Topeka, Kansas Encyclopedia

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Alabama (573 tms)

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Connecticut (452 tms)

Delaware (92 tms)

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Virginia (952 tms)

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Wisconsin (634 tms)

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Aguascalientes (54 tms)

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Campeche (57 tms)

Chihuahua (47 tms)

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Coahuila (176 tms)

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Guanajuato (64 tms)

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Puebla (68 tms)

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Sinaloa (278 tms)

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Tabasco (58 tms)

Tamaulipas (136 tms)

Veracruz (192 tms)

Yucatan (59 tms)

Zacatecas (24 tms)

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Panama (81 tms)

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Taiwan (165 tms)

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Topeka, Kansas

Topeka, Kansas Table
Year Lg Lev Tm W L W-L%
2016Pecos LeagueIndependentTopeka Train Robbers2833.459
1961Illinois-Indiana-Iowa LeagueBTopeka Reds7950.612
1960Illinois-Indiana-Iowa LeagueBTopeka Reds6474.464
1959Illinois-Indiana-Iowa LeagueBTopeka Hawks6956.552
1958Western LeagueATopeka Hawks6582.442
1957Western LeagueATopeka Hawks8764.576
1956Western LeagueATopeka Hawks7068.507
1954Western AssociationCTopeka Owls8751.630
1953Western AssociationCTopeka Owls7862.557
1952Western AssociationCTopeka Owls6376.453
1951Western AssociationCTopeka Owls7444.627
1950Western AssociationCTopeka Owls5881.417
1949Western AssociationCTopeka Owls7761.558
1948Western AssociationCTopeka Owls
1947Western AssociationCTopeka Owls8355.601
1946Western AssociationCTopeka Owls
1942Western AssociationCTopeka Owls
1941Western AssociationCTopeka Owls
1940Western AssociationCTopeka Owls
1939Western AssociationCTopeka Owls
1934Western LeagueATopeka Senators
1933Western LeagueATopeka Senators
1932Western AssociationCJoplin Miners/Topeka Jayhawks3838.500
1931Western LeagueATopeka Senators
1930Western LeagueATopeka Senators
1929Western LeagueATopeka Jayhawks
1928Western AssociationCTopeka Jayhawks
1927Western AssociationCTopeka Jayhawks
1926Southwestern LeagueDTopeka Senators
1925Southwestern LeagueDTopeka Senators
1924Western AssociationCTopeka Senators
1923Southwestern LeagueCTopeka Kaws
1922Southwestern LeagueCTopeka Kaws
1916Western LeagueATopeka Savages
1915Western LeagueATopeka Jayhawks
1914Western LeagueATopeka Jayhawks6897.412
1913Western LeagueATopeka Jayhawks
1912Western LeagueATopeka Jayhawks
1911Western LeagueATopeka Jayhawks
1910Western LeagueATopeka Jayhawks
1909Western LeagueATopeka Jayhawks
1908Western AssociationCTopeka White Sox8950.640
1907Western AssociationCTopeka White Sox
1906Western AssociationCTopeka White Sox
1905Western AssociationCTopeka White Sox
1904Missouri Valley LeagueCTopeka Saints
1898Kansas State LeagueNo ClassificationTopeka Giants
1897Kansas State LeagueNo ClassificationTopeka Colts
1895Kansas State LeagueIndependentTopeka Giants
1893Western AssociationNo ClassificationTopeka Capitols
1887Western LeagueNo ClassificationTopeka
1886Western LeagueNo ClassificationTopeka Capitals

About the Register Data

Historical performance data for professional leagues (affiliated minor leagues, independent minor leagues, fall/winter leagues, and other international leagues) is provided by and licensed from 24-7 Baseball and Chadwick Baseball Bureau. It incorporates the work of many stalwart baseball researchers, including Cliff Blau, Art Cantu, Frank Hamilton, Reed Howard, Kevin Johnson, Bob McConnell, Jack Morris, and Ray Nemec, as well as members of the Minor Leagues Committee of the Society for American Baseball Research.

Perhaps most importantly, it builds upon the seminal work of Ed Washuta, who magnanimously provided the framework to make the whole thing possible.

Minor league Total Zone (Rctch&Rtz, 2005-2009) data provided by and

About the Negro League Data


This data comes from two sources. 1) The Negro Leagues Researchers and Authors Group put together by the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum thanks to a grant provided by Major League Baseball. 2) Gary Ashwill and his collaborators.

The Hall of Fame data is found for the years 1920-1948 and the Ashwill data is found from 1904-1919. Many statistics are incomplete due to ongoing research and/or limitations in published sources, so please be assured that we are aware there are issues with the data and will continue to work with our data providers to improve the data that appears here.

The Hall of Fame dataset

This data is constructed from the best available information as provided by Larry Lester, Wayne Stivers and Dick Clark of the Negro Leagues Researchers and Authors Group. It contains data culled from newspaper boxscores, covering league sanctioned games from 1920 to 1948, which was produced for a study sponsored by Major League Baseball and the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum. It reflects totals as compiled by the NLRAG up to 2006. As new credible information is continually unearthed, these numbers will continue to change.

Baseball-Reference and the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum would like to acknowledge Major League Baseball for funding this study, along with the Negro Leagues Researchers and Authors Group for their extensive efforts to collect the raw data and construct the most comprehensive database of Negro Leagues Baseball statistics.  Under the direction of Larry Lester, Wayne Stivers and Dick Clark, this database is the largest dataset ever made publically available and we wish to express our gratitude for all their efforts to help rebuild this lost statistical history.

The Ashwill Negro Leagues Database

Playing statistics and biographical data on the Negro leagues (all pre-1920) and early Latin American professional baseball is licensed from and provided by the Negro Leagues Database, a project organized by Gary Ashwill with the participation of many historians of Negro league and Latin American baseball.

The database is a work in progress, and will include more seasons as development continues. It appears in its original form at

Playing statistics and biographical data for this portion of our dataset (The Negro Leagues Database) are all copyright 2013 by Gary Ashwill. All rights reserved.


Note that our records are missing thousands of players who played in the Negro Leagues for minor league teams, independent teams, barnstorming teams or even Negro major league teams. We will bring their records to light as soon as suitable records are available for those players.

Details about our NLB Data