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1998 Minor League Baseball League Encyclopedia

Year Index / Affiliations / Map of Teams / Batting Leaders / Pitching Leaders / Other Years: 1997 / 1999

League-by-League Batting

RkLgLevTmsBatAgeR/GGPAABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOBAOBPSLGOPSTBGDPHBPSHSFIBB
31American LeagueMajor League1429.35.0122688816578416113652127642484082499107671675754773714438.271.340.432.771338371772763538711420
32National LeagueMajor League1628.54.60259610009288700119322321344934912565113131609751871017455.262.331.410.7413638319328241167691647
11International LeagueAAA1426.44.99200276407673999996181643605467202892601704800721913106.269.344.427.771287871588721511557271
12Mexican LeagueAAA160.04.741918749746439190901808127054858888137118667880918217.281.363.379.7432442019546041300588646
13Pacific Coast LeagueAAA1626.95.2322918774477706119812162344635252373110941571869776915394.278.348.441.789342551890953655661346
8Eastern LeagueAA1023.84.5914165328347050650312341237030011845931112261648599892.262.336.401.737188631042535476363237
9Southern LeagueAA1024.15.3013945423147063738312664256936811546750124767457449409.269.352.413.765194311073539407478197
10Texas LeagueAA824.15.391120432943813360341054621493501066551998953439897244.277.350.435.78516593835474361337187
3California LeagueAdv A1022.65.0914005400347655712112641259843494963081347731498910767.265.340.398.73718954979585388386152
4Carolina LeagueAdv A822.64.29111841399367594791927319122547164321116466733628385.252.322.377.69813841737542417319145
5Florida State LeagueAdv A1422.54.941946747856618396211759132174561357858123091062659313193.266.337.390.727257911339846554609243
1Midwest LeagueA1421.54.651952739326515490701658932195081080793922701082663414551.255.330.369.700240641312985647512228
2South Atlantic LeagueA1421.44.881974744756587996331709331444181431846222761074642115457.259.332.385.7172536612641003638534145
6New York-Pennsylvania LeagueShort-Season A1421.04.90106040275355125195895716893235574486123256836588469.252.329.365.6941296363557324628692
7Northwest LeagueShort-Season A820.95.696082420520976346055721031184415299380228925194513.266.350.392.742821636533316221569
33Appalachian LeagueRookie1020.05.676722604822862380861321086211499325190236725005205.268.347.400.746913740633916118647
34Arizona LeagueRookie819.25.81440173261509225554082760199167209576033916813763.270.352.380.73357412713079315349
35Gulf Coast LeagueRookie1419.34.5983631099276053835693913332583633199112354825376314.251.324.358.682987748053520222053
36Pioneer LeagueRookie820.36.406022401120558385157531152160430328973330127364364.280.371.414.785851546836516418831
14Chinese Professional Baseball LeagueForeign6
15Japan Central LeagueForeign628.74.048123100727246328370521179112662312537822127035218.259.329.383.71210441577247615196133
16Japan Eastern LeagueForeign
17Japan Pacific LeagueForeign628.14.358103117727014352771621259150733333052725129594659.265.341.404.74510920637248736220153
18Japan Western LeagueForeign
19Korean Baseball OrganizationForeign80.0
20Taiwan Major LeagueForeign
21Dominican Summer LeagueForeign Rookie32
22Mexican Academy LeagueForeign Rookie
23Venezuelan Summer LeagueForeign Rookie8
24Atlantic LeagueIndependent626.55.25600230192002231495390977164467279870633223463676.269.350.404.7548096394251180220107
25Frontier LeagueIndependent823.26.166302511121601388262251134144607347074728725624008.288.373.438.811946846846627121166
26Heartland LeagueIndependent623.54.8932212355108451574288151149179136439215110612178.266.339.371.710402714819914510555
27Northeast LeagueIndependent825.94.936702530322374330160571178173410291979631221254355.271.339.394.7338811449285318201161
28Northern LeagueIndependent825.85.466842658623407373365471246123654339472526424654341.280.354.427.78110001533340167207102
29Texas-Louisiana LeagueIndependent725.86.605862363020685386663391253191499348071021621923312.306.378.458.836947149331720323388
30Western LeagueIndependent825.95.747162854924904411070191356148609367884735928074698.282.360.422.78110498561367228243148

