Texas-Southern League

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The Texas-Southern League was an eight team league in 1895-1896. This would be the only years that the league would operate.

Cities Represented[edit]

Teams and Statistics[edit]

1895[edit]

1895 Texas-Southern League
Presidents: James C. McNealus / Charles P. Gregory

Team Standings W L PCT GB Managers
Dallas Steers 82 33 .713 - Ted Sullivan
Ft. Worth Panthers 77 39 .664 5.5 Thomas Richards / George Reilley / Ed Fernandez
Galveston Sand Crabs 72 47 .605 12 Bill Works /George Dermody
Sherman Orphans 53 64 .453 30 Legg / Frank Ryan / Mike O'Connor (minors) / William Douglass
Shreveport Grays # 58 38 .604 NA Pete Weckbecker / George Keefe / William Kennedy
Austin Senators # 32 63 .337 NA Joseph Schachern / John Brennan / Algie McBride
Houston Magnolias # 26 65 .286 NA W.G. Garson / W. H. McCormick / Ollie Pickering / Pop Matthews
San Antonio Missionaries # 21 72 .226 NA William Clare / George Reese / George Watkins / Red Cox / Gus Sherry / Gus Land

# Austin, Houston, San Antonio and Shreveport disbanded August 6.
Playoff:Ft. Worth led Dallas 7 games to 6 in a 15 game playoff when a dispute arose that ended the series. Ft. Worth was declared champion several months later.

Player Statistics
Player Team Stat Tot Player Team Stat Tot
Algie McBride Austin BA .444 Alex McFarlan Ft. Worth W 34
Ernest Hodge Dallas Runs 167 Frank Woodruff Dallas PCT 1.000; 11-0
Jack Killacky Dallas Hits 197
Charles Myers Shreveport/Galveston HR 15
William Blakey Galveston SB 103


Source[edit]

The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball: Second and Third Editions.