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250+ Baseball Team Names From Minor, Major, And College Leagues

There are many baseball team names with respective state names attached.

Baseball is a hugely fun and popular sport, loved by many.

One thing that makes baseball stand apart from the crowd is the team names. Baseball team names are usually creative, they can include city tradition, combinations or two words, or absolutely anything that makes them stand out from the rest!

This includes fantasy baseball names. Fantasy baseball team names are usually even more creative and there are many funny fantasy baseball names as well. For examples, Game Of Throws is one funny fantasy baseball team name that we love. Bryce Krispies and Can-Of-Corn are two food-inspired baseball fantasy team names. Can you come up with your own?

Here are 250+ baseball team names from minor, major and college leagues. You may also check out these best baseball baby names and these best fantasy basketball team names for more sporting name ideas.

Baseball Team Names From Minor leagues

Check out the baseball team names of these teams that play in minor leagues.

1. Aberdeen IronBirds, plays in the New York-Penn League. One of the best minor league baseball teams.

2. Akron RubberDucks, is Cleveland Indians’ Double-A affiliate that competes in the Eastern League.

3. Albuquerque Isotopes, is the Triple-A affiliate of Colorado Rockies and plays in the Pacific Coast League.

4. Altoona Curve, named after Horseshoe Curve, this team is the Double-A affiliate for the Pittsburgh Pirates and competes in the Eastern League.

5. Amarillo Sod Poodles, also called Soddies, are San Diego Padres’ Double-A affiliate and compete in the Texas League.

6. Arkansas Travelers, also known as The Travs, is the Double-A affiliate for the Seattle Mariners that competes in the Texas League.

7. Asheville Tourists, the farm team of Colorado Rockies, competes in the Class A South Atlantic League.

8. Auburn Doubledays, the Washington Nationals’ Class A Short Season affiliate plays in the New York-Penn League.

9. Augusta GreenJackets, a minor league baseball team that is the Class A affiliate for the San Francisco Giants and plays in the South Atlantic League.

10. Batavia Muckdogs, a minor league baseball team that is the Short-Season Class-A affiliate of the Miami Marlins.

11. Beloit Snappers, the Oakland Athletics’ Class A affiliate, plays in the Midwest League.

12. Billings Mustangs, an independent baseball team that is not affiliated to the major league baseball. One of the fun baseball team names.

13. Biloxi Shuckers, the Milwaukee Brewers’ Double-A affiliate, plays in the Southern League. One of the funny baseball team names.

14. Binghamton Rumble Ponies, a team that plays in the Eastern League, is the New York Mets-major league club’s Double-A affiliate.

15. Birmingham Barons, a team of the Southern League, is the Chicago White Sox’s Double-A affiliate.

16. Bluefield Blue Jays, a team of the Rookie Appalachian League that represents Bluefield, Virginia and Bluefield, West Virginia.

17. Boise Hawks, a farm team affiliated to the Colorado Rockies, plays in the Class-A Short Season Northwest League.

18. Bowie Baysox, a team that competes in the Eastern League, is the Double-A affiliate for the Baltimore Orioles.

19. Bowling Green Hot Rods, the Class A affiliate for the Tampa Bay Rays and a member of the Midwest League.

20. Bradenton Marauders, a member of the Florida State League, is the A-Advanced affiliate for the Pittsburgh Pirates.

21. Bristol Pirates, a rookie-level team playing in the Appalachian League. One of the cool baseball teams' names.

22. Brooklyn Cyclones, the New York Mets’ High Single-A affiliate that plays in the Mid-Atlantic League.

23. Buffalo Bisons, a member of the international league that is the Triple-A affiliate for the Toronto Blue Jays.

24. Burlington Bees, a class A minor league team that is an affiliate for the Los Angeles Angels. One of the best minor league team names.

25. Burlington Royals, a minor league baseball team based in Burlington, North Carolina. A royal baseball name indeed.

26. Carolina Mudcats, member of the Carolina League, this team is the Class-A Advanced affiliate for the Milwaukee Brewers.

27. Cedar Rapids Kernels, a member of the Midwest League, the team is an affiliate of the Minnesota Twins.

28. Charleston RiverDogs, a member of the Class A South Atlantic League, the team is an affiliate to the New York Yankees.

