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Encyclopedia > Eastern League (baseball)
Eastern League
Eastern League logo
Sport Baseball
Founded 1923
No. of teams 12
Country Flag of United States United States
Current champions Portland Sea Dogs
Official website Official Website

The Eastern League is a minor league baseball league which operates primarily in the northeastern United States, although it has had a team in Ohio since 1989. It plays at the 'AA' (double-A) level. The league was founded in 1923 as the New York-Pennsylvania League. In 1936 the first team outside of the two original states was created, when the York, Pennsylvania team moved to Trenton, New Jersey. When, in 1938, the Scranton, Pennsylvania team moved to Hartford, Connecticut, the league was renamed as the Eastern League. A view of the playing field at Busch Stadium II St. ... See also: 1922 in sports, other events of 1923, 1924 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Auto racing First 24 hours of Le Mans won by André Lagache and René Leonard Baseball (Major League) The New York Yankees win their third American League pennant, and win the... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... League Eastern League Division Northern Division Year founded 1994 Major League affiliation Boston Red Sox Home ballpark Hadlock Field Previous home ballparks City Portland, Maine Current uniform colors navy blue, red Previous uniform colors black, teal Logo design Guy Gilchrist Division titles 1995, 1996, 1997, 2005 League titles 2006 Manager... A Class A California League game in San Jose, California (1994) Minor baseball leagues are North American professional baseball leagues that compete at a level below that of Major League Baseball. ... Official language(s) None Capital Columbus Largest city Columbus Largest metro area Cleveland Area  Ranked 34th  - Total 44,825 sq mi (116,096 km²)  - Width 220 miles (355 km)  - Length 220 miles (355 km)  - % water 8. ... 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... {{year nav|1939 1923 (MCMXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar). ... 1936 (MCMXXXVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Nickname: The White Rose City Coordinates: Country United States State Pennsylvania County York Incorporated  - Borough September 24, 1787  - City January 11, 1887 Mayor John Brenner Area    - City 13. ... Nickname: Trent, T-Town Location of Trenton inside of Mercer County Coordinates: Country United States State New Jersey County Mercer County Founded circa 1719 Mayor Douglas H. Palmer Area    - City 21. ... Year 1938 (MCMXXXVIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... The City of Scranton is the county seat of Lackawanna CountyGR6 in Northeastern Pennsylvania, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 76,415 (2003 estimate: 74,320). ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...


Since 1923, there have been Eastern League teams in 51 different cities located in 12 different states and two Canadian provinces. In 1999, the league expanded to twelve teams, and split into two divisions, the Northern Division and the Southern Division. 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ...

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Member Teams and Stadiums

Northern Division
Name MLB Affiliation Stadium
Binghamton Mets New York Mets NYSEG Stadium
Connecticut Defenders San Francisco Giants Thomas J. Dodd Memorial Stadium
New Britain Rock Cats Minnesota Twins New Britain Stadium
New Hampshire Fisher Cats Toronto Blue Jays Merchantsauto.com Stadium
Portland Sea Dogs Boston Red Sox Hadlock Field
Trenton Thunder New York Yankees Mercer County Waterfront Park
Southern Division
Name MLB Affiliation Stadium
Akron Aeros Cleveland Indians Canal Park
Altoona Curve Pittsburgh Pirates Blair County Ballpark
Bowie Baysox Baltimore Orioles Prince George's Stadium
Erie SeaWolves Detroit Tigers Jerry Uht Park
Harrisburg Senators Washington Nationals Commerce Bank Park
Reading Phillies Philadelphia Phillies FirstEnergy Stadium

