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1948 Minor League Baseball League Encyclopedia

Year Index / Affiliations / Map of Teams / Batting Leaders / Pitching Leaders / Other Years: 1947 / 1949

League-by-League Batting

RkLgLevTmsBatAgeR/GGPAABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOBAOBPSLGOPSTBGDPHBPSHSFIBB
70American LeagueMajor League829.04.73123648313421555841112121846450710550136328852304304.266.349.382.731160881058179749
71National LeagueMajor League828.14.43123847493422565487110221840384845508944944064729.261.333.383.71616165878163668
72Negro American LeagueNegro Majors60.0
73Negro National LeagueNegro Majors60.0
7American AssociationAAA828.55.48122847587414976726115562010480921619456853035377.278.363.417.78017289212575
8International LeagueAAA826.84.791222449743909858591017216493681037538449350405303.260.347.401.74815668176660
9Pacific Coast LeagueAAA830.24.631516566925040370151393924463151007653864551745959.277.347.398.74420036237878
5Southern AssociationAA827.4
6Texas LeagueAA826.4
1Central LeagueA625.1
2Eastern LeagueA825.1
3South Atlantic LeagueA825.0
4Western LeagueA623.8
10Big State LeagueB827.1
11Colonial LeagueB625.7
12Illinois-Indiana-Iowa LeagueB823.0
13Interstate LeagueB823.4
14New England LeagueB823.3
15Piedmont LeagueB624.1
16Southeastern LeagueB826.1
17Tri-State LeagueB824.5
18Western International LeagueB825.0
19Arizona-Texas LeagueC623.8
20Border LeagueC624.8
21California LeagueC822.8
22Canadian-American LeagueC823.5
23Carolina LeagueC825.4
24Central AssociationC622.1
25Cotton States LeagueC824.0
26Florida International LeagueC826.2
27Lone Star LeagueC825.9
28Middle Atlantic LeagueC823.0
29Northern LeagueC822.0
30Pioneer LeagueC822.7
31Sunset LeagueC623.3140
32West Texas-New Mexico LeagueC825.4
33Western AssociationC823.0130
34Alabama State LeagueD822.7
35Appalachian LeagueD822.3
36Blue Ridge LeagueD622.7
37Coastal Plain LeagueD825.4
38Eastern Shore LeagueD821.5
39Evangeline LeagueD823.9
40Far West LeagueD820.7109
41Florida State LeagueD823.3
42Georgia State LeagueD623.4
43Georgia-Alabama LeagueD823.1
44Georgia-Florida LeagueD822.3
45Illinois State LeagueD621.4
46Kansas-Oklahoma-Missouri LeagueD820.9
47Kentucky-Illinois-Tennessee LeagueD822.0
48Longhorn LeagueD823.2
49Mountain States LeagueD622.4
50North Atlantic LeagueD822.2
51North Carolina State LeagueD824.7
52Ohio-Indiana LeagueD821.3
53Pennsylvania-Ontario-New York LeagueD821.5
54Sooner State LeagueD821.4
55Tobacco State LeagueD823.2
56Virginia LeagueD623.5
57Western Carolina LeagueD823.8
58Wisconsin State LeagueD820.9
59Cuban LeagueForeign
60Japanese Baseball LeagueForeign827.33.53112041527379303949919013983543913552128963430223125.242.300.329.629124691274480
61Canal Zone LeagueWinter4
62Cuban Winter LeagueWinter4
63Mexican Pacific Winter LeagueWinter
64Panama Winter LeagueWinter4
65Puerto Rican Winter LeagueWinter6
66Venezuelan Winter LeagueWinter4
75All-American Girls Professional Baseball LeagueWomen's100.0
67Mexican LeagueIndependent621.0
68Provincial LeagueIndependent627.4
69Quebec Provincial LeagueIndependent
74Independent NegroNo Classification40.0