29. Charlotte Knights, the Triple-A affiliate for the Chicago White Sox, the team plays in the International League.

30. Charlotte Stone Crabs, the Tampa Bay Rays’ Class A-Advanced affiliate, plays in the Florida State League.

31. Chattanooga Lookouts, the Cincinnati Reds’ Double-A affiliate, competes in the Southern League.

32. Clearwater Threshers, a team that competes in the North Division of the Florida State League.

33. Clinton LumberKings, a team playing in the Midwest League that is a Class A affiliate for the Miami Marlins.

34. Columbia Fireflies, a team that was recently affiliated to the New York Mets and is a member of Class A South Atlantic League.

35. Columbus Clippers, the Cleveland Indians’ Triple-A affiliate, competes in the International League.

36. Corpus Christi Hooks, the Double-A affiliate for the Houston Astros, plays in the Texas League.

37. Danville Braves, an advanced rookie-level team playing in the Appalachian League.

38. Dayton Dragons, a class-A team competing in the Midwest League.

39. Daytona Tortugas, a team playing in the Florida State League.

40. Delmarva Shorebirds, a team competing in the Single-A South Atlantic League.

41. Down East Wood Ducks, a member of the Carolina League.

42. Dunedin Blue Jays, a member of the Florida State League.

43. Durham Bulls, a team playing in the International League.

44. El Paso Chihuahuas, a member of the Pacific Coast League.

45. Elizabethton Twins, a team competing in the Appalachian League.

46. Erie SeaWolves, a team competing in the Eastern League Western Division.

47. Eugene Emeralds, a member of the Northwest League.

48. Everett AquaSox, a team of the Northwest League.

49. Fayetteville Woodpeckers, a team from the Carolina League.

50. Florida Fire Frogs, a team from the Florida State League. One of the funny names for a baseball team.

51. Fort Myers Mighty Mussels, a team from the Florida State League.

52. Fort Wayne TinCaps, a team that competes in the Midwest League.

53. Frederick Keys, a member of the Carolina League.

54. Fredericksburg Nationals, a team from the Carolina League.

55. Fresno Grizzlies, a team from the Pacific Coast League.

56. Frisco RoughRiders, a member of the Texas League.

57. Grand Junction Rockies, an independent team that plays in the Pioneer League.

58. Great Falls Voyagers, an independent team playing in the Pioneer League.

59. Great Lakes Loons, a member of the Midwest League.

60. Greeneville Reds, a minor league team playing at the rookie-level Appalachian League.

61. Greensboro Grasshoppers, a team playing in the South Atlantic League.

62. Grenville Drive, a team of the South Atlantic League.

63. Gwinnett Stripers, also known as Gwinnett Braces, competes in the International League’s South Division.

64. Hagerstown Suns, a team playing in the South Atlantic League.

65. Harrisburg Senators, a member of the Eastern League.

66. Hartford Yard Goats, a team that competes in the Eastern League.

67. Hickory Crawdads, a team that competes in the South Atlantic League.

68. Hillsboro Hops, a member of the Northwest League.

69. Hudson Valley Renegades, a minor league team that is a member of the Mid-Atlantic League.

70. Idaho Falls Chukars, an independent team that plays in the Pioneer League.

71. Indianapolis Indians, a team that competes in the International League.

72. Inland Empire 66ers, a member of the California League.

73. Iowa Cubs, a member of the Pacific Coast League.

74. Jackson Generals, a minor league team that plays in the Southern League.

75. Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp, a member of the Southern League.

