- Location: Hickory, NC
- League: South Atlantic League 1993-2019; High-A East 2021; South Atlantic League 2022-
- Affiliation: Chicago White Sox 1993-1998; Pittsburgh Pirates 1999-2008; Texas Rangers 2009-present
- Ballpark: L.P. Frans Stadium
The Hickory Crawdads, of the South Atlantic League and briefly in High-A East, have one of the minors' most popular logos - a baseball-pinching crawdad. The Texas Rangers farmhands play their home games at L.P. Frans Stadium in Hickory, NC.
They play Copa de la Diversión Hispanic engagement campaign games as Llamas de Hickory ("llamas" salutes the South American pack animal).