Kitty League Baseball

Kitty League Baseball

The Kentucky-Illinois-Tennessee (Kitty) League was a Class D minor league baseball organization that fielded teams in Kentucky, Illinois, Indiana, Tennessee and Missouri between 1903 and 1955. Paducah was a charter member of the league in 1903. Includes player profiles, team photos and other league information.

What started out as simple curiousity about minor league baseball in my hometown of Jackson, Tennessee has grown into this website and my fascination with what was once labed as "the most colorful Class D league in organized baseball," the Kitty League.

The Kitty League brought the National Pastime to fans in Western and Central Kentucky, Southern Illinois and Indiana, Southeast Missouri, and West and Middle Tennessee for thirty years between 1903 and 1955. It produced many young players who enjoyed solid major league careers and gave veterans the opportunity to keep playing the game they loved.

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