Inland Empire League

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The Inland Empire League was a four-team class D league that operated in 1902 and 1908. It was based in the northwestern USA with teams in Oregon and Washington. The league disbanded on July 12 in 1908 due to extreme heat.

Cities Represented[edit]

Teams and Statistics[edit]


1902 Inland Empire League

Team Standings W L PCT GB Managers
Baker City Gold Diggers Bashe
La Grande Beetpullers Walsh / Black/ Ray
Pendleton Indians Cohen
Walla Walla Sharpshooters Sharpstein


1908 Inland Empire League
President: W.L. Thompson

Team Standings W L PCT GB Managers
La Grande Babes 19 12 .631 - O'Brien
Baker Nuggets/Miners 15 15 .500 3.5 Cryderman / Tatum
Walla Walla Walla Wallas 14 17 .452 5 Rogers
Pendleton Pets/Wheat Growers 14 18 .438 5.5 Lorimer / Hosier

The league disbanded July 12 due to extreme heat.


The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball: Second and Third Editions.