Historical Professional Independent Minor League Baseball Teams

This page is for independent professional baseball teams which folded or are no longer operating under the original team name.  Click each league or team link to get all sorts of reference information including:

  • Wikipedia or Baseball-Reference information
  • Logos
  • Information on previous front office staff, managers, coaches, broadcasters, PA announcers, etc.
  • Stadium pictures
  • Historical stats
  • Fan sites and archived information
  • Player photos and videos
  • Much more

Note that some teams appeared in more than one league.  If you do not see your team listed in the league in which it played then please let us know so that we can add it to the other league(s).

If any information is incorrect, missing, or otherwise faulty please e-mail info [at] independentbaseballalumni.com with the correct information and appropriate documentation.  Thank you.

Finally, I want to add more content to the team and league pages.  If you have links to online videos, photos, newspaper archives, interviews, archived game broadcasts, etc. then please contact me and let me know the link.  Please make sure that the content on any web page(s) you recommend is suitable for all ages as this website is visible to the public, including children.

Historical (Folded) Independent Baseball Teams and Leagues

Please note that this list does NOT contain teams which never played a game.  All teams listed (purportedly) played at least one game as the team name listed.  If there are inaccuracies then please contact us with the documentation so that the list can be amended.  Thank you.

All-American Association

American Association (of Professional Baseball)

  •     Coastal Bend Aviators
  •     Pensacola Pelicans
  •     St. Joseph Blacksnakes

Arizona-Mexico League

  •     Bisbee-Douglas Copper Kings
  •     Cananea Mineros
  •     Juarez Halcones
  •     Nogales Charros
  •     Tecate Cerveceros

Atlantic Coast League

  •     Florence Flame
  •     Gaston County King Cougars
  •     Greenwood Grizzlies
  •     Spartanburg Alley Cats

Atlantic League

  •     Aberdeen Arsenal
  •     Atlantic City Surf
  •     Lehigh Valley Black Diamonds
  •     Nashua Pride
  •     Newburgh Black Diamonds
  •     Road Warriors/Pennsylvania Road Warriors

Big South League

  •     Meridian Brakemen
  •     Pine Bluff Locomotives
  •     Tennessee (Tullahoma) Walkers

Canadian Baseball League

  •     Calgary Outlaws
  •     Kelowna Heat
  •     London Monarchs
  •     Montreal Royales
  •     Niagara Stars
  •     Saskatoon Legends
  •     Trois-Rivieres Saints
  •     Victoria Capitals

Can-Am League (Canadian American Association of Professional Baseball)

  •     Aces (Travel)
  •     American Defenders of New Hampshire
  •     Atlantic City Surf
  •     Bangor Lumberjacks
  •     Elmira Pioneers
  •     Grays (Travel)
  •     Nashua Pride
  •     New Haven County Cutters
  •     North Shore Spirit
  •     Ottawa Rapidz
  •     Ottawa Voyageurs
  •     Sussex Skyhawks

Central League

  •     Greenville Bluesmen
  •     Jackson Senators
  •     Lafayette Bullfrogs

Continental Baseball League

  •     Alexandria Aces
  •     Bay Area Toros
  •     Big Bend Cowboys
  •     Coastal Kingfish
  •     Corpus Christi Beach Dawgs
  •     Desert Valley Mountain Lions
  •     Lewisville Lizards
  •     McKinney Blue Thunder
  •     South Louisiana Pipeliners
  •     Tarrant County Blue Thunder
  •     Texarkana Gunslingers
  •     Texas Heat

Empire State League

  •     Diggers
  •     Reapers
  •     Sounds
  •     Whalers

Frontier League

  •     Canton Coyotes
  •     Canton Crocodiles
  •     Chillicothe Paints
  •     DuBois County Dragons
  •     Erie Sailors
  •     Johnstown Johnnies
  •     Johnstown Steal
  •     Kalamazoo Kings
  •     Kalamazoo Kodiaks
  •     Kenosha Mammoths
  •     Kentucky Rifles
  •     Lancaster Scouts
  •     London Werewolves
  •     Mid-Missouri Mavericks
  •     Midwest Sliders
  •     Newark Bison
  •     Newark Buffalos
  •     Oakland County Cruisers
  •     Ohio Valley Redcoats
  •     Portsmouth Explorers
  •     Richmond Roosters
  •     Slippery Rock Sliders
  •     Springfield Capitals
  •     Springfield/Ozark Mountain Ducks
  •     Tri-State Tomahawks
  •     West Virginia Coal Sox
  •     Zanesville Greys

Golden Baseball League

  •     Japan Samurai Bears
  •     Long Beach Armada
  •     Mesa Miners
  •     Orange County Flyers
  •     Reno Silver Sox
  •     San Diego Surf Dawgs
  •     St. George Roadrunners
  •     St. George Starzz
  •     Surprise Fightin’ Falcons
  •     Tijuana Cimarrones
  •     Tucson Toros
  •     Victoria Seals
  •     Yuma Bullfrogs

