Seasons

1935
1936
1937
1938

 

1936 Season

 

Champions

First Half: Paducah Indians
Second Half: Union City Greyhounds


Overall Attendance: 
Not available

 


Standings

First Half (May 19-July 16)

Club W L Pct. GB
Paducah Indians 41 19 .683 ---
Union City Greyhounds 35 24 .593 5.5
Fulton Eagles 35 26 .574 6.5
Lexington Giants 32 30 .516 10
Jackson Generals 27 32 .458 13.5
Hopkinsville Hoppers 27 33 .450 14
Portageville Pirates 25 35 .417 16
Mayfield Clothiers 19 42 .311 22.5


Second Half (July 17-September 13)

Club W L Pct. GB
Union City Greyhounds 39 20 .661 ---
Lexington Giants 36 21 .632 2
Jackson Generals 34 24 .586 4.5
Paducah Indians 32 26 .552 6.5
Fulton Eagles 28 30 .483 10.5
Owensboro Pirates * 26 32 .448 12.5
Mayfield Clothiers 18 39 .316 20
Hopkinsville Hoppers 18 39 .316 20

* Portageville franchise transferred to Owensboro KY July 17

 


Managers

 
Fulton Norman "Kid" Elberfield
Hopkinsville Ralph McRight, Jesse Petty, Bud Adams, Lyle Judy
Jackson Wilbur Bickham, Dutch Welch
Lexington Rip Fanning, Dick Stewart (temp),
Johnny Antonelli
Mayfield Lester Sweetland, W.M. Robinson, 
Floyd C. "Rip" Wheeler
Paducah Ben Tincup
Portageville/
Owensboro
Hugh Wise
Union City Heinie Mueller, Robert W. Richards (temp),
Joseph Sugden, Fred Hofmann

 


Postseason

Playoffs:
Union City led Paducah 1 game to 0 when Paducah refused to continue, claiming Union City had ineligible players on its roster.

 


All-Star Game

July 29 at Paducah, Kentucky

 


Batting Leaders
Average Clyde Batts Fulton .382
Games Bill Shewey 120
J.A. Thompson 120
Runs Wayne Blackburn Paducah 128
Hits Clyde Batts Fulton 179
Doubles Bud Adams Hopkinsville 34
Triples Earl Hahn 28
Home Runs Joe Bestudik Paducah 17
Runs Batted In Joe Bestudik Paducah 133
Stolen Bases Wayne Blackburn Paducah 39

Pitching Leaders
ERA --- --- ---
Victories Dick Stewart Lexington 23
Games Elmer Wenning Fulton 48
Complete Games Jesse Webb Jackson 29
Strikeouts Jesse Webb Jackson 227
Innings Pitched Dick Stewart Lexington 274
Bases on Balls Dick Stewart Lexington 145
Shutouts

 


Postseason All- Star Team

 
First Base Gordon Swope Paducah
Second Base Wayne Blackburn Paducah
Third Base James Hoff Paducah
Shortstop Johnny Antonelli Lexington
Outfield Bill Shewey Union City
Outfield Bud Adams Hopkinsville
Outfield Averette Thompson Union City
Catcher Hugh Wise Portageville/Owensboro
Pitcher Jesse Webb Jackson
Pitcher John Swank Union City
Utility Robert Ricjards Union City
Manager Ben Tincup Paducah

 

 

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