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We list 35,000+ teams from Negro League, Japanese league, and minor league history. This list is not exhaustive and may be missing teams from certain leagues and years or with a small number of games played. We apologize for any omissions.

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Ontario (377 tms)

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Campeche (61 tms)

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San Luis Potosí (38 tms)

Sinaloa (289 tms)

Sonora (332 tms)

Tabasco (63 tms)

Tamaulipas (139 tms)

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New York

New York Table
City From To # Teams
1920193410Pennsylvania Red Caps of NY
Addison190419052Addison-Wellsville Tobacco Strippers, Addison White Sox
Adirondack199720026Adirondack Lumberjacks
Albany18772024101Albany Baseball Club, Albany Dutchmen, Albany-Colonie Diamond Dogs, Albany Diamond Dogs, Albany-Colonie Yankees, Albany-Colonie A's, Albany A's, Reading Keystones/Albany Senators, Albany Senators/Reading Pretzels, Albany Governors, Albany Senators, Albany, Capital City of Albany/Rochester Hop Bitters, Albany M. N. Nolan
Amsterdam1894202429Amsterdam Mohawks, Amsterdam Rugmakers, Amsterdam, Amsterdam-Gloversville-Johnstown Hyphens, Amsterdam-Gloversville-Johnstown Jags, Amsterdam Red Stockings, Amsterdam Carpet Tacks
Auburn1877202481Auburn Doubledays, Auburn Astros, Auburn Americans, Auburn Red Stars, Auburn Sunsets, Auburn Phillies, Auburn Twins, Auburn Mets, Auburn Falcons, Auburn Cayugas, Auburn Colts, Auburn Bouleys, Auburn Maroons/Troy Trojans, Auburn Maroons, Auburn Yankees, Auburn
Batavia1897202482Batavia Muckdogs, Batavia Trojans, Batavia Pirates, Batavia Indians, Batavia Clippers, Batavia Giants/Geneva Alhambras
Binghamton18772024109Binghamton Rumble Ponies, Binghamton Mets, Binghamton Triplets, Binghamton Bingoes/Allentown Buffaloes, Binghamton Bingos, Binghamton Crickets, Binghamton Bingoes, Binghamton Cricket
Boonville201520249Boonville Lumberjacks, Boonville Baseball Club, Adirondack Trail Blazers
Brookhaven202120233South Shore Clippers
Brooklyn18722024133Brooklyn Cyclones, Brooklyn Brown Dodgers, Philadelphia Daisies/Brooklyn Brown Dodgers, Brooklyn Eagles, Brooklyn Cuban Giants, Brooklyn Royal Giants, Brooklyn Robins, Brooklyn Tip-Tops, Brooklyn Dodgers, Brooklyn, Brooklyn Superbas, Brooklyn Grooms, Brooklyn Gladiators, Brooklyn Ward's Wonders, Brooklyn Bridegrooms, Brooklyn Grays, Brooklyn Greys, Brooklyn Chelsea, Brooklyn Eckfords, Brooklyn Atlantics
Buffalo18772024141Buffalo Stars, Buffalo Blues, Buffalo Buffeds, Buffalo Bisons, Buffalo
Canandaigua188819055Canandaigua Giants, Canandaigua Rustlers, Canandaigua
Canton190119011Canton
Catskill190320005Catskill Cougars, Ossining/Catskill
Celoron189518951Sharon Ironmongers/Celoron
Central Islip2000202424Long Island Ducks
Cobleskill189018901Cobleskill
Corning1904196914Corning Royals, Corning Cor-Sox, Corning Red Sox, Corning Independents, Corning A's, Corning Glassblowers, Corning White Ponies
Cortland1897202312Cortland Crush, Cortland/Waverly, Cortland Wagonmakers, Cortland, Cortland Hirelings
Dansville202120233Dansville Gliders
Dunkirk189018901Dunkirk
Elmira18852024111Elmira Royals, Elmira Red Wings, Elmira Red Jackets, Gloversville-Johnstown Jags/Elmira Colonels, Oswego Grays/Elmira Pioneers, Elmira Pioneers, Elmira Gladiators, Elmira Hottentots, Elmira, Elmira Colonels
Fredonia189818981Oil City Oilers/Dunkirk-Fredonia
Fulton190519074Fulton, Ilion/Fulton
Geneseo187718771Livingston
Geneva1905202449Geneva Red Wings, Geneva Cubs, Geneva Twins, Geneva Pirates, Geneva Senators, Geneva Redlegs, Geneva Robins, Geneva Red Birds, Geneva, Palmyra/Geneva
Glens Falls1906202422Glens Falls Dragons, Adirondack Lumberjacks, Glens Falls Redbirds, Glens Falls Tigers, Glens Falls White Sox, Glens Falls-Saratoga Springs
Gloversville1890195115Gloversville-Johnstown Glovers, Gloversville, Gloversville Glovers, Johnstown-Gloversville
Gouverneur190019001Gouverneur
Harlem193119484Harlem Globetrotters, Harlem Stars
Hornell1906202325Hornell Steamers, Bradford Beagles/Hornell Redlegs, Hornell Dodgers, Hornell Maples, Hornell Maple Leafs, Hornell Green Sox, Hornell/Patton Pigmies
Hornellsville187719054Hornellsville Bluebirds, Hornellsville Maple Cities, Hornellsville Hornells
Horseheads202320231Horseheads Hitmen
Houghton201720236Genesee Rapids
Hudson188619076Hudson Marines, Hudson
Ilion190119044Ilion Typewriters
Jamestown1890202486Jamestown Tarp Skunks, Jamestown Jammers, Jamestown Expos, Jamestown Braves, Jamestown Dodgers, Jamestown Tigers, Jamestown Falcons, Niagara Falls Rainbows/Jamestown Falcons, Jamestown Jaguars, Jamestown Rabbits, Jamestown Giants, Oil City-Jamestown Oseejays, Jamestown Hill Climbers/DuBois Miners, Celoron Acme Colored Giants, Jamestown
