- Location: Columbus, OH
- League: International League 1977-present
- Affiliation: Pittsburgh Pirates 1977-1978; New York Yankees 1979-2006; Washington Nationals 2007-2008; Cleveland Indians 2009-present
- Ballpark: Cooper Stadium 1977-2008; Huntington Park 2009-present
Seven years after the Columbus Jets left town, the Columbus Clippers began play in the International League in 1977. For the club's first two seasons, they were an affiliate of the Pittsburgh Pirates. In 1979, they became a farm club of the New York Yankees and remained so for over a quarter century. The club was a Washington Nationals affiliate from 2007-2008 before becoming the Cleveland Indians' AAA affiliate in 2009.
- J. David Herman: Almost Yankees: The Summer of ’81 and the Greatest Baseball Team You’ve Never Heard Of, University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, NE, 2019. ISBN 978-1-4962-0889-7