League-by-League Pitching

RkLgLevTmsPAgeR/GWLW-L%ERAGGSGFCGSHOSVIPHRERHRBBIBBSOHBPBKWPBFWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9SO/W
27American LeagueMajor League1429.35.0111351131.5014.6522682268212714110159020194.2212101135410430247977044211434176662768881181.4329.51.13.46.41.86
28National LeagueMajor League1628.34.6012951299.4994.2325962596243516114367523240.023279119431092225858743646175528211438351001621.3789.01.03.46.82.01
11International LeagueAAA1426.74.9910001000.5004.55200220021910929850217444.21816499968821202872192711310672182921764271.4559.41.03.76.81.82
12Mexican LeagueAAA164.74959959.5004.171918191817311875142916863.018081909078078888091646821760460885749801.5529.70.54.34.41.02
13Pacific Coast LeagueAAA1626.75.2311451145.5004.782290229121751159557519895.221623119811056523737769346153949531611022877591.4779.81.13.57.01.98
8Eastern LeagueAA1023.94.59708708.5004.10141614161340768139112299.1123416503559711844859237989253586744532951.3989.00.93.67.22.04
9Southern LeagueAA1023.65.30697697.5004.65139413941343516232312214.11266473836304115457441979409539115778542421.5079.30.94.26.91.64
10Texas LeagueAA824.45.39560560.5004.7511201120107050432659767.1105466034515410663989187724447488618433121.4889.71.03.76.71.82
3California LeagueAdv A1022.65.09700700.5004.24140014001359417734612291.01264171215787949498915210767585176879540231.4349.30.73.77.92.16
4Carolina LeagueAdv A822.44.29559559.5003.6711181118105464742949759.09273479139807163362145838554260573414121.2958.60.73.17.72.49
5Florida State LeagueAdv A1422.34.94972972.5004.11194619461854929847517093.1175919621780913576593243131938461611105748051.4159.30.73.56.92.00
1Midwest LeagueA1421.44.65976976.5003.881952195218539912145817072.0165899070735810806634228145519851581285739481.3608.70.63.57.72.19
2South Atlantic LeagueA1421.64.88987987.5004.1019741974187110310046617141.01709396337818143164211451545710032121297744941.3729.00.83.48.12.41
6New York-Pennsylvania LeagueShort-Season A1420.94.90530530.5004.0310601060104317672589230.08957519541345573658928469573177778402861.3678.70.53.68.32.32
7Northwest LeagueShort-Season A820.95.69304304.5004.536086086044221525340.15572346026894152519694513333138511242111.5159.40.74.27.61.79
29Appalachian LeagueRookie1020.35.67336336.5004.7467267264824261465831.06132380830744992500475205339143625260621.4809.50.83.98.02.08
30Arizona LeagueRookie819.45.81220220.5004.63440440436421923843.24082255519781671681493763307164423173351.4999.60.43.98.82.24
31Gulf Coast LeagueRookie1419.44.59419419.5003.7183683682115571957205.06939383529713632537536314535150633311071.3158.70.53.27.92.49
32Pioneer LeagueRookie820.36.40301301.5005.3360260258220181235177.05753385130664302736314364365105576240121.64010.00.74.87.61.60
14Chinese Professional Baseball LeagueForeign6
15Japan Central LeagueForeign627.94.04405405.5003.6781281271399671887258.17052328329596622703133521824750241310121.3448.70.83.46.51.93
16Japan Pacific LeagueForeign628.14.35397397.5003.92810810697113571807210.27162352731407332959153465924885240311781.4048.90.93.75.81.57
17Korean Baseball OrganizationForeign8
18Dominican Summer LeagueForeign Rookie32
19Venezuelan Summer LeagueForeign Rookie8
20Atlantic LeagueIndependent627.05.25300300.5004.5860060055050271295180.25390314926354672346107367625130339230221.4939.40.84.16.41.57
21Frontier LeagueIndependent823.16.16314314.5005.2963063055872171245432.1622538823191607256266400846633451251181.61810.31.04.26.61.56
22Heartland LeagueIndependent623.34.89163163.5004.053223222853723632785.1288115741252179106155217819933171123581.4159.30.63.47.02.05
23Northeast LeagueIndependent825.04.93335335.5003.9867067060664401475781.06057330125574102125161435528567358253111.4159.40.63.36.82.05
24Northern LeagueIndependent825.25.46342342.5004.8368468463351271665946.06547373331896542465102434134024384265931.5169.91.03.76.61.76
25Texas-Louisiana LeagueIndependent724.96.60294294.5005.655865865008615985087.1633938663195499219288331231730423236301.67711.20.93.95.91.51
26Western LeagueIndependent825.75.74359359.5004.8271671665660241686336.07019411033966092807148469836733368285531.55110.00.94.06.71.67

