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1948 Greenwood Dodgers Team Photo

Teams

Learn about all the teams to play minor league baseball in Greenwood, MS.

Cotton States League

Cotton States League

Learn about the teams that made up the legendary Cotton States League.

Special Events

Special Events

Learn about special events during the days of minor league baseball here in Greenwood, MS.

Baseball in Greenwood

Professional baseball began in Greenwood in 1910 with our team's entry into the Class D Cotton States League. Led by manager Woody Thornton, Greenwood clinched the pennant over Jackson on the final day of the season. In 1911, Greenwood fell to fifth place in the Cotton States League. Manager Thornton was the leading hitter,batting .316 and tying for the league lead with ten triples.

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