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Kitty League

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Between 1903 and 1955, the Kentucky-Illinois-Tennessee League better known as the Kitty League brought minor-league baseball to fans throughout Kentucky, Tennessee, Illinois, and Indiana. Supporting teams with such colorful nicknames as the Hoppers, Oilers, Clothiers, Egyptians, and Miners, the league produced many great players, such as Tony Kubek, Chuck Tanner, and Don McMahon, who enjoyed solid major-league careers. It also produced future Hall of Famers Edd Roush and Red Schoendienst. The Kitty League also provided major-league veterans like Earl Browne, Hod Lisenbee, and Vito Tamulis the chance to keep playing the game they loved.

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