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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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Ohio

Ohio Table
City From To # Teams
Akron1887201755Akron RubberDucks, Akron Aeros, Canton-Akron Indians, Akron Yankees, Akron Black Tyrites, Akron Tyrites/Canton Terriers, Akron Tyrites, Akron Buckeyes, Akron Rubbernecks, Akron Giants, Akron Rubbermen, Akron Champs, Steubenville Stubs/Akron Akrons/Lima Farmers, Akron Summits, Akron Akrons, Akron Acorns
Alliance191219352Alliance, Alliance-Sebring Twins
Avon200920179Lake Erie Crushers
Barterton190519051Barberton Magic Cities
Bridgeport191219121Sharon/Bridgeport Giants
Bucyrus190519051Bucyrus Bucks
Cambridge189718971Cambridge
Canton1887200244Canton Crocodiles, Canton-Akron Indians, Canton Citizens/Vincennes Velvets, Akron Tyrites/Canton Terriers, Canton Terriers, Canton Giants, Canton Senators, Canton Statesmen, Canton Watchmakers, Canton Chinamen, Fort Wayne Railroaders/Canton Red Stockings, Canton Protectives, Canton, Canton Deubers, Canton Nadjys
Chillicothe1884200824Chillicothe Paints, Charleston Senators/Chillicothe Babes, Chillicothe/Huntington Babes/Maysville Angels, Chillicothe Babes, Chillicothe Infants, Chillicothe Logans
Cincinnati18762017158Cincinnati Reds, Cincinnati Redlegs, Cincinnati/Indianapolis Clowns, Cincinnati Clowns, Cincinnati/Cleveland Buckeyes, Cincinnati Buckeyes, Cincinnati Tigers, Cincinnati Giants, Cincinnati Cuban Stars (West), Cincinnati Pippins, Cincinnati Kelly's Killers, Cincinnati Red Stockings, Cincinnati Outlaw Reds, Ludlow
Cleveland18712017167Cleveland Clippers, Cleveland Buckeyes, Cincinnati/Cleveland Buckeyes, Cleveland Bears, Cleveland Indians, Cleveland Red Sox, Cleveland Giants, Cleveland Cubs, Cleveland Stars, Cleveland Tigers, Cleveland Hornets, Cleveland Elites, Cleveland Browns, Cleveland Tate Stars, Cleveland Bearcats, Cleveland Green Sox, Cleveland Forest City, Cleveland Naps, Cleveland Bronchos, Cleveland Blues, Cleveland Lake Shores, Cleveland Spiders, Cleveland Infants, Cleveland Forest Cities, Cleveland Forest Citys
Columbus18772017131Columbus Clippers, Columbus Jets, Columbus Red Birds, Columbus Elite Giants, Columbus Blue Birds, Columbus Keystones, Columbus Senators, Columbus Buckeyes, Columbus Cubs, Columbus Senators/Anderson Anders, Columbus Buckeyes/Senators/Grand Rapids Furniturem, Columbus Buckeyes/Senators, Columbus Statesmen, Columbus Reds, Columbus Solons
Coshocton189818981Coshocton
Dayton1884201765Dayton Dragons, Dayton Indians, Dayton Wings, Dayton Ducks, Dayton Aviators, Dayton Marcos, Dayton Veterans, Dayton Old Soldiers, Dayton Reds, Dayton, Dayton Gem Citys
Denison189518952Twin Cities Hustlers, Twin Cities Twins
East Liberty188418841East Liberty Liberty Stars
East Liverpool189319128East Liverpool Potters, East Liverpool, East Liverpool East End All Stars
Eastlake2003201715Lake County Captains
Findlay189519417Findlay Oilers, Findlay Browns, Findlay Finns, Findlay Sluggers
Fostoria193619416Fostoria Red Birds, Fostoria Cardinals
Fremont193619416Fremont Green Sox, Fremont Reds/Green Sox, Fremont Reds
Gallipolis191019112Point Pleasant-Gallipolis/Middleport-Pomeroy, Point Pleasant-Gallipolis
Girard190819081Girard/Butler/Erie Sailors
Hamilton188419134Hamilton Maroons, Hamilton Mechanics, Hamilton
Ironton188419157Marion Orphans/Ironton Diggers, Ironton Forgers, Ironton Nailers, Ironton
Kent190519051Kent Kings
Kenton189518951Kenton Babes
Lancaster190519949Lancaster Scouts, Lancaster Lanks
