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The Central League was a minor league baseball league that operated sporadically from 1903–1917, 1920–1922, 1926, 1928–1930, 1934, and 1948–1951. In 1926, the league merged mid-season with the Michigan State League and played under that name for the remainder of the season.[1] The Central League later reformed in 1928.


Minor League class historyEdit

Before the current minor league baseball classification system was introduced in 1963, minor leagues/teams were classified from Class D up to Class Triple-A. The following is a list of the various classifications that the Central League had during its years of operation:

  • Class B: 1903–1917, 1920–1922, 1928–1930, 1932, 1934
  • Class C: 1926
  • Class A: 1948–1951

Former teamsEdit

The following are former teams that made up the Central League.


  1. ^ Ball Park Digest Archived October 22, 2007, at the Wayback Machine

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