League Eastern League (1923-37, 1940-63, 1967-68, 1992- ) Division Northern Division Year founded 1992 Major League affiliation New York Mets (91) Home ballpark NYSEG Stadium (formerly Binghamton Municipal Stadium) Previous home ballparks None City Binghamton, New York (92) Current uniform colors blue, orange Previous uniform colors Logo design... Major league affiliations National League (1962–present) East Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 14, 37, 41, 42 Name New York Mets (1962–present) Ballpark Shea Stadium (1964–present) The Polo Grounds (1962–1963) Major league titles World Series titles (2) 1969 â€¢ 1986 NL Pennants (4) 1969 â€¢ 1973 â€¢ 1986... NYSEG Stadium is a stadium located in the northern section of downtown Binghamton, New York. ... League Eastern League Division Northern Division Year founded 1995 Major League affiliation San Francisco Giants Home ballpark Thomas J. Dodd Memorial Stadium Previous home ballparks City Norwich, Connecticut Current uniform colors black, blue, silver Previous uniform colors black, orange Logo design the wordmark Defenders superimposed over a black ring and... Major league affiliations National League (1883–present) West Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 3,4,11,24,27,30,36,42,44 Name San Francisco Giants (1958–present) New York Giants (1885-1957) New York Gothams (1883-1885) Troy Union Cities / Trojans (1879-1882) Ballpark AT&T Park... Thomas J. Dodd Memorial Stadium is a stadium in Norwich, Connecticut. ... The New Britain Rock Cats are a minor league baseball team based in New Britain, Connecticut. ... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) Central Division (1994–present) Current uniform Name Minnesota Twins (1961–present) Washington Nationals/Senators (1901-1960) Ballpark Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome 1982-???? Metropolitan Stadium (1961-1981) Griffith Stadium (1903-1960) A.K.A Clark Griffith Park (1922) A.K.A National Park (III... It is the home of the New Britain Rock Cats, the AA affiliate of the Minnesota Twins major league baseball team. ... The New Hampshire Fisher Cats are a minor league baseball team based in Manchester, New Hampshire. ... Major league affiliations American League (1977–present) East Division (1977–present) Current uniform Name Toronto Blue Jays (1977–present) Ballpark Rogers Centre (f. ... Merchantsauto. ... League Eastern League Division Northern Division Year founded 1994 Major League affiliation Boston Red Sox Home ballpark Hadlock Field Previous home ballparks City Portland, Maine Current uniform colors navy blue, red Previous uniform colors black, teal Logo design Guy Gilchrist Division titles 1995, 1996, 1997, 2005 League titles 2006 Manager... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) East Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1 • 4 • 8 • 9 • 27 • 42 Name Boston Red Sox (1907–present) See Nicknames before Red Sox for disputed nicknames Ballpark Fenway Park (1912–present) Huntington Avenue Baseball Grounds (1901-1911) Major league titles World... Hadlock Field is a Minor League baseball stadium in Portland, Maine. ... League Eastern League Division Northern Division Year founded 1989 Major League affiliation New York Yankees Home ballpark Mercer County Waterfront Park Previous home ballparks Labatt Park City Trenton, New Jersey Current uniform colors blue, black Previous uniform colors navy, orange Logo design A T with the Greek god Zeus holding... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) East Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 23, 32, 37, 44, 49 Name New York Yankees (1913–present) New York Highlanders (1903-1912) Baltimore Orioles (1901-1902) (Also referred to as... Mercer County Waterfront Park is a baseball stadium in Trenton, New Jersey. ... The Akron Aeros are a minor league baseball team based in Akron, Ohio, USA. The team, which plays in the Eastern League, is the Double-A affiliate of the Cleveland Indians major-league club. ... This article is becoming very long. ... Canal Park is a baseball stadium located in Akron, Ohio that is the home of the Akron Aeros of the minor-league Eastern League, a AA affiliate of the Cleveland Indians. ... The Altoona Curve are a minor league baseball team based in Altoona, Pennsylvania, named after nearby Horseshoe Curve. ... Major league affiliations National League (1887–present) Central Division (1994–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1,4,8,9,20,21,33,40,42 Name Pittsburgh Pirates (1891–present) Pittsburgh Innocents (1890) (Also referred to as Infants in 1890) Pittsburg Alleghenies (1882–1889) Ballpark PNC Park (2001–present) Three Rivers... Blair County Ballpark is a stadium in Altoona, Pennsylvania. ... The Bowie Baysox are a class AA affiliate of the Baltimore Orioles. ... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) East Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 4,5,8,20,22,33,42 Name Baltimore Orioles (1954–present) St. ... It is the home of the Baltimore Orioles AA affiliate in the Eastern League, the Bowie Baysox. ... The Erie SeaWolves are a minor league baseball team based in Erie, Pennsylvania. ... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) Central Division (1998–present) Current uniform Name Detroit Tigers (1901–present) Ballpark Comerica Park (2000–present) Tiger Stadium (1912-1999) Bennett Park (1894-1911) Major league titles World Series titles (4) 1984 â€¢ 1968 â€¢ 1945 â€¢ 1935 AL Pennants (10) 2006 â€¢ 1984 â€¢ 1968 â€¢ 1945 1940... Jerry Uht Park is a stadium in Erie, Pennsylvania. ... The Harrisburg Senators are a minor league baseball team based in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. ... Major league affiliations National League (1969–present) East Division (1969–present) Current uniform Name Washington Nationals (2005–present) Montreal Expos (1969-2004) Ballpark RFK Stadium (2005–present) Hiram Bithorn Stadium[3] (San Juan) (2003-2004) Olympic Stadium (Montreal) (1977-2004) Jarry Park (Montreal) (1969-1976) [3] The Expos played twenty... Commerce Bank Park (Riverside Stadium) as it looks from 1987-2005 Commerce Bank Park is a stadium in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. ... League Eastern League Division Southern Division Year founded 1967 Major League affiliation Philadelphia Phillies Home ballpark FirstEnergy Stadium Previous home ballparks City Reading, Pennsylvania Current uniform colors red, blue Previous uniform colors maroon, white Logo design A white baseball superimposed over a blue baseball diamond. ... Major league affiliations National League (1883–present) East Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1,14,20,32,36,42 Name Philadelphia Phillies (1883–present) unofficially Philadelphia Blue Jays (1944-1945) Philadelphia Quakers (1882) (Commonly referred to as Blue Jays 1944-1945 despite formal name remaining Phillies) Ballpark Citizens... FirstEnergy Stadium is a stadium in Reading, Pennsylvania. ...

