Louisiana Encyclopedia

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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Alabama (564 tms)

Arkansas (318 tms)

Arizona (765 tms)

California (1736 tms)

Colorado (221 tms)

Connecticut (440 tms)

District of Columbia (123 tms)

Delaware (94 tms)

Florida (2132 tms)

Georgia (829 tms)

Hawaii (47 tms)

Iowa (827 tms)

Idaho (243 tms)

Illinois (1157 tms)

Indiana (590 tms)

Kansas (394 tms)

Kentucky (439 tms)

Louisiana (458 tms)

Massachusetts (648 tms)

Maryland (475 tms)

Maine (103 tms)

Michigan (592 tms)

Minnesota (424 tms)

Missouri (629 tms)

Mississippi (268 tms)

Montana (261 tms)

North Carolina (1337 tms)

North Dakota (96 tms)

Nebraska (340 tms)

New Hampshire (95 tms)

New Jersey (374 tms)

New Mexico (171 tms)

Nevada (105 tms)

New York (2103 tms)

Ohio (1083 tms)

Oklahoma (481 tms)

Oregon (335 tms)

Pennsylvania (1671 tms)

Rhode Island (122 tms)

South Carolina (413 tms)

South Dakota (122 tms)

Tennessee (855 tms)

Texas (1626 tms)

Utah (193 tms)

Virginia (948 tms)

Vermont (52 tms)

Washington (586 tms)

Wisconsin (580 tms)

West Virginia (339 tms)

Wyoming (12 tms)


Alberta (142 tms)

British Columbia (113 tms)

Manitoba (94 tms)

New Brunswick (3 tms)

Nova Scotia (14 tms)

Ontario (355 tms)

Quebec (218 tms)

Saskatchewan (38 tms)


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MX (2 tms)

Aguascalientes (53 tms)

Baja California (50 tms)

Campeche (56 tms)

Chihuahua (47 tms)

Coahuila (163 tms)

Distrito Federal (164 tms)

Durango (3 tms)

Guanajuato (38 tms)

Jalisco (6 tms)

Nuevo Leon (94 tms)

Oaxaca (24 tms)

Puebla (63 tms)

Quintana Roo (21 tms)

San Luis Potosi (29 tms)

Sinaloa (87 tms)

Sonora (89 tms)

Tabasco (17 tms)

Tamaulipas (134 tms)

Veracruz (150 tms)

Yucatan (57 tms)

Zacatecas (12 tms)

Other Countries

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Australia (67 tms)

China (10 tms)

Colombia (20 tms)

Cuba (698 tms)

Dominican Republic (977 tms)

Israel (6 tms)

Italy (127 tms)

Japan (972 tms)

South Korea (283 tms)

Netherlands (97 tms)

New Zealand (1 tm)

Panama (81 tms)

Puerto Rico (175 tms)

San Marino (15 tms)

Taiwan (105 tms)

Venezuela (309 tms)


Louisiana Table
City From To # Teams
Abbeville1920195212Abbeville Athletics, Abbeville A's, Abbeville Sluggers
Alexandria1907201350Alexandria Aces, Alexandria Reds, Alexandria Tigers, Alexandria Hoo Hoos, Alexandria White Sox
Baton Rouge1902200327Baton Rouge Riverbats, Baton Rouge River Bats, Baton Rouge Blue Marlins, Baton Rouge Cougars, Baton Rouge Rebels, Baton Rouge Red Sticks, Baton Rouge Red Sticks/Clarksdale Ginners, Baton Rouge Solons, Baton Rouge Senators, Baton Rouge Standards, Baton Rouge Highlanders, Hattiesburg Pinetoppers/Baton Rouge Essos, Baton Rouge Cajuns
Crowley190819579Crowley Millers, Crowley Rice Birds
DeQuincy193219321Port Arthur Refiners/DeQuincy Railroaders/Opelousa
Hammond194619516Hammond Berries
Houma194020039Houma Hawks, Houma Indians, Houma Buccaneers/Natchez Pilgrims
Jeanerette193419396Jeanerette Blues, Lake Charles Explorers/Jeanerette Blues
Lafayette1907200026Lafayette Bullfrogs, Bayou Bullfrogs, Lafayette Drillers, Lafayette Oilers, Lafayette Bulls, Lafayette White Sox, Lafayette Hubs, Lafayette Browns
Lake Charles1906195721Lake Charles Giants, Lake Charles Lakers, Lake Charles Skippers, Lake Charles Newporters, Meridian Mets/Lake Charles Newporters, Lake Charles Creoles
Leesville195019501Lufkin/Leesville Angels
Monroe1903195627Monroe Sports, Monroe White Sox, Monroe Twins, Monroe Monarchs, Monroe Drillers, Monroe Municipals, Monroe Hill Citys
Morgan City190820092South Louisiana Pipeliners, Morgan City Oyster Shuckers
New Iberia1920195621New Iberia Indians, New Iberia Pelicans, New Iberia Rebels, New Iberia Cardinals, New Iberia Sugar Boys
New Orleans18862018111New Orleans Baby Cakes, New Orleans Zephyrs, St. Louis/New Orleans Stars, New Orleans Crescent Stars, New Orleans Algiers, New Orleans Stars, New Orleans Caulfield Ads, New Orleans Black Pelicans, New Orleans Pelicans, New Orleans Little Pets/Yazoo City Zoos, New Orleans, New Orleans Crescents, Robert E. Lee's
Oakdale192019201Oakdale Lumberjacks
Opelousas190719419Opelousas Indians
Rayne192019419Rayne Rice Birds, Rayne Red Sox
Shreveport1895201199Shreveport-Bossier Captains, Shreveport Sports, Shreveport Swamp Dragons, Shreveport Captains, Shreveport Braves, Shreveport Sports/Gladewater Bears, Shreveport Sports/Greenwood Chiefs, Shreveport/Tyler Sports, Shreveport Black Sports, Shreveport Gassers, Shreveport Pirates, Shreveport Giants, Shreveport Tigers, Shreveport Grays
Thibodaux1946195711Thibodaux Senators, Texas City/Thibodaux Pilots, Thibodaux Giants

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


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.


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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