.6
26Lone Star LeagueC825.0
27Middle Atlantic LeagueC823.1
28Northern LeagueC822.0
29Pioneer LeagueC621.2
30Sunset LeagueC623.27.33418418.5008368366132
31West Texas-New Mexico LeagueC825.0
32Western AssociationC822.5
33Alabama State LeagueD823.5
34Appalachian LeagueD822.0
35Blue Ridge LeagueD423.5
36Coastal Plain LeagueD825.5
37Eastern Shore LeagueD820.8
38Evangeline LeagueD824.1
39Florida State LeagueD823.9
40Georgia-Alabama LeagueD825.3
41Georgia-Florida LeagueD822.0
42Illinois State LeagueD620.9
43Kansas-Oklahoma-Missouri LeagueD821.8
44Kentucky-Illinois-Tennessee LeagueD821.7
45Longhorn LeagueD622.5
46North Atlantic LeagueD821.7
47North Carolina State LeagueD822.4
48Ohio State LeagueD820.2
49Pennsylvania-Ontario-New York LeagueD821.0
50Sooner State LeagueD622.0
51Tobacco State LeagueD823.3
52Wisconsin State LeagueD820.8
53Japanese Baseball LeagueForeign826.13.25461461.5002.469529523046481268553.27358309123402403016025161471246352561.2137.70.33.22.60.83
60All-American Girls Professional Baseball LeagueWomen's8
54Mexican LeagueIndependent632.0
59Independent NegroNo Classification5

League-by-League Fielding

RkLgLevTmsGCGPOAEDPFld%PBSBCSCS%lgCS%POAttendance
55American LeagueMajor League81246332281361410801304.9777339933345%320,474
56National LeagueMajor League81240329021377811541162.9769836128144%
57Negro American LeagueNegro Majors6
58Negro National LeagueNegro Majors6
6American AssociationAAA81242313071323214761196.968164
7International LeagueAAA81234310451298014711091.96898
8Pacific Coast LeagueAAA81498387841724418131448.969117
4Southern AssociationAA8
5Texas LeagueAA8
1Eastern LeagueA8
2South Atlantic LeagueA8
3Western LeagueA6
9Big State LeagueB81234320561357421631126.955165
10Colonial LeagueB6
11Illinois-Indiana-Iowa LeagueB8
12Interstate LeagueB8
13New England LeagueB8
14Piedmont LeagueB6
15Southeastern LeagueB8
16Tri-State LeagueB8
17Western International LeagueB8
18Arizona-Texas LeagueC6
19Border LeagueC6
20California LeagueC8
21Canadian-American LeagueC8
22Carolina LeagueC8
23Central AssociationC6
24Cotton States LeagueC6
25Florida International LeagueC8
26Lone Star LeagueC8
27Middle Atlantic LeagueC8
28Northern LeagueC8
29Pioneer LeagueC6
30Sunset LeagueC68362122384131965706.938117
31West Texas-New Mexico LeagueC8
32Western AssociationC8
33Alabama State LeagueD8
34Appalachian LeagueD8
35Blue Ridge LeagueD4
36Coastal Plain LeagueD8
37Eastern Shore LeagueD8
38Evangeline LeagueD8
39Florida State LeagueD8
40Georgia-Alabama LeagueD8
41Georgia-Florida LeagueD8
42Illinois State LeagueD6
43Kansas-Oklahoma-Missouri LeagueD8
44Kentucky-Illinois-Tennessee LeagueD8
45Longhorn LeagueD6
46North Atlantic LeagueD8
47North Carolina State LeagueD8
48Ohio State LeagueD8
49Pennsylvania-Ontario-New York LeagueD8
50Sooner State LeagueD6
51Tobacco State LeagueD8
52Wisconsin State LeagueD8
53Japanese Baseball LeagueForeign8952
60All-American Girls Professional Baseball LeagueWomen's8
54Mexican LeagueIndependent6
59Independent NegroNo Classification5

Pro Baseball Map for 1947

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

LgLevTm