League-by-League Pitching

RkLgLevTmsPAgeR/GWLW-L%ERAGGSGFCGSHOSVIPHRERHRBBIBBSOHBPBKWPBFWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9SO/W
67American LeagueMajor League828.34.73615615.5004.29123612367924447517310976.111209584152327105229430417930233482951.4989.20.64.33.50.82
68National LeagueMajor League828.94.43615615.5003.95123812387854537314110955.211022548748148454406472916317200474931.4089.10.73.63.91.07
69Negro American LeagueNegro Majors6
70Negro National LeagueNegro Majors6
7American AssociationAAA827.85.48614614.500122812286726
8International LeagueAAA827.1606606.50012221222
9Pacific Coast LeagueAAA831.64.63752752.500151615167015
5Southern AssociationAA826.7
6Texas LeagueAA827.3
1Central LeagueA624.9
2Eastern LeagueA823.9
3South Atlantic LeagueA824.8
4Western LeagueA623.7
10Big State LeagueB828.2
11Colonial LeagueB624.6
12Illinois-Indiana-Iowa LeagueB822.8
13Interstate LeagueB823.4
14New England LeagueB823.2
15Piedmont LeagueB624.0
16Southeastern LeagueB826.1
17Tri-State LeagueB823.6
18Western International LeagueB825.4
19Arizona-Texas LeagueC624.2
20Border LeagueC623.6
21California LeagueC822.2
22Canadian-American LeagueC822.3
23Carolina LeagueC824.5
24Central AssociationC621.4
25Cotton States LeagueC823.8
26Florida International LeagueC826.1
27Lone Star LeagueC826.3
28Middle Atlantic LeagueC821.9
29Northern LeagueC822.1
30Pioneer LeagueC821.5
31Sunset LeagueC622.34397.307140140
32West Texas-New Mexico LeagueC824.1
33Western AssociationC822.14387.331130130
34Alabama State LeagueD821.2
35Appalachian LeagueD822.1
36Blue Ridge LeagueD623.1
37Coastal Plain LeagueD824.2
38Eastern Shore LeagueD820.7
39Evangeline LeagueD823.8
40Far West LeagueD820.63871.349109109
41Florida State LeagueD823.6
42Georgia State LeagueD623.0
43Georgia-Alabama LeagueD822.0
44Georgia-Florida LeagueD821.3
45Illinois State LeagueD621.0
46Kansas-Oklahoma-Missouri LeagueD820.9
47Kentucky-Illinois-Tennessee LeagueD822.8
48Longhorn LeagueD822.0
49Mountain States LeagueD622.9
50North Atlantic LeagueD821.9
51North Carolina State LeagueD822.9
52Ohio-Indiana LeagueD820.9
53Pennsylvania-Ontario-New York LeagueD820.4
54Sooner State LeagueD820.6
55Tobacco State LeagueD822.6
56Virginia LeagueD622.9
57Western Carolina LeagueD825.3
58Wisconsin State LeagueD819.8
59Japanese Baseball LeagueForeign826.63.53538538.5002.791120112044667413010089.29190394931313913022031251272360415701.2108.20.32.72.81.03
60Canal Zone LeagueWinter4
61Cuban Winter LeagueWinter4
62Panama Winter LeagueWinter4
63Puerto Rican Winter LeagueWinter6
64Venezuelan Winter LeagueWinter4
72All-American Girls Professional Baseball LeagueWomen's10
65Mexican LeagueIndependent633.0
66Provincial LeagueIndependent6
71Independent NegroNo Classification4

League-by-League Fielding

RkLgLevTmsGCGPOAEDPFld%PBSBCSCS%lgCS%POAttendance
67American LeagueMajor League81236329361374511001351.9778036328844%335,564
68National LeagueMajor League81238328461358512561118.9749744929840%
69Negro American LeagueNegro Majors6
70Negro National LeagueNegro Majors6
7American AssociationAAA81228313791291016361168.964126
8International LeagueAAA81222304491264813471133.97086
9Pacific Coast LeagueAAA81516387131683015801464.972112
5Southern AssociationAA8
6Texas LeagueAA8
1Central LeagueA6
2Eastern LeagueA8
3South Atlantic LeagueA8
4Western LeagueA6
10Big State LeagueB8
11Colonial LeagueB6
12Illinois-Indiana-Iowa LeagueB8
13Interstate LeagueB8
14New England LeagueB8
15Piedmont LeagueB6
16Southeastern LeagueB8
17Tri-State LeagueB8
18Western International LeagueB8
19Arizona-Texas LeagueC6
20Border LeagueC6
21California LeagueC8
22Canadian-American LeagueC8
23Carolina LeagueC8
24Central AssociationC6
25Cotton States LeagueC8
26Florida International LeagueC8
27Lone Star LeagueC8
28Middle Atlantic LeagueC8
29Northern LeagueC8
30Pioneer LeagueC8
31Sunset LeagueC6140
32West Texas-New Mexico LeagueC8
33Western AssociationC8130
34Alabama State LeagueD8
35Appalachian LeagueD8
36Blue Ridge LeagueD6
37Coastal Plain LeagueD8
38Eastern Shore LeagueD8
39Evangeline LeagueD8
40Far West LeagueD8109
41Florida State LeagueD8
42Georgia State LeagueD6
43Georgia-Alabama LeagueD8
44Georgia-Florida LeagueD8
45Illinois State LeagueD6
46Kansas-Oklahoma-Missouri LeagueD8
47Kentucky-Illinois-Tennessee LeagueD8
48Longhorn LeagueD8
49Mountain States LeagueD6
50North Atlantic LeagueD8
51North Carolina State LeagueD8
52Ohio-Indiana LeagueD8
53Pennsylvania-Ontario-New York LeagueD8
54Sooner State LeagueD8
55Tobacco State LeagueD8
56Virginia LeagueD6
57Western Carolina LeagueD8
58Wisconsin State LeagueD8
59Japanese Baseball LeagueForeign81120
60Canal Zone LeagueWinter4
61Cuban Winter LeagueWinter4
62Panama Winter LeagueWinter4
63Puerto Rican Winter LeagueWinter6
64Venezuelan Winter LeagueWinter4
72All-American Girls Professional Baseball LeagueWomen's10
65Mexican LeagueIndependent6
66Provincial LeagueIndependent6
71Independent NegroNo Classification4

