Copper Country Soo League
In 1905 there was a class D league with four teams that was known as the Copper Country Soo League. The league first attempted a merger with the Northern League on June 1, but it was unsuccessful and both leagues went back to their regular schedules. The next year the merger with the Northern League was successful, and the union produced the Northern-Copper Country League in 1906.
- Hancock, MI: Hancock Infants
- Lake Linden, MI: Lake Linden Lakers
- Laurium, MI: Calumet Aristocrats
- Sault Ste. Marie, MI: Sault Ste. Marie Soos
Teams & Statistics
1905 Copper Country Soo League
President: Dr. G.W. Orr
|Calumet Aristocrats||61||36||.629||-||Charles Fichtel|
|Lake Linden Lakers||57||36||.613||2||Percy Glass|
|Hancock Infants||38||58||.396||22.5||John Condon / Charles Rodgers|
|Sault Ste. Marie Soos #||29||55||.345||25.5||Billy Earle|
# Sault Ste. Marie disbanded August 22.
There was a short lived merger of the Copper Country-Soo and Northern Leagues which began June 1st.
The newly formed league was called the "Northern Copper Country-Soo League. The first official game took place June 1st between the Duluth and Lake Linden clubs. The merger ended July 28th and the two leagues resumed their old schedules. The following cities were NOT represented in this league: Salut Ste Marie, Crookston and St Cloud.
Playoff: Lake Linden 4 games, Calumet 0.
The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball: Second Edition.