Abilene Apaches

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The Abilene Apaches joined the West Texas-New Mexico League in 1939. However, just past the halfway point of the season, the club left Abilene and moved to Borger, Texas.

Year-by-Year Record[edit]

Year Record Finish Manager Playoffs
1939 61-76 overall -- Fincher Withers -- Team moved to Borger July 9

The Apaches migrated into Texas in the 16th Century, learned how to ride the horse brought by the Spaniards, and were forced to battle the Spaniards, Commanche, Mexicans and Americans. Source: Baseball Team Names, 1869-2012. McFarland Publishing (2012).