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We list 35,000+ teams from Negro League, Japanese league, and 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.

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Arizona

Arizona Table
City From To # Teams
19602018302AZL Giants Orange, AZL Padres 2, AZL Cubs 1, AZL Cubs 2, AZL Giants Black, AZL Indians 2, AZL Royals, AZL Indians 1, AZL Padres 1, AZL White Sox, AZL Dodgers, AZL Rangers, AZL Indians, AZL Reds, AZL Diamondbacks, AZL Brewers, Team USA, Team China, AZL Royals 2, AZL Royals 1, AZL Cubs, AZL Angels, AZL Athletics, AZL Rockies, AZL Mariners, AZL Rockies/Cubs, AZL Cardinals, AZL Giants, AZL Padres, AIL Mariners, AIL Padres, AIL Angels, AIL Giants, AIL Brewers, AIL Astros, AIL Collegians, AIL Royals, AIL Braves, AIL Pilots, AIL Dodgers, AIL Athletics, AIL Cubs, AIL Pirates, AIL Colt .22s, AIL Colt .45s, AIL Orioles
Bisbee1928201421Bisbee Blue, Bisbee-Douglas, Bisbee-Douglas Copper Kings, Bisbee-Douglas Miners, Bisbee Yanks, Bisbee Bees
Chandler199219943Chandler Desert Dogs
Douglas191520145Douglas Diablos, Douglas Copper Kings, Douglas Miners
Glendale201320186Glendale Desert Dogs
Globe192919558Globe-Miami Miners, Globe-Miami Browns, Globe Bears
Grand Canyon199219921Grand Canyon Rafters
Maryvale199820025Maryvale Saguaros
Mesa1929201850Mesa Solar Sox, Mesa Miners, AZL Angels, Mesa Desert Dogs, AZL Cubs, AZL Rockies, Mesa Saguaros, AIL Angels, AIL Dodgers, AIL Mesa, Mesa Jewels
Mexico199820003AZL Mexico, AZL Mexico Stars
Miami192819303Miami Miners
Peoria1988201848Peoria Saguaros, Peoria Javelinas, AZL Mariners, AZL Diamondbacks, AZL Padres, AZL Brewers, AZL Red Sox/Mariners
Phoenix19152018124AZL Royals, AZL Padres, AZL Rangers, AZL Brewers, Phoenix Desert Dogs, AZL White Sox, Arizona Diamondbacks, AZL Athletics, AZL Diamondbacks, Phoenix Sanguaros, Phoenix Firebirds, AIL Giants, Phoenix Giants, Phoenix Stars, Phoenix Senators
San Luis200920091San Luis Aleticos
Scottsdale1972201856Salt River Rafters, Surprise Scorpions, AZL Giants, Valley Vipers, Grand Canyon Rafters, Scottsdale Scorpions, AZL Athletics, AZL Padres, AIL Cubs
Sun Cities199219987Sun Cities Solar Sox
Surprise2005201812Surprise Saguaros, Surprise Rafters, Surprise Fightin' Falcons
Tempe199319964Tempe Rafters
Tucson1915201876Tucson Saguaros, Tucson Padres, Tucson Sidewinders, AZL White Sox, AZL Rockies, AZL Diamondbacks, Tucson Javelinas, Tucson Toros, Tucson Cowboys, Tucson Lizards, Tucson Missions, Tucson Waddies, Tucson Old Pueblos
Yuma1950201130Yuma Scorpions, Western Canada Miners, Saskatchewan Silver Sox, Team Canada, Sonora Pilots, San Diego Surf Dogs, Snow Falcons, Canada Miners, Sonora Surf Dogs, Yuma Bullfrogs, Yuma Desert Dawgs, Yuma Sun Sox, Yuma Panthers

About the Register Data

Historical performance data for professional leagues (affiliated minor leagues, independent minor leagues, fall/winter leagues, and other international leagues) is provided by and licensed from 24-7 Baseball and Chadwick Baseball Bureau. It incorporates the work of many stalwart baseball researchers, including Cliff Blau, Art Cantu, Frank Hamilton, Reed Howard, Kevin Johnson, Bob McConnell, Jack Morris, and Ray Nemec, as well as members of the Minor Leagues Committee of the Society for American Baseball Research.

Perhaps most importantly, it builds upon the seminal work of Ed Washuta, who magnanimously provided the framework to make the whole thing possible.

Minor league Total Zone (Rctch&Rtz, 2005-2009) data provided by Baseballprojection.com and Minorleaguesplits.com.

About the Negro League Data

Sources

This data comes from two sources. 1) The Negro Leagues Researchers and Authors Group put together by the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum thanks to a grant provided by Major League Baseball. 2) Gary Ashwill and his collaborators.

The Hall of Fame data is found for the years 1920-1948 and the Ashwill data is found from 1904-1919. Many statistics are incomplete due to ongoing research and/or limitations in published sources, so please be assured that we are aware there are issues with the data and will continue to work with our data providers to improve the data that appears here.

The Hall of Fame dataset

This data is constructed from the best available information as provided by Larry Lester, Wayne Stivers and Dick Clark of the Negro Leagues Researchers and Authors Group. It contains data culled from newspaper boxscores, covering league sanctioned games from 1920 to 1948, which was produced for a study sponsored by Major League Baseball and the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum. It reflects totals as compiled by the NLRAG up to 2006. As new credible information is continually unearthed, these numbers will continue to change.

Baseball-Reference and the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum would like to acknowledge Major League Baseball for funding this study, along with the Negro Leagues Researchers and Authors Group for their extensive efforts to collect the raw data and construct the most comprehensive database of Negro Leagues Baseball statistics.  Under the direction of Larry Lester, Wayne Stivers and Dick Clark, this database is the largest dataset ever made publically available and we wish to express our gratitude for all their efforts to help rebuild this lost statistical history.

The Ashwill Negro Leagues Database

Playing statistics and biographical data on the Negro leagues (all pre-1920) and early Latin American professional baseball is licensed from and provided by the Negro Leagues Database, a project organized by Gary Ashwill with the participation of many historians of Negro league and Latin American baseball.

The database is a work in progress, and will include more seasons as development continues. It appears in its original form at Seamheads.com.

Playing statistics and biographical data for this portion of our dataset (The Negro Leagues Database) are all copyright 2013 by Gary Ashwill. All rights reserved.

Completeness

Note that our records are missing thousands of players who played in the Negro Leagues for minor league teams, independent teams, barnstorming teams or even Negro major league teams. We will bring their records to light as soon as suitable records are available for those players.

Details about our NLB Data

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