Northeast Arkansas League

Researched and Written by : Tina Easley

tina@grnco.net

N.E.A. League the circuit was composed of four cities , Jonesboro , Marianna , Paragould and Newport . The league was started as dissoulution of the Arkansas State League . First season started July 26, 1909 . The league was made up of local farm club teams .

Player Year Ect.. Position
Merle " Lefty " Settlemire 1941 Brooklyn Farm Manager
George Clyde Kell 1940 Swifton , Ark. , (hometown) Third - Basemen
Dickie "Kid" Kerr , Kerr History 1910-1911 Old Northeast Ark. League Pitcher
Poll Perritt 1918 Paragould Pitcher
Boswell Brown 1909 (President)  
Dave Hammes 1940 Paragould Club  
Ted Werner 1940 Paragould Club  
Ralph Mengelt 1940 Paragould Club  
Peter Mish 1940 Paragould Club  
Joe Chiazza 1937 Paragould Pitcher
Lou Chiazza     Third-Basemen
Dino Chiazza      
Al Barlick , Youngest Umpire 1937   Umpire
Al Vitacco 1940 Jonesboro Third - basemen
Big Emil Bormet 1941 Jonesboro  
Otis Brannon 1941    
Johnny Sain 1942    
Warren Martin 1940 Jonesboro Pitcher
D.C. O'Neil 1941    
Joe Kovacs 1941    
Johnny Mostil 1941 Jonesboro Manager