Sooner State League

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Sooner State League
Sport Baseball
Country  United States
Inaugural season 1947
Folded 1957
Class D

The Sooner State League was a minor league baseball league that operated from 1947 through 1957. The league owners kept it alive in 1958, anticipating a return to play in 1959. However, when only Ardmore and Paris, Texas, were able to secure working agreements, the League folded on February 12, 1959. It was the last Class D league west of the Mississippi River. The league was based primarily in Oklahoma.

Member teams[edit]


The following teams were members of the Sooner State League (in alphabetical order):

Notable executives[edit]

  • Jack Mealey (born 1899) – minor league baseball catcher, who also managed in the minor leagues and served as president of the Sooner State League


  • Pierce, Peter G., Baseball in the Cross Timbers: The Story of the Sooner State League (Oklahoma Heritage Association 2009)
  • The Sooner State League