Continental League Opens 1921 Season

[Between 2009 and 2011, I maintained a TypePad blog, “More Fiends,” intended to update my book Baseball Fiends and Flying Machines. Those posts can still be found in the Wayback Machine, but I stopped updating that site in 2011. Because this WordPress site promotes and updates all my books, I’d like to republish some of those earlier posts.]

Posted 11/23/2009:

More evidence that George Lawson’s 1921 Continental League actually took to the field and opened its season. From the New York Telegram, May 20th, 1921:

2020 Update: The Continental League played games into June, 1921, although it appears most of their contests were exhibitions against local amateurs, rather than inter-league play:

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