K I T L E A G
U E I N F O R M A T I O N
League is a collegiate summer wood bat baseball league featuring
teams from Farmington, MO and Sikeston, MO.
league was formed in the winter of 2004 with the first season of
play being the summer of 2005. The league is governed by a
board of directors made up of representatives from each team and the
league commissioner Randy Morgan.
team is comprised of players from NCAA, NJCAA and NAIA schools.
The players must be currently playing on a college team, have signed
a letter of intent or have committed to play baseball at the
previously mentioned collegiate levels. Each team's roster is
limited to 24 players and three coaches.
KIT League season begins around June 1st and continues through July with
each team playing 50 games, with a Post Season Playoff series.
Heritage for the KIT League is in the old
KITTY League. This was a Class D Minor League
from 1903 through 1955. Many future Major Leaguers
played in the small towns that made up the KITTY League. Several
of the current KIT League teams have taken their predecessors
nicknames to continue the baseball tradition in these
communities. IE - Union City Greyhounds, Fulton
Railroaders and Owensboro Oilers. The league was named
for the states the teams hailed from - Kentucky, Illinois,
Tennessee and Indiana - KITI.
For more history on the KITTY League: KITTY League