Greenwood Dodgers

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Greenwood Dodgers
19341952
Greenwood, Mississippi
Class-level
Previous Class C (1934-1940, 1947-1952)
Minor league affiliations
League Cotton States League (1936-1940, 1947-1952)
Previous leagues
East Dixie League (1934-1935)
Major league affiliations
Previous
Minor league titles
League titles 2 (1939, 1947)
Team data
Previous names
  • Greenwood Dodgers (1947-1952)
  • Greenwood Chocktaws (1940)
  • Greenwood Crackers (1939)
  • Greenwood Dodgers (1938)
  • Greenwood Giants (1937)
  • Greenwood Chiefs (1934-1936)

The Greenwood Dodgers were a minor league baseball team, affiliated with the Brooklyn Dodgers that was based in Greenwood, MS. They played in the Cotton States League and operated from 1934-1940 and 1947 and 1952. The team won the league championship in 1947.

The team originated when the Shreveport Sports moved to Greenwood and became the Greenwood Chiefs in 1934. They changed their names to the Greenwood Giants in 1937, Greenwood Dodgers in 1937, Greenwood Crackers in 1939, Greenwood Chocktaws in 1940 and finally back to the Dodgers after a war hiatus ended in 1947.

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