Eastern Shore League

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The Eastern Shore Baseball League was a class D minor league baseball league that operated on the Delmarva Peninsula for parts of three different decades.wikipedia
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Don Zimmer

Future major leaguers who played in the ESBL include notables such as: Frank "Home Run" Baker, Mickey Cochrane, Jimmie Foxx, Mickey Vernon, and Don Zimmer.
Zimmer began his career in 1949 with the Cambridge Dodgers of the Class-D Eastern Shore League.

Centreville, Maryland

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It hosts the Queen Anne's County Fair each summer and was home to three franchises during the existence of the Eastern Shore Baseball League—the Colts, Red Sox, and Orioles.

Cambridge Dodgers

The Cambridge Dodgers were a "Class D" Minor League Baseball team, based in Cambridge, Maryland that played in the Eastern Shore League from 1946–1949 as an affiliate of the Brooklyn Dodgers.

Cambridge, Maryland

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Four different teams in the old Eastern Shore Baseball Leaguethe Canners, Cardinals, Clippers, and Dodgerswere located in Cambridge.

Easton, Maryland

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The town was home to four franchises of the Eastern Shore Baseball League — the Farmers, Browns, Cubs, and Yankees.

Crisfield, Maryland

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The city also had a baseball team before long: the Crisfield Crabbers, who played in the Eastern Shore Baseball League.

Salisbury, Maryland

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The Eastern Shore Baseball Hall of Fame at Arthur W. Perdue Stadium in Salisbury, Maryland, pays homage to ESBL players and locals who made the major leagues.
The Eastern Shore Baseball League was headquartered in Salisbury; two franchises—the Salisbury Cardinals and the Salisbury Indians—called the city home.

Home Run Baker

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Future major leaguers who played in the ESBL include notables such as: Frank "Home Run" Baker, Mickey Cochrane, Jimmie Foxx, Mickey Vernon, and Don Zimmer.
Following his retirement as a player, Baker managed the Easton Farmers of the Eastern Shore League during the 1924 and 1925 seasons.

Laurel, Delaware

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It once hosted the Laurel Blue Hens of the Eastern Shore Baseball League.

Dover Phillies

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The Dover Phillies were a minor league baseball team that played in Dover, Delaware as part of the Eastern Shore League.

Federalsburg, Maryland

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Federalsburg was host to three Eastern Shore Baseball League minor league teams – the Athletics, Little A's, and Feds.

Parksley Spuds

They played in the Eastern Shore League between 1922 and 1928, the entire run of the league's initial incarnation.

Dover, Delaware

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Historically, Dover hosted a farm team of the Philadelphia Phillies in the Eastern Shore Baseball League.

Seaford, Delaware

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It hosted the Seaford Eagles of the Eastern Shore Baseball League.

Pocomoke City Chicks

They played in the Class-D Eastern Shore League from 1922 to 1940.

Salisbury Indians

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The team began operation in 1922 as a founding member of the Eastern Shore League, which operated out of cities on the Delmarva Peninsula.

Milford Red Sox

The Milford Red Sox were a minor league baseball team that played in Milford, Delaware as part of the Eastern Shore League.

Pocomoke City, Maryland

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In the past, Pocomoke City held a franchise in the Eastern Shore Baseball League, at times hosting the Salamanders, the Red Sox, and the Chicks.

Parksley, Virginia

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Parksley was home to the Parksley Spuds, a team which played in the Eastern Shore Baseball League.

Minor League Baseball

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The Eastern Shore Baseball League was a class D minor league baseball league that operated on the Delmarva Peninsula for parts of three different decades.

Delmarva Peninsula

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The Eastern Shore Baseball League was a class D minor league baseball league that operated on the Delmarva Peninsula for parts of three different decades.

Maryland

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The league's first season was in 1922 and the last was in 1949, although the years were not consecutive, and featured teams from Maryland, Delaware, and Virginia.

Delaware

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The league's first season was in 1922 and the last was in 1949, although the years were not consecutive, and featured teams from Maryland, Delaware, and Virginia.

Virginia

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The league's first season was in 1922 and the last was in 1949, although the years were not consecutive, and featured teams from Maryland, Delaware, and Virginia.

Mickey Cochrane

Gordon Stanley "Mickey" Cochrane
Future major leaguers who played in the ESBL include notables such as: Frank "Home Run" Baker, Mickey Cochrane, Jimmie Foxx, Mickey Vernon, and Don Zimmer.