Lima1888195123Lima Phillies, Lima Chiefs, Lima Terriers, Lima Reds, Lima Red Birds, Lima Pandas, Lima Buckeyes, Lima Boosters, Lima Cigarmakers, Lima, Lima Lees, Lima/Mansfield Kids, Steubenville Stubs/Akron Akrons/Lima Farmers, Lima Lushers
Mansfield1887194122Mansfield Braves, Mansfield Red Sox, Mansfield Tigers, Mansfield Brownies, Mansfield Reformers, Mansfield Pioneers, Mansfield Giants, Mansfield Haymakers, Lima/Mansfield Kids, Mansfield Electricians, Mansfield
Marietta189718971Marietta
Marion1900195121Marion Red Sox, Marion Cubs, Marion Cardinals, Sandusky Sailors/Marion Presidents, Marion Senators, Marion Orphans/Ironton Diggers, Marion Diggers, Marion Moguls, Zanesville/Marion Moguls, Marion, Marion Oilworkers/Peoria Distillers, Marion Oilworkers, Youngstown Little Giants/Marion Glass Blowers
Massillon189819052Massillon Farmers, Massillon
Middleport191119122Middleport-Pomeroy/Montgomery Miners, Point Pleasant-Gallipolis/Middleport-Pomeroy
Middletown187219464Middletown Rockets, Middletown Red Sox, Middletown Mansfields
Mount Vernon190519051Mount Vernon Clippers
New Philadelphia193619361New Philadelphia Red Birds
Newark1905199520Newark Bison, Newark Buffalos, Newark Yankees, Newark Moundsmen, Newark Newsocks, Newark Skeeters, Newark Newks/Piqua Picks, Grand Rapids Furniture Makers/Newark Skeeters, Newark Newks, Newark Cotton Tops, Newark Idlewilds
Niles1905201720Mahoning Valley Scrappers, Niles Crowites
Piqua191119111Newark Newks/Piqua Picks
Pomeroy191119122Middleport-Pomeroy/Montgomery Miners, Point Pleasant-Gallipolis/Middleport-Pomeroy
Portsmouth1884199522Portsmouth Explorers, Portsmouth A's, Portsmouth Red Birds, Portsmouth Pirates, Portsmouth Truckers, Portsmouth Cobblers, Springfield Reapers/Portsmouth Cobblers, Portsmouth Riversides
Salem189819122Salem Quakers/Fairmont Fairies, Salem
Sandusky188719375Sandusky Sailors/Marion Presidents, Sandusky Sailors, Sandusky Sandies, Sandusky Fish Eaters, Sandusky Suds/Sands/Maroons
Sebring191219121Alliance-Sebring Twins
Springfield1877195125Springfield Giants, Springfield Cardinals, Springfield Indians, Springfield Ponies, Springfield Pirates, Springfield Chicks, Springfield Reapers, Springfield Reapers/Portsmouth Cobblers, Springfield Governors, Springfield, Springfield Champion City
Steubenville188719139Steubenville-Follansbee Stubs, Steubenville Stubs, Steubenville Factory Men, Steubenville Stubs/Akron Akrons/Lima Farmers
Tiffin193619416Tiffin Mud Hens
Toledo18832017125Toledo Mud Hens, Toledo Sox, Toledo Mud Hens/Charleston Senators, Toledo Cubs, Toledo/Indianapolis Crawfords, Toledo Crawfords, Toledo Tigers, Toledo Iron Men, Toledo Swamp Angels, Toledo Swamp Angels/Terre Haute Hottentots, Toledo White Stockings, Toledo Black Pirates, Toledo Maumees, Toledo Avengers, Toledo Blue Stockings
Uhrichsville189518952Twin Cities Hustlers, Twin Cities Twins
Van Wert190719082Van Wert Buckeyes, Van Wert
Wooster190519051Wooster Trailers
Youngstown1883195130Youngstown/Oil City A's, Youngstown A's, Youngstown Colts, Youngstown Gremlins, Youngstown Browns, Youngstown Buckeyes, Hagerstown Hubs/Parkersburg Parkers/Youngstown Tub, Youngstown Steelmen, Youngstown Indians, Youngstown Champs, Youngstown Ohio Works, Youngstown Little Giants/Marion Glass Blowers, Youngstown Little Giants, Youngstown Puddlers, Youngstown Giants, Youngstown
Zanesville1887199631Zanesville Greys, Zanesville Indians, Zanesville Dodgers, Zanesville Cubs, Zanesville Flood Sufferers, Zanesville Potters, Zanesville Infants, Zanesville/Marion Moguls, Zanesville Moguls, Zanesville Clay Diggers, Zanesville, Zanesville Kickapoos

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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