Negro American LeagueNegro MajorsBirmingham Black Barons, Chicago American Giants, Cleveland Buckeyes, Indianapolis Clowns, Kansas City Monarchs, Memphis Red Sox
Negro National LeagueNegro MajorsBaltimore Elite Giants, Homestead Grays, New York Black Yankees, New York Cubans, Newark Eagles, Philadelphia Stars
American AssociationAAAColumbus Red Birds, Indianapolis Indians, Kansas City Blues, Louisville Colonels, Milwaukee Brewers, Minneapolis Millers, St. Paul Saints, Toledo Mud Hens
International LeagueAAABaltimore Orioles, Buffalo Bisons, Jersey City Giants, Montreal Royals, Newark Bears, Rochester Red Wings, Syracuse Chiefs, Toronto Maple Leafs
Pacific Coast LeagueAAAHollywood Stars, Los Angeles Angels, Oakland Oaks, Portland Beavers, Sacramento Solons, San Diego Padres, San Francisco Seals, Seattle Rainiers
Southern AssociationAAAtlanta Crackers, Birmingham Barons, Chattanooga Lookouts, Little Rock Travelers, Memphis Chickasaws, Mobile Bears, Nashville Volunteers, New Orleans Pelicans
Texas LeagueAABeaumont Exporters, Dallas Rebels, Fort Worth Cats, Houston Buffaloes, Oklahoma City Indians, San Antonio Missions, Shreveport Sports, Tulsa Oilers
Eastern LeagueAAlbany Senators, Binghamton Triplets, Elmira Pioneers, Hartford Chiefs, Scranton Red Sox, Utica Blue Sox, Wilkes-Barre Barons, Williamsport Tigers
South Atlantic LeagueAAugusta Tigers, Charleston Rebels, Columbia Reds, Columbus Cardinals, Greenville Spinners, Jacksonville Tars, Macon Peaches, Savannah Indians
Western LeagueADenver Bears, Des Moines Bruins, Lincoln A's, Omaha Cardinals, Pueblo Dodgers, Sioux City Soos
Big State LeagueBAustin Pioneers, Gainesville Owls, Greenville Majors, Paris Red Peppers, Sherman-Denison Twins, Texarkana Bears, Waco Dons, Wichita Falls Spudders
Colonial LeagueBBridgeport Bees, New London Raiders, Port Chester Clippers, Poughkeepsie Giants, Stamford Bombers, Waterbury Timers
Illinois-Indiana-Iowa LeagueBDanville Dodgers, Davenport Cubs, Decatur Commodores, Evansville Braves, Quincy Gems, Springfield Browns, Terre Haute Phillies, Waterloo White Hawks
Interstate LeagueBAllentown Cardinals, Hagerstown Owls, Harrisburg Senators, Lancaster Red Roses, Sunbury Yankees, Trenton Giants, Wilmington Blue Rocks, York White Roses
New England LeagueBFall River Indians, Lawrence Millionaires/Lowell Orphans, Lynn Red Sox, Manchester Giants, Nashua Dodgers, Pawtucket Slaters, Portland Pilots, Providence Chiefs
Piedmont LeagueBLynchburg Cardinals, Newport News Dodgers, Norfolk Tars, Portsmouth Cubs, Richmond Colts, Roanoke Red Sox
Southeastern LeagueBAnniston Rams, Gadsden Pilots, Jackson Senators, Meridian Peps, Montgomery Rebels, Pensacola Fliers, Selma Cloverleafs, Vicksburg Billies
Tri-State LeagueBAnderson Rebels, Asheville Tourists, Charlotte Hornets, Fayetteville Cubs, Knoxville Smokies, Reidsville Luckies, Rock Hill Chiefs, Spartanburg Peaches
Western International LeagueBBremerton Bluejackets, Salem Senators, Spokane Indians, Tacoma Tigers, Vancouver Capilanos, Victoria Athletics, Wenatchee Chiefs, Yakima Stars
Arizona-Texas LeagueCBisbee Yanks, El Paso Texans, Globe-Miami Browns, Juarez Indios/Mesa Orphans, Phoenix Senators, Tucson Cowboys
Border LeagueCAuburn Cayugas, Geneva Red Birds, Kingston Ponies, Ogdensburg Maples, Ottawa Nationals, Watertown Athletics