76. Jersey Shore BlueClaws, a team that competes in the South Atlantic League.

77. Johnson City Cardinals, a team that competes in the Rookie Appalachian League.

78. Jupiter Hammerheads, a team playing in the Florida State League.

79. Kane County Cougars, a member of the Midwest League.

80. Kannapolis Cannon Ballers, a team that competes in the South Atlantic League.

81. Kingsport Mets, a team that plays in the Appalachian League.

82. Lake County Captains, a member of the Midwest League.

83. Lake Elsinore Storm, a team competing in the California League.

84. Lakeland Flying Tigers, a team competing in the Florida State League.

85. Lancaster JetHawks, a member of the California League.

86. Lansing Lugnuts, an affiliate of the Toronto Blue Jays, competes in the Midwest League.

87. Las Vegas Aviators, a member of the Pacific Coast League. Las Vegas Aviators is one of the cool team names.

88. Lehigh Valley IronPigs, a team that competes in the International League.

89. Lexington Legends, a team that plays in the South Atlantic League.

90. Louisville Bats, a member of the International League.

91. Lowell Spinners, an affiliate of Boston Red Sox from Major League baseball.

92. Lynchburg Hillcats, a farm team of Cleveland Indians, plays in the Carolina League.

93. Mahoning Valley Scrappers, a collegiate team competing in the MLB Draft League.

94. Memphis Redbirds, a team competing in the Pacific Coast League.

95. Midland RockHounds, a member of the Texas League.

96. Mississippi Braves, a member of the Southern League.

97. Missoula PaddleHeads, an independent team playing in the Pioneer League.

98. Modesto Nuts, a member of the California League.

99. Montgomery Biscuits, a member of the Southern League.

100. Myrtle Beach Pelicans, a team competing in the Carolina League.

101. Nashville Sounds, a team playing in the Pacific Coast League.

102. New Hampshire Fisher Cats, a team playing in the Eastern League.

103. Norfolk Tides, a professional minor league team playing in the Triple-A International League.

104. Northwest Arkansas Naturals, a minor league team that plays in the Texas League.

105. Norwich Sea Unicorns, a team competing in the New York-Penn League.

106. Ogden Raptors, an independent team playing in the Pioneer League.

107. Oklahoma City Dodgers, a member of the Pacific Coast League.

108. Omaha Storm Chasers, a team playing in the Pacific Coast League.

109. Orem Owlz, a team affiliated with the Los Angeles Angels.

110. Palm Beach Cardinals, a member of the Florida State League.

111. Pensacola Blue Wahoos, a team competing in the Southern League.

112. Peoria Chiefs, a team competing in the Midwest League.

113. Portland Sea Dogs, a team playing in the Eastern League.

114. Princeton Rays, an advanced Rookie-level team playing in the Appalachian League.

115. Pulaski Yankees, an advanced Rookie league team playing in the Appalachian League.

116. Quad Cities River Bandits, a member of the Midwest League.

117. Rancho Cucamonga Quakes, a class A-Advanced team playing in the California League.

118. Reading Fightin Phils, a team competing in the Eastern League’s Eastern Division.

119. Reno Aces, a member of the Pacific Coast League.

120. Richmond Flying Squirrels, a team playing in the Eastern League. Richmond Flying Squirrels is one of the cool team names for baseball teams.

121. Rochester Red Wings, a team competing in the International League.

122. Rocket City Trash Pandas, a team competing in the Southern League.

123. Rocky Mountain Vibes, an independent team playing in the Pioneer League.

124. Rome Braves, a class-A minor league affiliated with the Atlanta Braves.

125. Round Rock Express, a member of the Pacific Coast League.

126. Sacramento River Cats, a team playing in the Pacific Coast League.

127. Salem Red Sox, a Class-A advanced level team in the Carolina League.

128. Salem-Keizer Volcanoes, a minor league team in the Northwest League.

129. Salt Lake Bees, a member of the Pacific Coast League.

130. San Antonio Missions, a team competing in the Pacific Coast League.

131. San Jose Giants, a Class A-Advanced level team in the California League’s Northern Division.

132. Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders, a member of the International League’s Northern Division.

133. South Bend Cub, a team competing in the Midwest League.

134. Spokane Indians, a member of the Northwest League.

135. Springfield Cardinals, a minor league team that plays in the Texas League’s North Division.

136. St. Lucie Mets, a member of the Florida State League.

137. State College Spikes, a team competing in the New York-Penn League.

138. Staten Island Yankees, a member of the New York-Penn League.

139. Stockton Ports, a team that plays in the California League.

140. Syracuse Mets, a member of the International League.

141. Tacoma Rainiers, a team playing in the Pacific Coast League.

142. Tampa Tarpons, a team competing in the Florida State League.

143. Tennessee Smokies, a member of the Southern League.

144. Toledo Mud Hens, a team competing in the International League.

145. Trenton Thunder, a collegiate baseball team that plays in the MLB Draft League.

146. Tri-City Dust Devils, a team competing in the Class A-Short Season Northwest League.

147. Tri-City ValleyCats, a member of the New York-Penn League.

148. Tulsa Drillers, a team competing in the Texas League.

149. Vancouver Canadians, a team competing in the Class A-Short Season Northwest League.

150. Vermont Lake Monsters, a member of the New York-Penn League.

151. Visalia Rawhide, a Class-A advanced team in the California League.

152. West Michigan Whitecaps, a Class-A level team competing in the Midwest League.

153. West Virginia Black Bears, a member of the New York-Penn League.

154. West Virginia Power, a member of the South Atlantic League.

155. Wichita Wind Surge, a team playing in the Pacific Coast League.

156. Williamsport Crosscutters, a member of the New York-Penn League.

157. Wilmington Blue Rocks, a member of the Carolina League’s North Division.

158. Winston-Salem Dash, a Class-A advanced team competing in the Carolina League.

159. Wisconsin Timber Rattlers, a team competing in the Midwest League.

160. Worcester Red Sox, a member of the International League.

Many of the baseball team names are tough names.

