From 1903 - 1955 The K.I.T. League or Kitty League brought professional baseball to Western Kentucky, Tennessee, Illinois, Indiana and Missouri. This minor league sent more players to the Majors than any other Class D league in history. Including Hall of Fame St. Louis Cardinals Albert Red Schoendienst and Edd Roush.
This documentary will take you on a journey through baseball history based in the midwest region of the United States. Stories about when the spitball was a real thing, umpires pulling guns on hecklers, how Branch Ricky visited the teams and his brother would sign the first African American to play in the league. The Kitty League: Hometown Heroes is packed with interviews from actual players, family members, venders, fans and historians to truly tell what baseball was like in the first half of the 1900s.