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Western League of Professional Baseball Clubs
Sport Baseball
Founded February 11, 1885
Commissioner Ban Johnson (1894–1900)
Inaugural season 1885
Country(ies) United States
Continent North America
Ceased 1900
Last champion(s) White Stockings
Most championships Indianapolis (4)

The Western League of Professional Baseball Clubs, also called the Western League, was a minor league baseball league. It created on February 11, 1885. It focused on the Midwestern United States.

History

Before its most famous version in November 1893, the Western League existed in various forms. The League was created as a minor league on February 11, 1885. The original clubs were in IndianapolisKansas CityClevelandMilwaukeeToledo and Omaha/Keokuk, Iowa.

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