Baseball Team Names From Major Leagues

Here is a list of baseball team names that are major league team names. The list of the 30 MLB teams includes the oldest team in baseball.

161. Arizona Diamondbacks, also known as D-backs, is a member of the National League West Division.

162. Atlanta Braves, a member of the National League East Division.

163. Baltimore Orioles, a member of the National League East Division.

164. Boston Red Sox, a team competing in the major league as a member of the American League East Division. The Boston Red Sox are of the best major baseball league teams.

165. Chicago White Sox, a member of the American League Central Division. Chicago White Sox is one of the best major league baseball teams.

166. Chicago Cubs, a member in the National League Central Division.

167. Cincinnati Reds, a member of the National League Central Division. Oldest baseball team.

168. Cleveland Indians, a member in the American League Central Division.

169. Colorado Rockies, a member in the National League West Division.

170. Detroit Tigers, a member in the American League Central Division.

171. Houston Astros, a team competing at the American League West Division.

172. Kansas City Royals, a team playing at the American League Central Division.

173. Los Angeles Angels, a team competing as a member of the American League West Division.

174. Los Angeles Dodgers, a team playing in the major league baseball as a part of the American League West Division.

175. Miami Marlins, a member of the National League West Division.

176. Milwaukee Brewers, a member of the National League Central Division.

177. Minnesota Twins, a team competing in the American League Central Division.

178. New York Yankees, a team competing as a member of the American League East Division.

179. New York Mets, a team competing as a member club of the National League East Division. One of the popular pro baseball teams.

180. Oakland Athletics, a team playing as a member of the American League West Division.

181. Philadelphia Phillies, a member in the National League East Division.

182. Pittsburgh Pirates, a team competing in the major league baseball from the National League West Division.

183. San Diego Padres, a member club at the National League West Division.

184. San Francisco Giants, a team playing in the National League West Division.

185. Seattle Mariners, a team competing in the American League West Division.

186. St Louis Cardinals, a member in the National League Central Division. St Louis Cardinals is a respected team name.

187. Tampa Bay Rays, a team competing in the American League East Division.

188. Texas Rangers, a member of the American League West Division.

189. Toronto Blue Jays, a member club in the American League East Division.

190. Washington Nationals, a team competing in the National League East Division.

Some of the baseball team names are legendary.

Baseball Team Names From College Leagues

Here is a list of baseball teams from college leagues.

191. Alabama Crimson Tide, a team that is a member of the NCAA Southeastern Conference (SEC).

192. Akron Zips, a team that is involved in the NCAA Mid-American Conference whose original mascot was a zip-up brown furry uniform and a paper mâché kangaroo head.

193. Amarillo Sod Dogs, a temporary extension team from the Texas Collegiate League that is an off-shoot of Double-A Amarillo Sod Poodles. One of the funny league baseball team names.

194. Arizona State Sun Devils, a team that is a part of the NCAA PAC 12 Conference.

195. Baltimore Chop, a team from the Maryland Collegiate Baseball League, referring to the term ‘Baltimore Chop’ (a high-bouncing ground ball).

196. Campbell Fighting Camels, a team that is a member of the NCAA Big South Conference. One of the tough baseball names for teams.

197. Coastal Carolina Chanticleers, a team that is involved in the NCAA Big South Conference derived its name from ‘The Canterbury Tales’ of Chaucer.

198. Cornell Big Red, is an unofficial name of Cornell University’s team. It doesn’t have an official mascot either.

199. Dartmouth Big Green, a team from Dartmouth college that plays in the NCAA Division Football Championship Subdivision.

200. Evansville Purple Aces, a team from the University of Evansville that plays in the NCAA Division I.

201. Fairfield Stags, a team competing in the NCAA Division I.

202. Florida Pokers, a team from the South Florida Collegiate League that has been extended from a high school showcase squad.