League-by-League Fielding

RkLgLevTmsGCGPOAEDPFld%PBSBCSCS%lgCS%POAttendance
27American LeagueMajor League142268605842329515942085.981202164575031%
28National LeagueMajor League162596697202751318502415.981188163975432%
11International LeagueAAA142002523342136319561915.974177170480032%
12Mexican LeagueAAA161918505892310120252163.973136
13Pacific Coast LeagueAAA162290596872422122652304.974223157186936%
8Eastern LeagueAA101416368981499214801268.972204112261635%
9Southern LeagueAA101394366431487516081320.970202124767435%
10Texas LeagueAA81120293021260614301066.96714398953435%
3California LeagueAdv A101400368731531220111207.963275134773135%
4Carolina LeagueAdv A8111829277119031324932.969155116466736%
5Florida State LeagueAdv A141946512802133626971657.9644062309106232%
1Midwest LeagueA141952512162157827231671.9643022270108232%
2South Atlantic LeagueA141974514232088128951594.9623772276107432%
6New York-Pennsylvania LeagueShort-Season A14106027690111691674832.959256122756832%
7Northwest LeagueShort-Season A86081602167021063462.95519680228926%
29Appalachian LeagueRookie106721749375751207501.95422690236729%
30Arizona LeagueRookie8440115314523909334.94617176033931%
31Gulf Coast LeagueRookie148362161590241423606.956273112354833%
32Pioneer LeagueRookie86021553166711181606.94914273330129%
14Chinese Professional Baseball LeagueForeign6
15Japan Central LeagueForeign6812
16Japan Pacific LeagueForeign6810
17Korean Baseball OrganizationForeign8
18Dominican Summer LeagueForeign Rookie32
19Venezuelan Summer LeagueForeign Rookie8
20Atlantic LeagueIndependent6600155426557813513.96517670633232%611,677
21Frontier LeagueIndependent8630162976698979597.95910774728728%428,138
22Heartland LeagueIndependent632283563508496213.9609339215128%
23Northeast LeagueIndependent86701734375001054564.95919079631228%
24Northern LeagueIndependent8684178387536851661.96813572526427%1,032,922
25Texas-Louisiana LeagueIndependent7586152626484969563.95714571021623%
26Western LeagueIndependent87161900879871013665.96413084735930%