Pro Baseball Map for 1948

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 Eagles, Fort Worth Cats, Houston Buffaloes, Oklahoma City Indians, San Antonio Missions, Shreveport Sports, Tulsa Oilers
Central LeagueADayton Indians, Flint Arrows, Fort Wayne Generals, Grand Rapids Jets, Muskegon Clippers, Saginaw Bears
Eastern LeagueAAlbany Senators, Binghamton Triplets, Elmira Pioneers, Hartford Chiefs, Scranton Red Sox, Utica Blue Sox, Wilkes-Barre Indians, 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 Rockets, Sherman-Denison Twins, Texarkana Bears, Waco Pirates, Wichita Falls Spudders
Colonial LeagueBBridgeport Bees, New Brunswick/Kingston Hubs, Port Chester Clippers, Poughkeepsie Chiefs, Stamford Pioneers, Waterbury Timers
Illinois-Indiana-Iowa LeagueBDanville Dodgers, Davenport Pirates, 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 Reds, Trenton Giants, Wilmington Blue Rocks, York White Roses
New England LeagueBFall River Indians, Lynn Red Sox, Manchester Yankees, Nashua Dodgers, Pawtucket Slaters, Portland Pilots, Providence Grays, Springfield Cubs
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, Florence Steelers, Knoxville Smokies, Rock Hill Chiefs, Spartanburg Peaches
Western International LeagueBBremerton Bluejackets, Salem Senators, Spokane Indians, Tacoma Tigers, Vancouver Capilanos, Victoria Athletics, Wenatchee Chiefs, Yakima Packers
Arizona-Texas LeagueCBisbee-Douglas Miners, El Paso Texans, Globe-Miami Browns, Juarez Indios, Phoenix Senators, Tucson Cowboys
Border LeagueCAuburn Cayugas, Geneva Robins, Kingston Ponies, Ogdensburg Maples, Ottawa Senators, 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, Martinsville A's, Raleigh Capitals, Reidsville Luckies, Winston-Salem Cardinals
Central AssociationCBurlington Indians, Clinton Cubs, Hannibal Pilots, Keokuk Pirates, Moline/Kewanee A's, Rockford Rox
Cotton States LeagueCClarksdale Planters, El Dorado Oilers, Greenville Bucks, Greenwood Dodgers, Helena Seaporters, Hot Springs Bathers, Natchez Indians, Pine Bluff Cardinals
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, Gladewater Bears, Henderson Oilers, Kilgore Drillers, Longview Texans, Lufkin Foresters, Marshall Tigers, Tyler Trojans
Middle Atlantic LeagueCButler Yankees, Erie Sailors, Johnstown Johnnies, New Castle Chiefs, 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 LeagueCBillings Mustangs, Boise Pilots, Great Falls Electrics, Idaho Falls Russets, Ogden Reds, Pocatello Cardinals, Salt Lake City Bees, Twin Falls Cowboys
Sunset LeagueCAnaheim/San Bernardino Valencias, El Centro Imperials, Las Vegas Wranglers, Mexicali Aguilas, Reno Silver Sox, Riverside Rubes
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/Springfield 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 Pirates, Ozark Eagles, Troy Tigers
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, Leaksville-Draper-Spray Triplets/Abingdon, Mount Airy Graniteers, North Wilkesboro Flashers, Radford Rockets, Wytheville Pioneers
Coastal Plain LeagueDGoldsboro Goldbugs, Greenville Greenies, Kinston Eagles, New Bern Bears, Roanoke Rapids Jays, Rocky Mount Leafs, Tarboro A's, 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, Lafayette Bulls, New Iberia Pelicans, Thibodaux Giants