203. Fond Du Lac Dock Spiders, a team whose name was decided through a contest and now plays in the Northwoods League.

204. Fremont Moo, a team from the Expedition league whose logo is a cow playing baseball.

205. Georgetown Hoyas, a member of the Big East Conference.

206. Great Bend Bat Cats, a team from the Sunflower League.

207. Great Lakes Resorters, a team from the Northwoods League that is a nod to the Great Lakes as well as a professional team in the 1910s with the same name.

208. Green Bay Booyah, previously called the Green Bay Bullfrogs, the team from the Northwoods League gets their name from a contest organized in 2018.

209. Hastings Sodbusters, a team based in Nebraska that plays in the Expedition League.

210. Indiana State Sycamores, a team playing in the NCAA Division.

211. Iona/Saint Mary’s Gaels, a team competing in the NCAA Division I.

212. Kalamazoo Mac Daddies, a team originally created as a Father’s day name change for Kalamazoo Growlers, became a team in revamped NWL in 2020.

213. Kent State Golden Flashes, a member of the NCAA Division I.

214. Llamas, a team from the Cascade Collegiate League whose logo is an angry Llama.

215. Long Beach Dirtbags, a member of the NCAA Division I Big West Conference.

216. Macon Bacon, a Georgia based team from the Coastal Plain League that started playing in the year 2018.

217. New York University Violets, a team competing in the NCAA Division III.

218. Niagara Purple Eagles, a team competing in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference.

219. North Carolina Tar Heels, a member of the NCAA Division I.

220. North Dakota Fighting Sioux, a team playing in the NCAA Division I.

221. North Shore Navigators, a team from the Futures League.

222. Northern Arizona/Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks, a member of the NCAA Division I.

223. Ohio State Buckeyes, a member of the NCAA Big Ten Conference.

224. Omaha Filthballers, a team from the Corn Belt League.

225. Portland Gherkins/Portland Pickles, originally created as a farm club, the team has taken the field in 2020 by playing in the Wild West League.

226. Presbyterian College Blue Hose, a member of the Big South Conference.

227. Purdue Boilermakers, a team playing in the NCAA Big Ten Conference.

228. Round Rock Hairy Men, a baseball team with a name that gives the nod to the ‘Hairy Man’, a local urban legend.

229. San Antonio Flying Chanclas, a team from the Texas Collegiate League whose name has been the ode to the sandal used as a flying weapon.

230. Saint Louis Billikens, a team competing in the Atlantic 10 Conference.

231. Santa Cruz Banana Slugs, an independent member of the NCAA Division II.

232. Savannah Bananas, a baseball team that has been a member of the Coastal Plain League since 2016.

233. South Dakota School Of Mines Hardrockers, a member of the NCAA Division II.

234. St. Bonaventure Bonnies, a member of the NCAA Division I.

235. Stetson Hatters, a member of the NCAA Division I.

236. Stony Brook Seawolves, a team playing in American East Conference.

237. Sunflower Seeds, a team from the Sunflower League.

238. TCU Horned Frogs, a team competing in the NCAA Division I.

239. Toccopola Swampers, a team from the Cotton States Baseball League.

240. Traverse City Pit Spitters, a Northwoods league’s baseball team that started playing from the 2019 season.

241. Tropics, the team from the Grand Park, has been named after the Flint Tropics, the basketball team in the movie ‘Semi-Pro’.

242. Turf Monsters, a team from the Grand Park League.

243. UMKC Kangaroos, a member of the NCAA Summit League.

244. University Of Idaho Vandals, a team that is a member of the Big Sky Conference.

245. University Of Minnesota Golden Gophers, a team competing in the NCAA Big Ten Conference.

246. VMI Keydets, a team playing in the NCAA Division I.

247. Virginia Tech Hokies, a member of the Atlantic Coast Conference.

248. Webster University Gorloks, a member of the NCAA Division I.

249. Western Kentucky University Hilltoppers, a team competing in the NCAA Division I.

250. Whittier College Poets, a member of the NCAA Division III.

251. Wichita State Shockers, a team competing in the NCAA American Athletic Conference.

252. Williams College Purple Cows, a member of the NCAA Division III.

253. Winter Garden Squeeze, a team from the Florida League that gives the nod to the citrus-growing community of Florida.

254. Youngstown State Penguins, a member of the NCAA The Horizon League.

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