The Southern Association operated for a number of years under various classes.
Independent 1885, 1887-1889, 1901
Class D 1886
1885 Atlanta GA, Augusta GA, Birmingham AL, Chattanooga TN, Columbus GA, Macon GA, Memphis TN, Nashville TN
1886 Charleston, SC and Savannah, GA entered the league; Birmingham and Columbus left the league.
1887 Birmingham AL, Mobile AL, and New Orleans LA, entered the league; Atlanta, Augusta, Chattanooga and Macon left the league.
1888 Atlanta, GA and Chattanooga, TN entered the league; Mobile, Nashville and Savannah left the league.
1889 Montgomery, AL and Shreverport, LA entered the league; during the season, Birmingham moved to Mobile and Charelston, SC move to Atlanta, GA.
1890 to 1891 Suspended Operations
1892 Birmingham, AL and Macon, GA entered the league; Atlanta which came from Charleston and Shreveport left the league.
1893 Augusta GA, Charleston SC, Nashville TN and Savannah GA, entered the league; during the season the Birmingham franchise moved to Pensacola FL.
1894 Mobile move to Atlanta during the season; Augusta, Chattanooga, Montgomery and Pensacola left the league.
1895 Chattangooga TN, Mobile AL, Little Rock AR and Montgomery AL entered the league; Charleston, Macon, Mobile-Atlanta, and Savannah left the league. During the season the Chattanooga franchise moved to Mobile AL.
1896 Birmingham AL, and Columbus GA entered the league; Evansville, Little Rock, Memphis and Nashville left the league.
1898 Atlanta GA, Augusta GA, Birmingham AL, Charleston SC, Chattanooga TN, Macon GA, Mobile AL, Montgomery AL, New Orleans, LA and Savannah GA. During the season the Birmingham franchise moved to Mobile AL.
1899 Shreveport, LA entered the league; Atlanta, Augusta, Charleston, Chattanooga, Macon, Moible and Savannah left the league and Montgomery AL move to Dallas Tx.
NOTE 1 - Some newspapers called this League the "Dixie League"
Southern Assn' (B 1892-1898, 1901)(A 1902-35)(A1 1936-45)'(AA 1946-61)
"Little Rock AR -Arkansas": 1961
Atlanta, GA: 1902-61
Birmingham, AL: 1901-61
Chattanooga, TN: 1901-02, 1910-42, 1944-61
Chattanooga/Montgomery, TN/AL: 1943
Knoxville, TN: 1931-43
Knoxville/Mobile, TN/AL: 1944
Little Rock, AR: 1901-09, 1915-30, 1932-55, 1957-58, 1960
Little Rock/Montgomery, AR/AL: 1956
Macon, GA: 1961
Memphis, TN: 1901-60
Mobile, AL: 1908-30, 1945-61
Mobile/Shreveport, AL/LA: 1931
Montgomery, AL: 1903-14
Nashville, TN: 1901-61
New Orleans, LA: 1901-59
Selma, AL: 1901
Shreveport, LA: 1901-07, 1959-61