Johnstown189419092Johnstown, Johnstown Buckskins
Kingston1885195114Kingston Dodgers, Kingston Colonial Colts, Kingston Colonials, Kingston Patriarchs/Colonels, Kingston
Little Falls1977202422Mohawk Valley DiamondDawgs, Mohawk Valley Landsharks, Little Falls Mets
Lockport1942195110Lockport Locks, Lockport Reds, Lockport White Socks, Lockport Cubs, Lockport White Sox
Long Island City188618861Long Island A's
Lyons189719074Lyons
Malone188719024Malone
Massena193619361Watertown Bucks/Massena Grays
Meadville189118982Meadville
Middletown190919143Middletown Middies, Middletown Orange Blossoms
Mountaindale199519951Sullivan Mountain Lions
New York18712024329New York Mets, New York Yankees, New York Cubans, New York Black Yankees, New York Bacharach Giants, New York Lincoln Giants, New York Knickerbockers, Brooklyn Invaders, New York Highlanders, New York Gorhams, New York Giants, New York Gothams, New York Quicksteps, New York Metropolitans, New York New Yorks, Alaskas, New York Mutuals
Newark1968202428Newark Pilots, Newark Barge Bandits, Newark Orioles, Newark Co-Pilots
Newburgh1886199813Newburgh Black Diamonds, Newburgh Night Hawks, Newburgh/Walden Hummingbirds, Newburgh Hillclimbers, Newburgh Hilltoppers, Newburgh Colts, Newburgh Hillies, Newburgh Hill Climbers, Newburgh Taylor-mades, Newburgh
Niagara201820192Niagara Power
Niagara Falls1908202430Niagara Falls Americans, Niagara Power, Niagara Falls Mallards, Niagara Falls Rapids, Niagara Falls Sox, Niagara Falls Pirates, Niagara Falls Citizens, Niagara Falls Frontiers, Niagara Falls Rainbows, Niagara Falls
Nyack194619483Nyack Rocklands
Ogdensburg1900195112Ogdensburg Maples, Ogdensburg Colts, Ogdensburg
Olean1890202339Olean Red Sox, Olean A's, Olean Giants, Olean Yankees, Olean Oilers, Olean White Sox, Olean Candidates, Olean Refiners, Olean
Oneida188919052Oneida, Oneida Indians
Oneonta1890202463Oneonta Outlaws, Oneonta Tigers, Oneonta Yankees, Oneonta Red Sox, Oneonta Indians, Utica Utes/Oneonta Indians, Oneonta
Onondaga201720182Onondaga Flames
Oswego1885194014Oswego Netherlands, Oswego Starchmakers, Oswego Grays, Oswego, Oswego Starchboxes, Oswego Sweegs
Palmyra189718971Palmyra Mormans
Peekskill188619497Peekskill Highlanders, Peekskill
Penn Yan188819063Penn Yan Grape Pickers, Penn Yan
Plattsburgh190119066Plattsburgh
Pomona2011202415New York Boulders, New York Brave, Rockland Boulders
Port Chester194719482Port Chester Clippers
Potsdam190019023Potsdam
Poughkeepsie1886195014Poughkeepsie Chiefs, Poughkeepsie Giants, Poughkeepsie Honey Bugs, Poughkeepsie Students, Poughkeepsie Colts, Poughkeepsie Bridge Citys, Poughkeepsie
Queens200020001Queens Kings
Riverhead201720225Riverhead Tomcats
Rochester18772024144Rochester Ridgemen, Rochester Red Wings, Rochester Tribe, Rochester Colts, Rochester Hustlers, Rochester Bronchos, Rochester Blackbirds, Rochester Browns, Rochester Hop Bitters, Rochester Broncos, Rochester Jingoes, Rochester Maroons, Rochester Flour Cities, Rochester
Rome1898201920Rome Generals, Rome Colonels, Rome, Rome Romans
Sag Harbor201720236Sag Harbor Whalers
Saratoga Springs188520132Saratoga Brigade, Saratoga
Saugerties1903202411Saugerties Stallions, Saugerties
Schenectady1895195721Schenectady Blue Jays, Schenectady Mohawk Giants, Schenectady, Schenectady Electricians/Scranton Miners, Schenectady Frog Alleys, Schenectady Electricians, Schenectady Dorpians
Seneca Falls188819075Seneca Falls Babies/Maroons, Seneca Falls
Shelter Island201720235Shelter Island Bucks
Sherrill201720236Sherrill Silversmiths
Southampton201720236Southampton Breakers
Southold201720236North Fork Ospreys
St. Albans190219021St. Albans
Staten Island1999202429Staten Island FerryHawks, New York Phenoms, Staten Island Tide, Staten Island Yankees
Syracuse18772024143Syracuse Mets, Syracuse Spartans, Syracuse Salt Cats, Syracuse SkyChiefs, Syracuse Chiefs, Syracuse/Allentown Chiefs, Syracuse Stars/Hazleton Mountaineers, Syracuse/Utica Stars, Syracuse Stars, Syracuse Star
Troy1871202455Tri-City Valley Cats, Tri-City ValleyCats, Troy Trojans/Harrisburg Islanders, Troy Washerwomen/Trojans, Troy Washerwomen, Troy Washerwomen/Scranton Indians, Troy, Troy Trojans, Troy Haymakers
Utica1878202473Utica Brewers, Utica Blue Sox, Utica Blue Jays, Utica Utes, Utica Pent-Ups, Utica Reds, Utica Pentups, Utica Braves, Utica Pent Ups, Utica
Victor201520162Victor RailRiders
Wappingers Falls1994202430Hudson Valley Renegades
Waterloo188818881Waterloo
Watertown1888202429Watertown Rapids, Watertown Indians, Watertown Pirates, Watertown Athletics, Watertown
Wellsville1904201829Wellsville Nitros, Wellsville Red Sox, Wellsville Braves, Wellsville Rockets, Wellsville Senators, Wellsville Yankees, Wellsville Rainmakers, Wellsville Oil Drillers
Westhampton201720236Westhampton Aviators
Yonkers188619954Yonkers Hoot Owls, Yonkers

