Abilene Eagles

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The Abilene Eagles began play in 1920 with the formation of the West Texas League. They captured the league's first two championships and finished in sixth place in 1922. After that season, the league folded, and the Eagles ended their brief existence. Fred Johnson played for the Eagles.

Year-by-Year Record[edit]

Year Record Finish Manager Playoffs
1920 70-50 1st Bugs Young / Ed Kizziar League Champs
1921 70-57 2nd Grady White / Hub Northen League Champs
1922 61-72 5th Charles Anderson

Eagles are found in Texas and newspapers liked the Abilene "Eagles" moniker. Source: Baseball Team Names, 1869-2012. McFarland Publishing (2012).