Just as World War II came to an end, it seemed that servicemen and their families couldn't wait to do anything but get home and see some old fashioned American baseball. Within a year of the war ending, hundreds of affiliated Minor League systems began to pop up everywhere. Kansas was certainly a perfect candidate for "bush league ball". A new league, which was formed in 1946 came calling. It wouldn't last long, but it would go on to become one of the more storied leagues in Minor League history.