About the Register Data

Historical performance data for professional leagues (affiliated minor leagues, independent minor leagues, fall/winter leagues, and other international leagues) is provided by and licensed from 24-7 Baseball and Chadwick Baseball Bureau. It incorporates the work of many stalwart baseball researchers, including Cliff Blau, Art Cantu, Frank Hamilton, Reed Howard, Kevin Johnson, Bob McConnell, Jack Morris, and Ray Nemec, as well as members of the Minor Leagues Committee of the Society for American Baseball Research.

Perhaps most importantly, it builds upon the seminal work of Ed Washuta, who magnanimously provided the framework to make the whole thing possible.

Minor league Total Zone (Rctch&Rtz, 2005-2009) data provided by Baseballprojection.com and Minorleaguesplits.com.

About the Negro League Data

Sources

This data comes from two sources. 1) The Negro Leagues Researchers and Authors Group put together by the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum thanks to a grant provided by Major League Baseball. 2) Gary Ashwill and his collaborators.

The Hall of Fame data is found for the years 1920-1948 and the Ashwill data is found from 1904-1919. Many statistics are incomplete due to ongoing research and/or limitations in published sources, so please be assured that we are aware there are issues with the data and will continue to work with our data providers to improve the data that appears here.

The Hall of Fame dataset

This data is constructed from the best available information as provided by Larry Lester, Wayne Stivers and Dick Clark of the Negro Leagues Researchers and Authors Group. It contains data culled from newspaper boxscores, covering league sanctioned games from 1920 to 1948, which was produced for a study sponsored by Major League Baseball and the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum. It reflects totals as compiled by the NLRAG up to 2006. As new credible information is continually unearthed, these numbers will continue to change.

Baseball-Reference and the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum would like to acknowledge Major League Baseball for funding this study, along with the Negro Leagues Researchers and Authors Group for their extensive efforts to collect the raw data and construct the most comprehensive database of Negro Leagues Baseball statistics.  Under the direction of Larry Lester, Wayne Stivers and Dick Clark, this database is the largest dataset ever made publically available and we wish to express our gratitude for all their efforts to help rebuild this lost statistical history.

The Ashwill Negro Leagues Database

Playing statistics and biographical data on the Negro leagues (all pre-1920) and early Latin American professional baseball is licensed from and provided by the Negro Leagues Database, a project organized by Gary Ashwill with the participation of many historians of Negro league and Latin American baseball.

The database is a work in progress, and will include more seasons as development continues. It appears in its original form at Seamheads.com.

Playing statistics and biographical data for this portion of our dataset (The Negro Leagues Database) are all copyright 2013 by Gary Ashwill. All rights reserved.

Completeness

Note that our records are missing thousands of players who played in the Negro Leagues for minor league teams, independent teams, barnstorming teams or even Negro major league teams. We will bring their records to light as soon as suitable records are available for those players.

Details about our NLB Data