Far West LeagueDKlamath Falls Gems, Marysville Braves, Medford Nuggets, Oroville Red Sox, Pittsburg/Roseville Diamonds, Redding Browns, Santa Rosa Pirates, Willows Cardinals
Florida State LeagueDDaytona Beach Islanders, DeLand Red Hats, Gainesville G-Men, Leesburg Pirates, Orlando Senators, Palatka Azaleas, Sanford Giants, St. Augustine Saints
Georgia State LeagueDBaxley Red Sox, Douglas Rebels, Eastman Dodgers, Fitzgerald Pioneers, Sparta Saints, Vidalia-Lyons Twins
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 A's, 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 Pirates, Carthage Cardinals, Chanute Giants, Independence Yankees, Iola Indians, 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, Del Rio Cowboys, Midland Indians, Odessa Oilers, San Angelo Colts, Sweetwater Sports, Vernon Dusters
Mountain States LeagueDHarlan Smokies, Jenkins Cavaliers, Morristown Red Sox, Newport Canners, Oak Ridge/Hazard Bombers, Pennington Gap Miners
North Atlantic LeagueDBloomingdale Troopers, Carbondale Pioneers, Lansdale Dukes, Mahanoy City Brewers, Nazareth Barons, Nyack Rocklands, Peekskill Highlanders, Stroudsburg Poconos
North Carolina State LeagueDAlbemarle Rockets, Concord Weavers, Hickory Rebels, High Point-Thomasville Hi-Toms, Lexington A's, Mooresville Moors, Salisbury Pirates, Statesville Owls
Ohio-Indiana LeagueDLima Terriers, Marion Cubs, Muncie Reds, Newark Yankees, Portsmouth A's, Richmond Roses, Springfield Giants, Zanesville Dodgers
Pennsylvania-Ontario-New York LeagueDBatavia Clippers, Bradford Blue Wings, Hamilton Cardinals, Hornell Maple Leafs, Jamestown Falcons, Lockport Reds, Olean Oilers, Wellsville Nitros
Sooner State LeagueDAda Herefords, Ardmore Indians, Chickasha Chiefs, Duncan Cementers, Lawton Giants, McAlester Rockets, Pauls Valley Raiders, 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
Virginia LeagueDBlackstone Barristers, Emporia Nationals, Franklin Cubs, Lawrenceville Cardinals, Petersburg Generals, Suffolk Goobers
Western Carolina LeagueDForest City Owls, Hendersonville Skylarks, Lenoir Red Sox, Lincolnton Cardinals, Marion Marauders, Morganton Aggies, Newton-Conover Twins, Shelby Farmers
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, Kyuei Flyers, Nankai Hawks, Osaka Tigers, Taiyo Robins, Yomiuri Giants
Canal Zone LeagueWinterBalboa, Colon, Cristobal, Diablo Heights
Cuban Winter LeagueWinterAlmendares, Cienfuegos, Havana, Marianao
Mexican Pacific Winter LeagueWinter
Panama Winter LeagueWinterC.P.R. Radiomen, Carta Vieja Yankees, Cerveceria Brewers, Chesterfield Smokers
Puerto Rican Winter LeagueWinterAguadilla, Caguas, Mayaguez, Ponce, San Juan, Santurce
Venezuelan Winter LeagueWinterCerveceria Caracas, Magallanes, Vargas, Venezuela
All-American Girls Professional Baseball LeagueWomen'sChicago Colleens, Fort Wayne Daisies, Grand Rapids Chicks, Kenosha Comets, Muskegon Lassies, Peoria Redwings, Racine Belles, Rockford Peaches,
South Bend Blue Sox, Springfield Sallies
Mexican LeagueIndependentMexico City Diablos Rojos, Monterrey Industriales, Puebla Angeles, San Luis Potosi Tuneros, Tampico Alijadores, Veracruz Azules
Provincial LeagueIndependentDrummondville Cubs, Farnham Pirates, Granby Red Sox, Sherbrooke Athletics, St. Hyacinthe Saints, St. Jean Braves
Quebec Provincial LeagueIndependent
Independent NegroNo ClassificationAtlanta Black Crackers, Cincinnati Crescents, Greensboro Red Wings, Harlem Globetrotters