Two separate organizations used the league title "Empire State League". The 1905-1908, 1913, 1987-1988 organization was located in New York. The 1913 organization was located in Georgia.
'Empire' 'State' (D 1905-1907)(Independent 1908, 1913, 1987-1988)
1905 Canandiagua NY, Cortland NY, Ilion NY, Lyons NY, Oneida NY, Oswego NY, Palymra NY , Rome NY and Seneca Falls NY. During the season, Ilion moved to Fulton and Palmyra moved to Geneva.
1906 Penn Yan NY entered the league; Canadiagua, Cortland, Lyons and Oneida left the league.
1907 Lyons NY entered the league; Penn Yan left the league.
1908 Oneida entered the League; Senca Falls left the league.
1913 Auburn NY, Fulton NY, Ogendsburg NY, Oswego NY, Rome NY, and Watertown NY.
1987 Hemsptead Dodgers NY, Hempstead Reapers NY, Hempstead Sound NY and Hemsptead Whalers NY.
1988 Unknown teams that played in Staten Island NY, that lasted a week or so.
'Empire' 'State' (D 1913)