Share your favorites on Show & Tell

Continental League Ball

In Baseball > Show & Tell.
Baseball Memorabilia352 of 954Worst Call in MLB History...1936 CHICAGO PICTURE PACK/PART4
Love it
Like it

FoundaroundtownFoundaroundtown loves this.
vetraio50vetraio50 loves this.
MJTucMJTuc likes this.
scottvezscottvez likes this.
SEAN68SEAN68 loves this.
See 3 more
Add to collection

Please create an account, or Log in here

If you don't have an account, create one here.

Create a Show & TellReport as inappropriate

Posted 4 years ago


(193 items)

Picked up this baseball along with six others from a client that I'm Helping Relocate. I knew the ball looked special when I pick it up. The Continental League of Professional Baseball Clubs (known as the Continental League or CL) was a proposed third major league for baseball in the United States and Canada, announced in 1959 and scheduled to begin play in the 1961 season. Unlike predecessor competitors such as the Players League and the Federal League, it sought membership within organized baseball's existing organization and acceptance within Major League Baseball. The league disbanded in August 1960 without playing a single game, but it helped to accelerate the expansion of Major League Baseball.
The Continental League was the last serious attempt to create a third major league consisting of new clubs.


  1. SEAN68 SEAN68, 4 years ago
    Great ball and very very cool!!!!!!!!!
  2. scottvez scottvez, 4 years ago
    How could it be a game used ball for a league that never made if past concept and never played any games?

    I think you've gotten two "Continental Leagues" mixed.

    There was a Continental League (SW Independent minor League baseball without any MLB affiliations). It existed from 2007- 2010.

  3. MJTuc MJTuc, 4 years ago
    I had a chance to pick up a ball from the AAGSL.
    all-women's professional league.. I can kick myself...

    Thanks to Mr. Wrigley Gum chewing Cub fan who was a major part of that league.
  4. Foundaroundtown Foundaroundtown, 4 years ago
    Thank you all for the comments

Want to post a comment?

Create an account or login in order to post a comment.