See also

Past baseball champions of the Eastern League: 1923 Williamsport 1924 Williamsport 1925 York and Williamsport (co-champions) 1926 Scranton 1927 Harrisburg 1928 Harrisburg 1929 Binghamton 1930 Wilkes-Barre 1931 Harrisburg 1932 Wilkes-Barre 1933 Binghamton 1934 Williamsport 1935 Binghamton 1936 Scranto 1937 Elmira 1938 Elmira 1939 Scranton 1940 Binghamton 1941... // This article lists the attendances at many sports competitions around the world. ...

Complete list of Eastern League teams (1938-Present)

  • Pawtucket Indians
  • Pawtucket Red Sox
  • Pittsfield Rangers
  • Pittsfield Red Sox
  • Pittsfield Senators
  • Pittsfield Cubs
  • Portland Sea Dogs
  • Quebec Carnavals
  • Quebec Metros
  • Reading Indians
  • Reading Phillies
  • Reading Red Sox
  • Schenectady Blue Jays
  • Scranton Miners
  • Scranton Red Sox
  • Sherbrooke Pirates
  • Springfield Giants
  • Springfield Nationals
  • Springfield Rifles
  • Syracuse Chiefs
  • Thetford Mines Miners
  • Trenton Senators
  • Trenton Thunder
  • Trois-Rivières Aigles
  • Utica Blue Sox
  • Utica Braves
  • Vermont Mariners
  • Vermont Reds
  • Waterbury Angels
  • Waterbury A's
  • Waterbury Dodgers
  • Waterbury Giants
  • Waterbury Indians
  • Waterbury Pirates
  • Waterbury Reds
  • West Haven A's
  • West Haven Whitecaps
  • West Haven Yankees
  • Wilkes-Barre Barons
  • Wilkes-Barre Indians
  • Williamsport A's
  • Williamsport Bills
  • Williamsport Grays
  • Williamsport Mets
  • Williamsport Tigers
  • Williamsport Tomahawks
  • York Pirates
  • York White Roses