Pro Baseball Map for 1998

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
International LeagueAAABuffalo Bisons, Charlotte Knights, Columbus Clippers, Durham Bulls, Indianapolis Indians, Louisville Redbirds, Norfolk Tides, Ottawa Lynx,
Pawtucket Red Sox, Richmond Braves, Rochester Red Wings, Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons, Syracuse SkyChiefs, Toledo Mud Hens
Mexican LeagueAAAAguascalientes Rieleros, Campeche Piratas, Cancun Langosteros, Chetumal Mayas, Cordoba Cafeteros, Dos Laredos Tecolotes, Mexico City Diablos Rojos, Mexico City Tigres,
Monclova Acereros, Monterrey Sultanes, Oaxaca Guerreros, Reynosa Broncos, Saltillo Saraperos, Tabasco Ganaderos, Union Laguna Algodoneros, Yucatan Leones
Pacific Coast LeagueAAAAlbuquerque Dukes, Calgary Cannons, Colorado Springs Sky Sox, Edmonton Trappers, Fresno Grizzlies, Iowa Cubs, Las Vegas Stars, Memphis Redbirds,
Nashville Sounds, New Orleans Zephyrs, Oklahoma RedHawks, Omaha Royals, Salt Lake Buzz, Tacoma Rainiers, Tucson Sidewinders, Vancouver Canadians
Eastern LeagueAAAkron Aeros, Binghamton Mets, Bowie Baysox, Harrisburg Senators, New Britain Rock Cats, 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, Mobile BayBears,
Orlando Rays, West Tenn Diamond Jaxx
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 ADanville 97s, 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, Jupiter Hammerheads, Kissimmee Cobras, Lakeland Tigers,
Port Charlotte Rangers, Sarasota Red Sox, St. Lucie Mets, St. Petersburg Devil Rays, Tampa Yankees, Vero Beach Dodgers
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, Cape Fear Crocs, Capital City Bombers, Charleston AlleyCats, Charleston RiverDogs, Columbus Red Stixx, Delmarva Shorebirds,
Greensboro Bats, Hagerstown Suns, Hickory Crawdads, Macon Braves, Piedmont Boll Weevils, Savannah Sand Gnats
New York-Pennsylvania LeagueShort-Season AAuburn Doubledays, Batavia Muckdogs, 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 ABoise Hawks, Eugene Emeralds, Everett AquaSox, Portland Rockies, Salem-Keizer Volcanoes, 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 Devil Rays, Pulaski Rangers
Arizona LeagueRookieAZL Athletics, AZL Cubs, AZL Diamondbacks, AZL Mariners, AZL Mexico Stars, AZL Padres, AZL Rockies, AZL White Sox
Gulf Coast LeagueRookieGCL Astros, GCL Braves, 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 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 Trust Whales, 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 Eastern LeagueForeign
Japan Pacific LeagueForeignChiba Lotte Marines, Fukuoka Daiei Hawks, Nippon Ham Fighters, Orix Blue Wave, Osaka Kintetsu Buffaloes, Seibu Lions
Japan Western LeagueForeign
Korean Baseball OrganizationForeignHaitai Tigers, Hanwha Eagles, Hyundai Unicorns, LG Twins, Lotte Giants, OB Bears, Samsung Lions, Ssangbangwool Raiders
Taiwan Major LeagueForeign
Dominican Summer LeagueForeign RookieDSL Angels/White Sox, DSL Astros, DSL Athletics East, DSL Athletics West, DSL Blue Jays, DSL Braves, DSL Brewers, DSL Cardinals,
DSL Cubs, DSL Devil Rays, DSL Diamondbacks, DSL Dodgers 1, DSL Dodgers 2, DSL Expos, DSL Giants, DSL Indians,
DSL Mariners, DSL Marlins, DSL Mets 1, DSL Mets 2, DSL Orioles, DSL Padres, DSL Phillies, DSL Pirates,
DSL Rangers, DSL Red Sox, DSL Reds, DSL Rockies, DSL Royals, DSL Tigers, DSL Twins/Co-op, DSL Yankees
Mexican Academy LeagueForeign Rookie
Venezuelan Summer LeagueForeign RookieGuacara 1, Guacara 2, La Pradera, Miranda, Montalban, San Joaquin 1, San Joaquin 2, Universidad de Carabobo
Atlantic LeagueIndependentAtlantic City Surf, Bridgeport Bluefish, Nashua Pride, Newark Bears, Newburgh Black Diamonds, Somerset Patriots
Frontier LeagueIndependentCanton Crocodiles, Chillicothe Paints, Evansville Otters, Johnstown Steal, Kalamazoo Kodiaks, Ohio Valley Redcoats, Richmond Roosters, Springfield Capitals
Heartland LeagueIndependentCook County Cheetahs, Dubois County Dragons, Huntington, Lafayette Leopards, Tennessee Tomahawks, Tupelo
Northeast LeagueIndependentAdirondack Lumberjacks, Albany-Colonie Diamond Dogs, Allentown Ambassadors, Catskill Cougars, Elmira Pioneers, Massachusetts Mad Dogs, New Jersey Jackals, Waterbury Spirit
Northern LeagueIndependentDuluth-Superior Dukes, Fargo-Moorhead Redhawks, Madison Black Wolf, Sioux City Explorers, Sioux Falls Canaries, St. Paul Saints, Thunder Bay Whiskey Jacks, Winnipeg Goldeyes
Texas-Louisiana LeagueIndependentAbilene Prairie Dogs, Alexandria Aces, Amarillo Dillas, Bayou Bullfrogs, Greenville Bluesmen, Lubbock Crickets, Rio Grande Valley WhiteWings
Western LeagueIndependentBend Bandits, Chico Heat, Grays Harbor Gulls/Western Warriors, Mission Viejo Vigilantes, Pacific Suns, Reno Chukars, Sonoma County Crushers, Tri-City Posse