California LeagueCBakersfield Indians, Fresno Cardinals, Modesto Reds, San Jose Red Sox, Santa Barbara Dodgers, Stockton Ports, Ventura Yankees, Visalia Cubs
Canadian-American LeagueCAmsterdam Rugmakers, Gloversville-Johnstown Glovers, Oneonta Red Sox, Pittsfield Electrics, Quebec Alouettes, Rome Colonels, Schenectady Blue Jays, Trois-Rivieres Royals
Carolina LeagueCBurlington Bees, Danville Leafs, Durham Bulls, Greensboro Patriots, Leaksville-Draper-Spray Triplets, Martinsville A's, Raleigh Capitals, Winston-Salem Cardinals
Central AssociationCBurlington Indians, Clinton Cubs, Hannibal Pilots, Keokuk Pirates, Moline A's, Rockford Rox
Cotton States LeagueCClarksdale Planters, El Dorado Oilers, Greenville Bucks, Greenwood Dodgers, Helena Seaporters, Hot Springs Bathers
Florida International LeagueCFort Lauderdale Braves, Havana Cubans, Lakeland Pilots, Miami Beach Flamingos, Miami Tourists, St. Petersburg Saints, Tampa Smokers, West Palm Beach Indians
Lone Star LeagueCBryan Bombers, Henderson Oilers, Jacksonville Jax, Kilgore Drillers, Longview Texans, Lufkin Foresters, Marshall Comets, Tyler Trojans
Middle Atlantic LeagueCButler Yankees, Erie Sailors, Johnstown Johnnies, Niagara Falls Frontiers, Oil City Refiners, Uniontown Coal Barons, Vandergrift Pioneers, Youngstown Colts
Northern LeagueCAberdeen Pheasants, Duluth Dukes, Eau Claire Bears, Fargo-Moorhead Twins, Grand Forks Chiefs, Sioux Falls Canaries, St. Cloud Rox, Superior Blues
Pioneer LeagueCBoise Pilots, Idaho Falls Russets, Ogden Reds, Pocatello Cardinals, Salt Lake City Bees, Twin Falls Cowboys
Sunset LeagueCAnaheim Valencias, El Centro Imperials, Las Vegas Wranglers, Ontario Orioles, Reno Silver Sox, Riverside Dons
West Texas-New Mexico LeagueCAbilene Blue Sox, Albuquerque Dukes, Amarillo Gold Sox, Borger Gassers, Clovis Pioneers, Lamesa Lobos, Lubbock Hubbers, Pampa Oilers
Western AssociationCFort Smith Giants, Hutchinson Cubs, Joplin Miners, Leavenworth Braves, Muskogee Reds, Salina Blue Jays, St. Joseph Cardinals, Topeka Owls
Alabama State LeagueDAndalusia Arrows, Brewton Millers, Dothan Browns, Enterprise Boll Weevils, Geneva Red Birds, Greenville Lions, Ozark Eagles, Troy Trojans
Appalachian LeagueDBluefield Blue-Grays, Bristol Twins, Elizabethton Betsy Cubs, Johnson City Cardinals, Kingsport Cherokees, New River Rebels, Pulaski Counts, Welch Miners
Blue Ridge LeagueDGalax Leafs, Lenoir Red Sox, Mount Airy Graniteers, Radford Rockets
Coastal Plain LeagueDGoldsboro Goldbugs, Greenville Greenies, Kinston Eagles, New Bern Bears, Roanoke Rapids Jays, Rocky Mount Leafs, Tarboro Tars, Wilson Tobs
Eastern Shore LeagueDCambridge Dodgers, Dover Phillies, Easton Yankees, Federalsburg A's, Milford Red Sox, Rehoboth Beach Pirates, Salisbury Cardinals, Seaford Eagles
Evangeline LeagueDAbbeville Athletics, Alexandria Aces, Baton Rouge Red Sticks, Hammond Berries, Houma Indians, Natchez Giants, New Iberia Cardinals, Thibodaux Giants
Florida State LeagueDDaytona Beach Islanders, DeLand Red Hats, Gainesville G-Men, Leesburg Pirates, Orlando Senators, Palatka Azaleas, Sanford Seminoles, St. Augustine Saints
