Monroe Twins

The Monroe Twins were a professional Minor League Baseball club based in the city of Monroe, Louisiana. The Twins formed part of the Cotton States League from 1931 through 1932 (Class D), and returned in 1937 (Class C) to play for one more year. They were an affiliate of the St. Louis Cardinals during the 1932 season.

Season-by-season record

1931  54–66  5th of Six Eddie Palmer 
 Ted Jourdan 
 Frank Meyers  
193230–375th of SixPop Kitchens[3][4]
193753–85  8th of Eight  Ed Hock
Walt Butler
Buford Rhea

Major League Baseball alumni


  • Gordon Houston, who started his professional career with the Monroe Twins in the 1938 season, is best remembered for being the first player in Organized Baseball to die during active duty in World War II.[6]


  1. Johnson, Lloyd; Wolff, Miles (1993). Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball. Baseball America. ISBN 978-0-96-371898-3
  2. 1931 Monroe Twins
  3. 1 2 Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball
  4. 1932 Monroe Twins
  5. 1937 Monroe Twins
  6. Baseball's Greatest Sacrifice – Gordon Houston Biography
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