Today in Baseball History: February 4th

Today in Baseball History: February 4th

February 4, 1990

The St. Petersburg Pelicans defeat the West Palm Beach Tropics 12-4 in the first ever Senior Professional Baseball Association Championship.

The league started in the winter of 1989/1990 with 8 teams playing a 72 game schedule. Four of the original eight teams folded after one season. The league would fold completely midway through its second season in December 1990.

 

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Eric Bynum is Managing Editor here at BaseballdeWorld. He spent three years as an ESL teacher in South Korea, and is now working on his master's degree in history with a focus on baseball and WWII. He has played and/or written about baseball for the past 30 years and is an avid Atlanta Braves fan.

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