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1996 Minor League Baseball League Encyclopedia

Year Index / Affiliations / Map of Teams / Batting Leaders / Pitching Leaders / Other Years: 1995 / 1997

League-by-League Batting

RkLgLevTmsBatAgeR/GGPAABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOBAOBPSLGOPSTBGDPHBPSHSFIBB
29American LeagueMajor League1428.95.3922668972579090122082192242054212742115831454634859214056.277.350.445.795351951910721570752609
30National LeagueMajor League1428.74.682268875177771110623203983782434222099871785709750115252.262.330.408.738317081699683974648734
11American AssociationAAA826.54.52114842670381745188992019272371113482770039835117215.260.326.410.73615660866369312304237
12International LeagueAAA1026.74.9014185240946602694712555257738413406446115059245328861.269.337.427.76519920994452404419182
13Mexican LeagueAAA160.04.42179869163596947940160162457326924717395958572808007.268.351.367.7182189716196071083499534
14Pacific Coast LeagueAAA1026.35.111422548804861672731357926784271158667998363048948984.279.348.423.771205851112461454455373
8Eastern LeagueAA1023.94.631416530034662065631211522813071197598798372549639358.260.336.399.73518601956539512369321
9Southern LeagueAA1023.94.8613945300046372677012179243233311006132116071552859547.263.342.401.743185771010545407391327
10Texas LeagueAA824.14.89111642213374325456101742011318914493580554136896453.272.341.416.75615563904386389317139
3California LeagueAdv A1023.15.77140055857485558077134102565376122572131541769571610646.276.358.420.77820402984694443449119
4Carolina LeagueAdv A822.84.67111041637366955181953318352198114669117358038137396.260.334.388.72214239733442386301154
5Florida State LeagueAdv A1422.34.3119087122862881822316071291550487672801895979636312127.256.330.360.689226221321841630513232
1Midwest LeagueA1421.64.691900720416274889151591630484791025784318571044717413255.254.336.366.703229971326936603580240
2South Atlantic LeagueA1421.24.381964733926437986121550728794521087744123441264692115070.241.322.350.672225519761000580512263
6New York-Pennsylvania LeagueShort-Season A1420.94.54105639584347194789853115103164714069116254537108080.246.325.348.67312086587513319323115
7Northwest LeagueShort-Season A820.85.176062391420947313452701015158443276560226123134996.252.332.379.710793037229216719585
31Appalachian LeagueRookie920.25.23606228171987831705019935156400264383333023404868.252.338.376.714746635732010117841
32Arizona LeagueRookie618.95.15336130291148717322907504168106138851720111832737.253.331.354.6854065199197669617
33Gulf Coast LeagueRookie1618.94.4395435194311384228762913572892873491123954929126893.245.319.335.6541042553959031224263
34Pioneer LeagueRookie820.66.975762370120397401559221023208481338781335325704401.290.375.432.807880437535912824753
15Chinese Professional Baseball LeagueForeign6
16Japan Central LeagueForeign628.44.447803019226459346370191130110765331441822026685190.265.336.403.73910664623231644190155
17Japan Pacific LeagueForeign628.54.127802983226108321367401107128723306256823726045042.258.328.393.72110272519201720199113
18Korean Baseball OrganizationForeign8
19Dominican Summer LeagueForeign Rookie255.45176067458577409598151462431468848755127721457757710663.262.356.365.7212105714061096557488189
20Big South LeagueIndependent624.36.1643016751145142647418883173322230162920916862248.289.367.422.789613127022113619464
21Frontier LeagueIndependent823.04.89592227421969228955378889124273254571425722313666.273.354.372.727733437932733216099
22Heartland LeagueIndependent422.96.0623893248058144322763868015511903861679081539.282.364.408.77232871521701097939
23North Atlantic LeagueIndependent624.85.07430161271388321823740605106119178666525616032493.269.353.354.707491422325126912179
24Northeast LeagueIndependent624.64.90480180751603723514234770135286204156620914693269.264.331.382.714613223320923612453
25Northern LeagueIndependent826.25.886742679723302396066421294118679357368927927433981.285.365.438.80310209529313195244136
26Prairie LeagueIndependent1125.36.077963133527522483078481458139723422196235329275028.285.359.427.7861175352038824725196
27Texas-Louisiana LeagueIndependent625.65.135942282720119304556111058130426272567124620453601.279.350.408.758820738627119220093
28Western LeagueIndependent825.85.397182828824926387369901282205547352477644725024777.280.353.414.7671032344939327619196

