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From BR Bullpen
Chicago is the third largest city in the United States, located on the western shore of Lake Michigan, 90 miles south of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. It is home to the University of Chicago, Loyola University of Chicago and DePaul University. Traditionally, the Cubs represent the north side of Chicago, while the White Sox represent the South side.
 Teams that have played here
- Chicago White Stockings, National Association (1871-1875)
- Chicago White Stockings, National League (1876-1893)
- Chicago Browns, Union Association (1884)
- Chicago Unions, Negro Leagues (1887-1900)
- Chicago Maroons, Western Association (1888)
- Chicago Pirates, Players League (1890)
- Chicago Colts, National League (1894-1897)
- Chicago Orphans, National League (1898)
- Chicago Cubs, National League (1899-present)
- Columbia Giants, Negro Leagues (1899-1900)
- Chicago White Stockings, American League (1900-1903)
- Chicago White Sox, American League (1904-present)
- Chicago Union Giants, Negro Leagues (1901-1904)
- Leland Giants, Negro Leagues (1905-1910)
- Chicago Giants, Negro Leagues (1910-1919)
- Chicago American Giants, Negro Leagues (1911-1919, 1936)
- Chicago Chi-Feds, Federal League (1914)
- Chicago Whales, Federal League (1915)
- Chicago American Giants, Negro National League (1920-1931, 1933-1935)
- Chicago Giants, Negro National League (1920-1921)
- Chicago American Giants, Negro Southern League (1932)
- Chicago American Giants, Negro American League (1937-1950)
- Chicago Colleens, AAGPBL (1948)
 Further Reading
- Leslie A. Heaphy, ed.: Black Baseball and Chicago: Essays on the Players, Teams and Games of the Negro Leagues' Most Important City, McFarland, Jefferson, NC, 2006.
- Richard Hershberger: "Chicago's Role in Early Professional Baseball", in The Baseball Research Journal, SABR, Volume 40, Number 1 (Spring 2011), pp. 9-11.