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Encyclopedia > Southern League (baseball)

The Southern League is a minor league baseball league which operates in the Southern United States. The original league was formed in 1885, but it had to shut down in 1899. A new league, the Southern Association, was formed in 1900, consisting of twelve teams. The Association ended in 1961. In 1964, the South Atlantic League (also known as the SALLY), changed its name to the Southern League. This league has continued since. A Class A California League game in San Jose, California (1994) Minor baseball leagues are North American professional baseball leagues that compete at a level below that of Major League Baseball. ... 1885 is a common year starting on Thursday. ... 1899 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... The Southern Association was a higher-level minor league in American organized baseball from 1902 through 1961. ... 1900 (MCM) is a common year starting on Monday. ... 1961 (MCMLXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... For the Nintendo 64 emulator, see 1964 (Emulator). ...


The league is divided into two divisions. Before 2005, the divisions were East and West, but the move of the Greenville Braves to Mississippi after the 2004 season led to a realignment. The divisions are now North and South.


Member teams:

Historic teams: Florida Marlins National League AAA Albuquerque Isotopes AA Carolina Mudcats A Jupiter Hammerheads Greensboro Grasshoppers Jamestown Jammers R Gulf Coast Marlins The Carolina Mudcats are a minor league baseball team based near Raleigh, North Carolina. ... The Chattanooga Lookouts are a minor league baseball team based near Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA. They are named for nearby Lookout Mountain. ... The Huntsville Stars are a minor league baseball team based in Huntsville, Alabama. ... Arizona Diamondbacks National League AAA Tucson Sidewinders AA Tennessee Smokies A Lancaster JetHawks South Bend Silver Hawks Yakima Bears R Missoula Osprey The Tennessee Smokies are a minor league baseball team based near Knoxville, Tennessee. ... The West Tenn Diamond Jaxx is a minor league baseball team based in Jackson, Tennessee. ... The Birmingham Barons are a minor league baseball team based in Birmingham, Alabama. ... The Jacksonville Suns are a minor league baseball team that play in Jacksonville, Florida. ... Atlanta Braves National League AAA Richmond Braves AA Mississippi Braves A Myrtle Beach Pelicans Rome Braves R Danville Braves Orlando Braves The Mississippi Braves are a minor league baseball team based in Pearl, Mississippi, a suburb of Jackson. ... San Diego Padres National League AAA Portland Beavers AA Mobile BayBears A Lake Elsinore Storm Fort Wayne Wizards Eugene Emeralds R Peoria Padres The Mobile BayBears are a minor league baseball team based near Mobile, Alabama. ... Tampa Bay Devil Rays American League AAA Durham Bulls AA Montgomery Biscuits A Visalia Oaks Southwest Michigan Devil Rays Hudson Valley Renegades R Princeton Devil Rays The Montgomery Biscuits are a minor league baseball team based in Montgomery, Alabama. ...

See also: List of Southern League champions The Charlotte Knights are a minor league baseball team based in Charlotte, North Carolina. ... The Mobile Bears were a minor league baseball team based in Mobile, Alabama. ... The New Orleans Pelicans were a Minor league professional baseball team based in New Orleans, Louisiana. ... Categories: Baseball stubs | Minor league baseball teams | Alabama sports | Montgomery County, Alabama ... The Mississippi Braves are a minor league baseball team based in Pearl, Mississippi, a suburb of Jackson. ... Milwaukee Brewers National League AAA Nashville Sounds AA Huntsville Stars A Brevard County Manatees West Virginia Power R Arizona Brewers Helena Brewers Nashville Sounds The Nashville Sounds are a minor league baseball team of the Pacific Coast League. ... Past baseball champions in the Southern League: 1904 Macon 1905 Macon 1906 Savannah 1907 Charleston 1908 Jacksonville 1909 Chattanooga 1910 Columbus 1911 Columbus 1912 Jacksonville 1913 Savannah 1914 Savannah 1915 Columbia 1916 Augusta 1917 Columbia 1918 Not in operation 1919 Columbia 1920 Columbia 1921 Columbia 1922 Charleston 1923 Charlotte 1924...


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Southern League
Northern Division Southern Division
Carolina Mudcats | Chattanooga Lookouts | Huntsville Stars | Tennessee Smokies | West Tenn Diamond Jaxx Birmingham Barons | Jacksonville Suns | Mississippi Braves | Mobile BayBears | Montgomery Biscuits

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