League-by-League Pitching

RkLgLevTmsPAgeR/GWLW-L%ERAGGSGFCGSHOSVIPHRERHRBBIBBSOHBPBKWPBFWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9SO/W
29American LeagueMajor League1428.35.3911321132.5004.992266226621031637953620271.2219221220811241274285926091405672166771897341.5059.71.23.86.21.64
30National LeagueMajor League1428.44.6811341134.5004.2122682268214112711758020289.0203981062395002220750173415252683131782875271.3759.01.03.36.82.03
11American AssociationAAA826.64.52574574.5004.0711481148107870772909947.099205188450111133511237721536957451426761.3509.01.03.26.52.06
12International LeagueAAA1026.64.90708708.5004.571418141813161026235712040.2125556947611413404532182886145270675524181.4199.41.03.46.61.96
13Mexican LeagueAAA164.42899899.5003.871798179815562427038215772.216016794067759247280534800760750780691671.4779.10.54.24.61.10
14Pacific Coast LeagueAAA1026.15.11710710.5004.58142214221333896931112454.0135797273633711584894373898446194662548901.4839.80.83.56.51.84
8Eastern LeagueAA1023.84.63708708.5004.091416141613131038534612222.01211565635552119749633219358539125653530121.3978.90.93.76.91.89
9Southern LeagueAA1024.34.86697697.5004.25139413941340548135812120.11217967705728110052853279547545114798530201.4419.00.83.97.11.81
10Texas LeagueAA823.94.89558558.5004.2911161116104967512959681.110174545646169143689139645338653532422221.4329.50.83.46.01.75
3California LeagueAdv A1023.15.77700700.5004.81140014001360404633212434.1134108077664712255716119106466941751039558821.5389.70.94.17.71.86
4Carolina LeagueAdv A822.64.67555555.5003.9711101110104763752509620.19533518142488113813154739644286588416481.3878.90.83.66.91.94
5Florida State LeagueAdv A1422.74.31953953.5003.6319081908180410413448616580.216071822366928766363232121278411481035712521.3538.70.53.56.61.91
1Midwest LeagueA1421.34.69950950.5003.941900190017971039344316512.2159168915722410257174240132559362821261720741.3988.70.63.97.21.85
2South Atlantic LeagueA1421.34.38982982.5003.5919641964183413013949617141.21550786126834108769212631507010002921438734101.3088.10.63.67.92.18
6New York-Pennsylvania LeagueShort-Season A1421.04.54527527.5003.7510561056100947722529132.185314789380747137101158080513217774396021.3408.40.53.78.02.18
7Northwest LeagueShort-Season A820.95.17303303.5004.136066066042291635431.1527031342493443231385499629298436239181.3968.70.73.88.32.16
31Appalachian LeagueRookie920.05.23303303.5004.4560660657531401375126.25019317025344002340414868320109605228231.4358.80.74.18.52.08
32Arizona LeagueRookie619.15.15168168.5003.93336336327921792957.2290717321290106118317273719773264130341.3838.80.33.68.32.31
33Gulf Coast LeagueRookie1619.24.43475475.5003.5395495491638692158181.07629422832082872912636893590263790352111.2888.40.33.27.62.37
34Pioneer LeagueRookie820.66.97288288.5005.715765765679131245039.05922401531954812570534401359117668237061.68510.60.94.67.91.71
15Chinese Professional Baseball LeagueForeign6
16Japan Central LeagueForeign627.54.44390390.5004.06780780638142581556997.17019346331537652668155519023121246301921.3849.01.03.46.71.95
17Japan Pacific LeagueForeign628.14.12380380.5003.72780780636144561887008.06740321328997232604113504220113260298321.3338.70.93.36.51.94
18Korean Baseball OrganizationForeign8
19Dominican Summer LeagueForeign Rookie255.44880880.5004.151760176016281327235514983.1151469580690685075651901066110852401499675041.5169.10.54.56.41.41
20Big South LeagueIndependent625.26.16214214.5005.254304303804417743639.1418826472123322168664224822174258167561.61410.40.84.25.61.33
21Frontier LeagueIndependent823.24.89296296.5004.1159259252666321175088.1537828952324273223199366632754389227481.4959.50.53.96.51.64
22Heartland LeagueIndependent422.46.06119119.5005.08238238194447362035.22276144311501559083915391701419493281.56410.10.74.06.81.69
23North Atlantic LeagueIndependent664.85.07232232.5004.054304303438726753576.2374021821611119160379249325137306161291.4949.40.34.06.31.56
24Northeast LeagueIndependent625.04.90239239.5004.014804804176321984094.2423423511826286146953326920941321180781.3939.30.63.27.22.23
25Northern LeagueIndependent825.45.88337337.5005.1667467460668281205876.16642396033666792743136398131364405268021.59710.21.04.26.11.45
26Prairie LeagueIndependent1125.06.07398398.5005.15796796693103271506830.2784848303906723292796502838829451313411.57710.31.03.96.61.72
27Texas-Louisiana LeagueIndependent625.95.13297297.5004.4459459449599271225121.0561130452525426204593360127127390228311.4959.90.73.66.31.76
28Western LeagueIndependent824.95.39359359.5004.5171871864969221716356.0699038733187547250296477739356340283021.4939.90.83.56.81.91

