Sioux City Packers

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The Sioux City Packers was the primary name of the minor league baseball team based in Sioux City, Iowa playing in various seasons between 1888 and 1960.

Sioux City Packers
18881960
(57 Seasons)
Sioux City, Iowa
Class-level
PreviousSingle-A, Class D, Class B
Minor league affiliations
Previous leagues
Western League (1960–1973)
Major league affiliations
Previous
Team data
Nickname
BallparkEvans Park
The 1910 Sioux City Packers

HistoryEdit

Sioux City has a long professional baseball history. The team was known as the Sioux City Soos (1947-1958; 1940-19411; 1903-1904), Sioux City Cowboys (1934-1939), Sioux City Cardinals (1924), Sioux City Packers (1920-1923; 1905-1913), Sicoux City Indians (1914-1919), Sioux City Cornuskers (1894, 1900, 1902) and the Sioux City Huskers (1888-1891). Sioux City played in the Western League (1960–1973), Three-I League (1911-1932, 1946-1956), Central Association (1908-1910), Iowa State League (1907) and the Western Association (1884). Sioux City was an affiliate of the New York Giants (1947-1955), St. Louis Cardinals (1956, 1941 ), Kansas City A's (1959-1960) and the Detroit Tigers (1937, 1939).

Notable AlumniEdit

Baseball Hall of Fame Alumni


Notable alumni

  • Dick Howser (1959-1960) 2 x MLB All-Star; Manager: 1985 World Series Champion - Kansas City Royals

Year-by-year recordEdit

(from Baseball Reference Bullpen)

Year Record Finish Manager Playoffs
1905 80-68 4th Jack Carney none
1906 69-81 4th Jack Carney none
1907 56-90 6th Billy Hart none
1910 108-60 1st Babe Towne League Champs
1911 85-80 5th Babe Towne none
1912 74-85 6th George "Red" Andreas / Ducky Holmes none
1913 73-92 6th Ducky Holmes / Josh Clarke none
1920 63-88 7th George "Red" Andreas / Frank Metz none
1921 81-83 4th Frank Metz / George "Red" Andreas none
1922 86-79 5th Wally Mattick none
1923 59-105 7th Frank Metz / Eddie Palmer / Wray Query none

ReferencesEdit