The Akron Aeros are a minor league baseball team based in Akron, Ohio, USA. The team, which plays in the Eastern League, is the Double-A affiliate of the Cleveland Indians major-league club. ... The Albany As are a defunct minor league baseball team. ... The Albany As are a defunct minor league baseball team. ... The Altoona Curve are a minor league baseball team based in Altoona, Pennsylvania, named after nearby Horseshoe Curve. ... League Eastern League (1923-37, 1940-63, 1967-68, 1992- ) Division Northern Division Year founded 1992 Major League affiliation New York Mets (91) Home ballpark NYSEG Stadium (formerly Binghamton Municipal Stadium) Previous home ballparks None City Binghamton, New York (92) Current uniform colors blue, orange Previous uniform colors Logo design... The Binghamton Triplets were a minor league affiliate of the New York Yankees (1932-1961, 1965-1968); the team also had brief affiliations with the Kansas City Athletics (1962-1963) and the Milwaukee Braves (1964). ... The Bowie Baysox are a class AA affiliate of the Baltimore Orioles. ... The Buffalo Bisons (Pronounced BI-zons by locals) are a minor league baseball team based in Buffalo, New York. ... League Eastern League Division Northern Division Year founded 1995 Major League affiliation San Francisco Giants Home ballpark Thomas J. Dodd Memorial Stadium Previous home ballparks City Norwich, Connecticut Current uniform colors black, blue, silver Previous uniform colors black, orange Logo design the wordmark Defenders superimposed over a black ring and... The Elmira Pioneers are an amateur baseball team based in Elmira, New York, playing in the New York Collegiate Baseball League. ... The Erie SeaWolves are a minor league baseball team based in Erie, Pennsylvania. ... The Hagerstown Suns are a minor league baseball team based in Hagerstown, Maryland. ... The Harrisburg Senators are a minor league baseball team based in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. ... The Johnstown Johnnies has been the name of several minor league baseball teams that have played in Johnstown, Pennsylvania since 1884. ... The Lancaster Red Roses was among dozens of semi-professional baseball teams that participated in the Tri-State League in the early 20th century. ... The London Tigers were a professional AA baseball team that played in the Eastern League from 1989 to 1993. ... The New Britain Rock Cats are a minor league baseball team based in New Britain, Connecticut. ... The New Britain Rock Cats are a minor league baseball team based in New Britain, Connecticut. ... The New Hampshire Fisher Cats are a minor league baseball team based in Manchester, New Hampshire. ... Categories: Baseball stubs | Minor league baseball teams | New Hampshire sports ... The Norwich Navigators are a minor league baseball team based in Norwich, Connecticut. ... In baseball, the Pawtucket Red Sox (known colloquially as the PawSox) are the AAA affiliate of the Boston Red Sox and belong to the International League. ... League Eastern League Division Northern Division Year founded 1994 Major League affiliation Boston Red Sox Home ballpark Hadlock Field Previous home ballparks City Portland, Maine Current uniform colors navy blue, red Previous uniform colors black, teal Logo design Guy Gilchrist Division titles 1995, 1996, 1997, 2005 League titles 2006 Manager... League Eastern League Division Southern Division Year founded 1967 Major League affiliation Philadelphia Phillies Home ballpark FirstEnergy Stadium Previous home ballparks City Reading, Pennsylvania Current uniform colors red, blue Previous uniform colors maroon, white Logo design A white baseball superimposed over a blue baseball diamond. ... The Syracuse SkyChiefs are a minor league baseball team based in Syracuse, New York, once known as simply the Syracuse Chiefs. ... League Eastern League Division Northern Division Year founded 1989 Major League affiliation New York Yankees Home ballpark Mercer County Waterfront Park Previous home ballparks Labatt Park City Trenton, New Jersey Current uniform colors blue, black Previous uniform colors navy, orange Logo design A T with the Greek god Zeus holding... The Utica Blue Sox were a minor league baseball team based in Utica, New York. ... The Scranton/ Wilkes-Barre Red Barons are an International League team based in the metropolitan area of Scranton and Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. ... The York White Roses, was the name of a former baseball team in the city of York, Pennsylvania. ...

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