League-by-League Fielding

RkLgLevTmsGCGPOAEDPFld%PBSBCSCS%lgCS%POAttendance
29American LeagueMajor League142266608152324015702278.982168145463430%
30National LeagueMajor League142268608672424617862075.979165178570928%
11American AssociationAAA81148298411191511251073.97411470039836%
12International LeagueAAA101418361221453313581195.974139115059234%
13Mexican LeagueAAA161798473182079918611760.973161
14Pacific Coast LeagueAAA101422373621582115121385.97213298363039%
8Eastern LeagueAA101416366661539216111254.97017398372542%
9Southern LeagueAA101394363611486616031283.970220116071538%
10Texas LeagueAA81116290441232213461113.96811580554140%
3California LeagueAdv A101400373031523520041244.963310154176933%
4Carolina LeagueAdv A8111028861119381487959.965188117358033%
5Florida State LeagueAdv A141908497402123424121672.967379188597934%
1Midwest LeagueA141900495382087027761713.9623251857104436%
2South Atlantic LeagueA141964514252079430191455.960383
6New York-Pennsylvania LeagueShort-Season A14105627397110031591776.960264116254532%
7Northwest LeagueShort-Season A86061629466061030460.95716760226130%
31Appalachian LeagueRookie96061538060011091438.95118883333028%
32Arizona LeagueRookie633688733563708257.94612451720128%
33Gulf Coast LeagueRookie1695424543103931759757.952320123954931%
34Pioneer LeagueRookie85761511762631174503.94814881335330%
15Chinese Professional Baseball LeagueForeign6
16Japan Central LeagueForeign6780493.000
17Japan Pacific LeagueForeign6780424.000
18Korean Baseball OrganizationForeign8
19Dominican Summer LeagueForeign Rookie251760452862054844601500.937477
20Big South LeagueIndependent6430109184525733332.95513962920925%
21Frontier LeagueIndependent8592152656530852505.96215671425726%417,619
22Heartland LeagueIndependent423861072560482189.9477338616730%61,385
23North Atlantic LeagueIndependent6430107304578843324.94816666525628%
24Northeast LeagueIndependent6480122845073788366.95711956620927%
25Northern LeagueIndependent8674176297201898622.96510868927929%1,052,818
26Prairie LeagueIndependent117962049284341339637.95621996235327%
27Texas-Louisiana LeagueIndependent6594153636382798541.96513767124627%
28Western LeagueIndependent87181906879011066612.96217677644737%

Pro Baseball Map for 1996

ALL TEAMS ARE LOCATED IN THE CENTER OF THE TOWN THEY ARE LISTED IN. We have not located the actual location of the ballpark.

