Dixie League 1933
SportMinor League Baseball
Inaugural season1933
Ceased1933
Replaced byEast Texas League
West Texas League
PresidentJ. Alvin Gardner (1933)
No. of teams9
CountryUnited States of America
Most titles1
Baton Rouge Solons (1933)
ClassificationClass C (1933)
Related
competitions
Dixie League (1916 baseball)

The Dixie League was a Class C level baseball league formed in 1933, with teams based in the US states of Louisiana, Texas, Mississippi, and Arkansas.

History

The 1933 eight–team Dixie League was under the direction of president J. Alvin Gardner. The Baton Rouge Solons won the 1933 league championship. After one season of competition, the Dixie League was split into the East Dixie and West Dixie leagues, both of them competing in the 1934 and 1935 seasons.[1]

Standings & Statistics

1933 Dixie League

schedule

Team Standings W L PCT GB Managers
Baton Rouge Solons 77 47 .621 Josh Billings
Shreveport Sports 74 49 .602 2.5 Gus Whelan /
Dutch Lorbeer
Jackson Senators 70 56 .556 8.0 Herschel Bobo
Henderson Oilers 64 61 .512 13.5 Art Phelan
Tyler Governors 59 65 .476 18.0 Wray Query
Waco Cubs /
Pine Bluff Judges
56 69 .448 21.5 Buddy Tanner
El Dorado Lions 49 74 .398 27.5 Dusty Boggess /
Joe Granade
Longview Cannibals 48 76 .387 29.0 Abe Bowman /
Joe Cantrell / Art Jahn

#Waco (24–38) moved to Pine Bluff June 27. The franchise folded August 22.
The six cancelled games were awarded to their opponents.
Playoffs: Baton Rouge 4 games, Shreveport 2, one tie.

Player Statistics
Player Team Stat Tot Player Team Stat Tot
George Brown Longview BA .360 Steve Larkin Shreveport W 22
Charles Gilbert Baton Rouge Runs 116 George Mills Tyler SO 143
Jimmy Dalrymple Henderson Hits 180 Gene McClung Baton Rouge ERA 2.34
Sam T. Jones Henderson RBI 105 Steve Larkin Shreveport PCT .759 22–7
Stormy Davis Waco/Pine Bluff HR 17

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References

  1. ^ Dixie League. baseball-reference.com, July 11, 2008
  2. ^ "Dixie League - BR Bullpen". www.baseball-reference.com.