Georgia-Alabama LeagueDAlexander City Millers, Carrollton Hornets, Griffin Pimientos, La Grange Troupers, Newnan Brownies, Opelika Owls, Tallassee Indians, Valley Rebels
Georgia-Florida LeagueDAlbany Cardinals, Americus Phillies, Cordele Indians, Moultrie Packers, Tallahassee Pirates, Thomasville Tigers, Valdosta Dodgers, Waycross Bears
Illinois State LeagueDBelleville Stags, Centralia Cubs, Marion Indians, Mattoon Indians, Mount Vernon Blues, West Frankfort Cardinals
Kansas-Oklahoma-Missouri LeagueDBartlesville Oilers, Carthage Cardinals, Chanute Athletics, Independence Yankees, Iola Cubs, Miami Owls, Pittsburg Browns, Ponca City Dodgers
Kentucky-Illinois-Tennessee LeagueDCairo Egyptians, Clarksville Colts, Fulton Chicks, Hopkinsville Hoppers, Madisonville Miners, Mayfield Clothiers, Owensboro Oilers, Union City Greyhounds
Longhorn LeagueDBallinger Cats, Big Spring Broncs, Midland Indians, Odessa Oilers, Sweetwater Sports, Vernon Dusters
North Atlantic LeagueDBloomingdale Troopers, Carbondale Pioneers, Kingston Dodgers, Mahanoy City Bluebirds, Nazareth Barons, Nyack Rocklands, Peekskill Highlanders, Stroudsburg Poconos
North Carolina State LeagueDConcord Weavers, Hickory Rebels, Landis Millers, Lexington A's, Mooresville Moors, Salisbury Pirates, Statesville Owls, Thomasville Dodgers
Ohio State LeagueDDayton Indians, Lima Terriers, Marion Cubs, Muncie Reds, Newark Moundsmen, Richmond Roses, Springfield Giants, Zanesville Dodgers
Pennsylvania-Ontario-New York LeagueDBatavia Clippers, Bradford Blue Wings, Hamilton Cardinals, Hornell Maples, Jamestown Falcons, Lockport Reds, Olean Oilers, Wellsville Nitros
Sooner State LeagueDAda Herefords, Ardmore Indians, Duncan Cementers, Lawton Giants, McAlester Rockets, Seminole Oilers
Tobacco State LeagueDClinton Blues, Dunn-Erwin Twins, Lumberton Cubs, Red Springs Red Robins, Sanford Spinners, Smithfield-Selma Leafs, Warsaw Red Sox, Wilmington Pirates
Wisconsin State LeagueDAppleton Papermakers, Fond du Lac Panthers, Green Bay Bluejays, Janesville Cubs, Oshkosh Giants, Sheboygan Indians, Wausau Lumberjacks, Wisconsin Rapids White Sox
Cuban LeagueForeign
Japanese Baseball LeagueForeignChunichi Dragons, Hankyu Braves, Kinsei Stars, Nankai Hawks, Osaka Tigers, Taiyo Robins, Tokyu Flyers, Yomiuri Giants
Cuban Independent Winter LeagueWinter
Cuban Winter LeagueWinter
Mexican Pacific Winter LeagueWinter
Panama Winter LeagueWinter
Puerto Rican Winter LeagueWinter
Venezuelan Winter LeagueWinter
California Winter LeagueWinter
All-American Girls Professional Baseball LeagueWomen'sFort Wayne Daisies, Grand Rapids Chicks, Kenosha Comets, Muskegon Lassies, Peoria Redwings, Racine Belles, Rockford Peaches, South Bend Blue Sox
Mexican LeagueIndependentMexico City Diablos Rojos, Monterrey Industriales, Puebla Angeles, San Luis Potosi Tuneros, Tampico Alijadores, Veracruz Azules
Quebec Provincial LeagueIndependentActon Vale, Drummondville Cubs, Farnham, Granby Grand-B, Lacine, Sherbrooke, St. Hyacinthe Saints, St. Jean Braves
Independent NegroNo ClassificationAsheville Blues, Detroit Wolves, Harlem Globetrotters, Havana Las Palomas, Nashville Cubs
Northwest LeagueNo Classification