We list over 30,000 of teams from 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. Report any errors or omissions

League Teams

LgLevTm
American AssociationAAABuffalo Bisons, Indianapolis Indians, Iowa Cubs, Louisville Redbirds, Nashville Sounds, New Orleans Zephyrs, Oklahoma City 89ers, Omaha Royals
International LeagueAAACharlotte Knights, Columbus Clippers, Norfolk Tides, Ottawa Lynx, Pawtucket Red Sox, Richmond Braves, Rochester Red Wings, Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons,
Syracuse Chiefs, Toledo Mud Hens
Mexican LeagueAAAAguascalientes Rieleros, Campeche Alacranes, Mexico City Diablos Rojos, Mexico City Tigres, Minatitlan Potros, Monclova Acereros, Monterrey Sultanes, Nuevo Laredo Tecolotes,
Oaxaca Guerreros, Poza Rica Petroleros, Quintana Roo Langosteros, Reynosa Broncos, Saltillo Saraperos, Tabasco Olmecas, Union Laguna Algodoneros, Yucatan Leones
Pacific Coast LeagueAAAAlbuquerque Dukes, Calgary Cannons, Colorado Springs Sky Sox, Edmonton Trappers, Las Vegas Stars, Phoenix Firebirds, Salt Lake Buzz, Tacoma Rainiers,
Tucson Toros, Vancouver Canadians
Eastern LeagueAABinghamton Mets, Bowie Baysox, Canton-Akron Indians, Hardware City Rock Cats, Harrisburg Senators, New Haven Ravens, Norwich Navigators, Portland Sea Dogs,
Reading Phillies, Trenton Thunder
Southern LeagueAABirmingham Barons, Carolina Mudcats, Chattanooga Lookouts, Greenville Braves, Huntsville Stars, Jacksonville Suns, Knoxville Smokies, Memphis Chicks,
Orlando Cubs, Port City Roosters
Texas LeagueAAArkansas Travelers, El Paso Diablos, Jackson Generals, Midland Angels, San Antonio Missions, Shreveport Captains, Tulsa Drillers, Wichita Wranglers
California LeagueAdv ABakersfield Blaze, High Desert Mavericks, Lake Elsinore Storm, Lancaster JetHawks, Modesto A's, Rancho Cucamonga Quakes, San Bernardino Stampede, San Jose Giants,
Stockton Ports, Visalia Oaks
Carolina LeagueAdv ADurham Bulls, Frederick Keys, Kinston Indians, Lynchburg Hillcats, Prince William Cannons, Salem Avalanche, Wilmington Blue Rocks, Winston-Salem Warthogs
Florida State LeagueAdv ABrevard County Manatees, Clearwater Phillies, Daytona Cubs, Dunedin Blue Jays, Fort Myers Miracle, Kissimmee Cobras, Lakeland Tigers, Port Charlotte Rangers,
Sarasota Red Sox, St. Lucie Mets, St. Petersburg Cardinals, Tampa Yankees, Vero Beach Dodgers, West Palm Beach Expos
Midwest LeagueABeloit Snappers, Burlington Bees, Cedar Rapids Kernels, Clinton LumberKings, Fort Wayne Wizards, Kane County Cougars, Lansing Lugnuts, Michigan Battle Cats,
Peoria Chiefs, Quad Cities River Bandits, Rockford Cubbies, South Bend Silver Hawks, West Michigan Whitecaps, Wisconsin Timber Rattlers
South Atlantic LeagueAAsheville Tourists, Augusta GreenJackets, Capital City Bombers, Charleston AlleyCats, Charleston RiverDogs, Columbus Red Stixx, Delmarva Shorebirds, Fayetteville Generals,
Greensboro Bats, Hagerstown Suns, Hickory Crawdads, Macon Braves, Piedmont Boll Weevils, Savannah Sand Gnats
New York-Pennsylvania LeagueShort-Season AAuburn Doubledays, Batavia Clippers, Erie Sea Wolves, Hudson Valley Renegades, Jamestown Jammers, Lowell Spinners, New Jersey Cardinals, Oneonta Yankees,
Pittsfield Mets, St. Catharines Stompers, Utica Blue Sox, Vermont Expos, Watertown Indians, Williamsport Cubs
