Southern Michigan League

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The Southern Michigan League was a Minor League Baseball circuit which operated between 1906 and 1912. It was classified as a Class D league from 1906 to 1910 and as a Class C league from 1911 to 1912. After that, the league was known as the Southern Michigan Association between 1913 and 1915.

Tha Southern Michigan Association held a Class D status in 1913 and was given Class C recognition in 1914 and 1915. The Association closed up after the 1915 season.

Cities represented/teams[edit]

  • Jackson, Michigan
    • Jackson Convicts (1906-13)
    • Jackson Chiefs (1914)
    • Jackson Vets (1915)
  • Kalamazoo, Michigan
    • Kalamazoo White Sox (1906-08)
    • Kalamazoo Kazoos (1909-10, 1913-14)
    • Kalamazoo Celery Pickers (1911-12
  • Saginaw, Michigan
    • Saginaw (1906)
    • Saginaw Wa-was (1908-10)
    • Saginaw Krazy Kats (1911)
    • Saginaw Trailers (1912)
    • Saginaw Ducks (1913-15)
  • South Bend, Indiana
    • South Bend Benders (1914)
    • South Bend Factors (1915)

Pennant winners[edit]

  • 1906 - Mount Clemens Bathers
  • 1907 - Tecumseh
  • 1908 - Saginaw Wa-was
  • 1909 - Saginaw Wa-was
  • 1910 - Kalamazoo Kazoos
  • 1911 - Kalamazoo Celery Pickers
  • 1912 - Adrian Lions
  • 1913 - Battle Creek Crickets
  • 1914 - Bay City Beavers
  • 1915 - South Bend Factors

Hall of Fame alumni[edit]

Some players of note[edit]

Sources[edit]

  • Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, second edition, April 1997.