Seasons

1935
1936
1937
1938

 

 

1935 Season

 

 

Champions

First Half: Lexington Giants
Second Half: Portageville Pirates

 

Overall Attendance:  Not available


Standings

First Half (May 22-July 9)

Club W L Pct. GB
Lexington Giants 24 19 .558 ---
Hopkinsville Hoppers 24 21 .533 1
Union City Greyhounds 23 21 .523 1.5
Jackson Generals 21 23 .477 3.5
Paducah Red Birds 20 24 .455 4.5
Portageville Pirates 19 23 .452 4.5


Second Half (July 00-September 2)

Club W L Pct. GB
x-Jackson Generals 29 19 .604 ---
x-Union City Greyhounds 26 22 .523 3
Portageville Pirates 25 23 .521 4
Hopkinsville Hoppers 22 24 .478 6
Paducah Red Birds 21 27 .438 8
Lexington Giants 19 27 .413 9

x-Jackson and Union City were disqualified for violating the league rule prohibiting more than three class players per club. Portageville was awarded the second half title.

 


Managers

 
Hopkinsville John Henry Suther
Jackson Tony Leidl, Joe Wesche, Wilbur Bickham
Lexington John Antonelli
Paducah George "Skin" Griffin, Fred Glass, 
Mel Ivy (interim), E.R. Jones
Portageville Pat Patterson, Dutch Welch
Union City Rip Fanning, Joe Fields, Ross Young

 


Postseason

Playoff: None

 


All-Star Game

None

 


Batting Leaders
Average Floyd Perryman Paducah .359
Games Louis Perryman Paducah 92
Runs Scored Harry (Red) Johnson Hopkinsville 79
Hits Elmer Hankins Lexington 116
Doubles John D. Webb Lexington 21
Triples James (Bull) Liddell Jackson 14
Home Runs Lee Keller Lexington 10
Runs Batted In Irwin (Spud) Wolfe Hopkinsville 58
Stolen Bases Carl Sikes Jackson 22

Pitching Leaders
ERA (Estimated) Gene Nichols Portageville 2.38
Victories Gene Nichols Portageville 13
Games Allen (Shorty) Hayes Union City 32
Complete Games Joe Wesche Jackson 17
Strikeouts Allen (Shorty) Hayes Union City 161
Innings Pitched Allen (Shorty) Hayes Union City 205
Bases on Balls Cecil Hutson Lexington 56
Shutouts Jett Mason Paducah 3

 


Postseason All- Star Team

 
Position Player Club
First Base Glenn Burns Lexington
Second Base Carl Sikes Jackson
Third Base Buster Morgan Hopkinsville
Shortstop Clyde Martin Portageville
Outfield Joe Grace Paducah
Outfield Bull Liddell Jackson
Outfield Floyd Perryman Paducah
Catcher Bill Scheele Portageville
Pitcher Joe Wesche Jackson
Pitcher Gerald Veach Paducah
Utility Elmer Hankins Lexington
Manager Innes (Rip) Fanning Union City

 

 

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