Northwest LeagueShort-Season ABellingham Giants, Boise Hawks, Eugene Emeralds, Everett AquaSox, Portland Rockies, Southern Oregon Timberjacks, Spokane Indians, Yakima Bears
Appalachian LeagueRookieBluefield Orioles, Bristol White Sox, Burlington Indians, Danville Braves, Elizabethton Twins, Johnson City Cardinals, Kingsport Mets, Martinsville Phillies,
Princeton Reds
Arizona LeagueRookieAZL Angels, AZL Athletics, AZL Diamondbacks, AZL Mariners, AZL Padres, AZL Rockies
Gulf Coast LeagueRookieGCL Astros, GCL Braves, GCL Cubs, GCL Devil Rays, GCL Expos, GCL Marlins, GCL Mets, GCL Orioles,
GCL Pirates, GCL Rangers, GCL Red Sox, GCL Royals, GCL Tigers, GCL Twins, GCL White Sox, GCL Yankees
Pioneer LeagueRookieBillings Mustangs, Butte Copper Kings, Great Falls Dodgers, Helena Brewers, Idaho Falls Braves, Lethbridge Black Diamonds, Medicine Hat Blue Jays, Ogden Raptors
Chinese Professional Baseball LeagueForeignBrother Elephants, China Times Eagles, Mercuries Tigers, Sinon Bulls, Uni-President Lions, Wei Chuan Dragons
Japan Central LeagueForeignChunichi Dragons, Hanshin Tigers, Hiroshima Carp, Yakult Swallows, Yokohama Bay Stars, Yomiuri Giants
Japan Pacific LeagueForeignChiba Lotte Marines, Fukuoka Daiei Hawks, Nippon Ham Fighters, Orix Blue Wave, Osaka Kintetsu Buffaloes, Seibu Lions
Korean Baseball OrganizationForeignHaitai Tigers, Hanwha Eagles, Hyundai Unicorns, LG Twins, Lotte Giants, OB Bears, Samsung Lions, Ssangbangwool Raiders
Dominican Summer LeagueForeign RookieDSL Astros/Red Sox, DSL Athletics, DSL Blue Jays, DSL Braves, DSL Brewers/White Sox, DSL Cardinals, DSL Co-op, DSL Cubs/Padres,
DSL Devil Rays/Angels, DSL Diamondbacks, DSL Dodgers 1, DSL Dodgers 2, DSL Expos, DSL Giants, DSL Indians, DSL Mariners,
DSL Marlins, DSL Mets, DSL Orioles, DSL Phillies, DSL Pirates, DSL Rangers, DSL Royals/Rockies, DSL Tigers,
DSL Yankees
Big South LeagueIndependentClarksville Coyotes, Columbia Mules, Greenville Bluesmen, Meridian Brakemen, Pine Bluff Locomotives, Tennessee Tomahawks
Frontier LeagueIndependentChillicothe Paints, Evansville Otters, Johnstown Steal, Kalamazoo Kodiaks, Ohio Valley Redcoats, Richmond Roosters, Springfield Capitals, Zanesville Greys
Heartland LeagueIndependentAnderson Lawmen, Dubois County Dragons, Lafayette Leopards, Will County Cheetahs
North Atlantic LeagueIndependentAltoona Rail Kings, Catskill Cougars, Massachusetts Mad Dogs, Nashua Hawks, Newark Barge Bandits, Welland Aquaducks
Northeast LeagueIndependentAdirondack Lumberjacks, Albany Diamond Dogs, Bangor Blue Ox, Elmira Pioneers, Newburgh Night Hawks, Rhode Island Tigersharks
Northern LeagueIndependentDuluth-Superior Dukes, Fargo-Moorhead Red Hawks, Madison Black Wolf, Sioux City Explorers, Sioux Falls Canaries, St. Paul Saints, Thunder Bay Whiskey Jacks, Winnipeg Goldeyes
Prairie LeagueIndependentAberdeen Pheasants, Brainerd Bobcats, Brandon Grey Owls, Dakota Rattlers, Grand Forks Varmints, Green Bay Sultans, Minot Mallards, Moose Jaw Diamond Dogs,
Regina Cyclones, Saskatoon Smokin' Guns, Southern Minny Stars
Texas-Louisiana LeagueIndependentAbilene Prairie Dogs, Alexandria Aces, Amarillo Dillas, Lubbock Crickets, Rio Grande Valley WhiteWings, Tyler Wildcatters
Western LeagueIndependentBend Bandits, Grays Harbor Gulls, Long Beach Riptide, Palm Springs Suns, Reno Chukars, Salinas Peppers, Sonoma County Crushers, Tri-City Posse