Pennyrile League

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The Pennyrile League was a Non-Signatory League, that lasted for just over a month in 1896, consisting of four teams in Kentucky. League play started on May 11, with the league disbanding on June 18, when it reorganized itself into a six team league called the Kentucky-Indiana League.

Cities Represented[edit]

Teams and Statistics[edit]


1896 Pennyrile League

Team Standings W L PCT GB Managers
Hopkinsville 14 8 .636 - Hugh Galbraith
Owensboro Corncrackers 15 9 .625 - Sheriden
Madisonville 10 12 .455 4 Jacob Aydelotte
Henderson 7 17 .292 8 Lawrence/Phillip Reccius


The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball: Third edition