Golden State League

  •     Antelope Valley Ravens
  •     Imperial Valley Brahmas
  •     Sierra Nevada Miners
  •     Southern Nomadic Miners
  •     Yuma Desert Dawgs

Great Central League

  •     Champaign-Urbana Bandits
  •     Lafayette Leopards
  •     Mason City Bats
  •     Minneapolis Millers

Heartland League

  •     Altoona Rail Kings
  •     Anderson Lawmen
  •     Clarksville Coyotes
  •     Columbia Mules
  •     Cook County Cheetahs
  •     Huntington Rail Kings
  •     Lafayette Leopards
  •     Tennessee Tomahawks
  •     Tupelo Tornado
  •     Will County Cheetahs

Mid-America League

  •     Anderson Lawmen
  •     East Chicago ConQuistadors
  •     Merrillville Mud Dogs

North American League

(no teams folded as of August 2011)

North Atlantic League

  •     Altoona Rail Kings
  •     Nashua Hawks
  •     Newark Barge Bandits
  •     Niagara Falls Mallards
  •     Welland Aqua-Ducks

North Central League

  •     Brainerd Bears
  •     Chaska Valley Buccaneers
  •     Huron Heaters
  •     Marshall Mallards
  •     Minneapolis Loons
  •     Minnesota Skeeters
  •     Regina Cyclones
  •     Saskatoon Riot
  •     Will County Claws

Northeast League

  •     Adirondack Lumberjacks
  •     Albany-Colonie Diamond Dogs
  •     Allentown Ambassadors
  •     Bangor Blue Ox
  •     Bangor Lumberjacks
  •     Berkshire Black Bears
  •     Catskill Cougars
  •     Elmira Pioneers
  •     Massachusetts Mad Dogs
  •     Mohawk Valley Land Sharks
  •     Newburgh Night Hawks
  •     Rhode Island Tiger Sharks
  •     Sullivan County Mountain Lions
  •     The Aces (Travel)
  •     Waterbury Spirit
  •     Yonkers Hoot Owls

Northern League

  •     Duluth-Superior Dukes
  •     Edmonton Cracker Cats
  •     Joliet Jackhammers
  •     Madison Black Wolf
  •     Rochester Aces
  •     Schaumberg Flyers
  •     Thunder Bay Whiskey Jacks

Pecos League

(no teams folded as of August 2011)
Prairie League

  •     Aberdeen Pheasants
  •     Brainerd Bobcats
  •     Brandon Grey Owls
  •     Dakota Rattlers
  •     Grand Forks Varmints
  •     Green Bay Sultans
  •     Minneapolis Loons
  •     Minot Mallards
  •     Moose Jaw Diamond Dogs
  •     Regina Cyclones
  •     Saskatoon Smokin’ Guns
  •     Saskatoon Stallions
  •     Southern Minny Stars
  •     West Manitoba Wranglers

South Coast League

  •     Aiken Foxhounds
  •     Andersen Joes
  •     Bradenton Juice
  •     Charlotte County Redfish
  •     Macon Music
  •     South Georgia Peanuts

Southeastern League

  •     Americus Arrows
  •     Baton Rogue River Bats
  •     Houma Hawks
  •     Macon Peaches
  •     Montgomery Wings
  •     Ozark Patriots
  •     Selma Cloverleafs

Texas-Louisiana League

  •     Abilene Prairie Dogs
  •     Bayou Bullfrogs
  •     Beaumont Bullfrogs
  •     Corpus Christi Barracudas
  •     Greenville Bluesmen
  •     Jackson Diamond Kats
  •     Laredo Apache
  •     Lubbock Crickets
  •     Mobile BaySharks
  •     Pueblo Bighorns
  •     San Antonio Tejanos
  •     Springfield/Ozark Mountain Ducks
  •     Tyler WildCatters

United League

  •     Amarillo Dillas
  •     Coastal Bend Thunder
  •     Edinburg Coyotes
  •     Harlingen WhiteWings
  •     Laredo Broncos

Western League

  •     Bend Bandits
  •     Chico Heat
  •     Feather River Fury
  •     Feather River Mudcats
  •     Grays Harbor Gulls
  •     Long Beach Barracuda
  •     Long Beach Breakers
  •     Long Beach Riptide
  •     Mission Viejo Vigilantes
  •     Pacific Suns
  •     Palm Springs Suns
  •     Reno Blackjacks
  •     Reno Chukars
  •     Sacramento Steelheads
  •     Saint George Pioneerzz
  •     Salinas Peppers
  •     Solano Steelheads
  •     Sonoma County Crushers
  •     Surrey Glaciers
  •     Tri-City Posse
  •     Valley Vipers
  •     Western Warriors (Travel)
  •     Yuba-Sutter Gold Sox
  •     Yuma Bullfrogs
  •     Zion Pioneerzz

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