Tifton Phillies

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Tifton Phillies
Minor league affiliations
Previous classesClass D
League Georgia–Florida League (1951–1956)
Previous leagues
Georgia State League (1949–1950)
Major league affiliations
Previous teams
Minor league titles
Division titles 1 (1949)
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Previous names
  • Tifton Phillies (1956)
  • Tifton Blue Sox (1955)
  • Tifton Indians (1954)
  • Tifton Blue Sox (1949–1953)

The Tifton Phillies were a Georgia–Florida League baseball team based in Tifton, Georgia, USA that played during the 1956 season. They were affiliated with the Philadelphia Phillies. They were managed by Wes Griffin and later Edward Miller.

However the team was first established in 1949 as the Tifton Blue Sox and was a member of the Georgia State League. The team moved to the Georgia–Florida League in 1951. In 1954, the team was known as the Tifton Indians, after their major league affiliate, the Cleveland Indians. [1]

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