|Des Moines Hawkeyes||59||45||1 ½|
|Sioux City Cornhuskers||49||48||8|
|Omaha Omahogs||51||53||9 ½|
|St. Joseph Saints||51||58||12|
BA: Hines, Des Moines, .337
Hits: Dakin Miller, Kansas City, 153
HR's Dave Brain, St. Joseph, 13
Runs: Bill Hartman, Kansas City, 101
Wins: Henry Maupin, St. Joseph, 31
SO's: Fred Glade, Des Moines, 196
ERA: Parvin, Sioux City, 3.41
Pct: Bob Ewing, Kansas City, .808, 21-5
Ban Johnson discards the Western League moniker in favor of calling his new league "American Leauge" as he declares his new league a major league in competition with the established National League. The six cities discarded by Mr. Johnson form the Western League. As a point of interest it is noted that Des Moines is the only club which participated in every class "A" version of the Western League.
William Baer was a 26 year old from Buckeystown MD.
William Zink was from Iowa. He played for Rock Island in 1901. After playing for teams in Kansas, Iowa, Minnesota and South Dakota he wound up with Seward in 1911 in the Nebraska State League.
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