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Encyclopedia > Major League Lacrosse
Major League Lacrosse
Sport Lacrosse
Founded 1999
Inaugural season 2001
No. of teams 10
Country(ies) United States
Most recent
champion(s)
Philadelphia Barrage
Official website MLL.com

Major League Lacrosse is a professional outdoor Lacrosse league that is made up of teams within the United States. The league is currently made up of 10 teams in two conferences, Eastern and Western. For other uses, see Lacrosse (disambiguation). ... See also: 1998 in sports, other events of 1999, 2000 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Athletics Hicham El Guerrouj sets the new World Record in the mile at the World Championships in Rome. ... See also: 2000 in sports, other events of 2001, 2002 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Auto Racing Stock car racing: Michael Waltrip won the Daytona 500, a race that also saw the death of seven-time NASCAR champion Dale Earnhardt in an unspectacular crash during the... The Philadelphia Barrage is a lacrosse team based in Downingtown, Pennsylvania. ... For other uses, see Lacrosse (disambiguation). ...

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History

The MLL began regular season play in June of 2001. The MLL was founded by Jake Steinfeld, Dave Morrow and Tim Robertson in 1999. Steinfeld is well-known for creating the "Body By Jake" line of exercise equipment and videos. Morrow is a former All-American lacrosse player and the president of Warrior Lacrosse. This article is about the year. ... Jake Steinfeld (born February 21, 1958) is an American actor and fitness personality. ... Events of 2008: (EMILY) Me Lesley and MIley are going to China! This article is about the year. ... Exercise equipment in a gymnastic-hall Exercise equipment is any object used in exercise. ... An All-America team is a sports team composed of star players. ... Warrior Lacrosse is a company that manufactures lacrosse equipment and apparel. ...


The season runs from May to August. MLL rules that differ from traditional lacrosse rules include: a two-point goal line 16 yards from each goal, a 60-second shot clock, a limit of three long-stick defensemen per team and the elimination of the restraining box. The 60-second shot clock was changed from a 45-second shot clock in 2005. On January 13, 2001, MLL conducted its first draft. After the league assigned each team three players, goalie Sal LoCascio was the first player selected by Bridgeport. Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 13th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the year. ...


MLL announced on March 9, 2005, that the league would expand to Los Angeles for the 2006 season, and that the team would play its home games at The Home Depot Center. AEG, Inc. was confirmed as the franchise's owner/operator. On July 2 of 2005, MLL officials revealed that Denver, Colorado would also be home to an expansion franchise, with a team playing at INVESCO Field at Mile High. The league subsequently added teams in the Chicago, Illinois and San Francisco, California markets, creating a western conference for these teams. MLL Western Conference play began with the 2006 season. Since the league's inception it has gained numerous sponsors that have helped the league grow. Current sponsors include New Balance, Warrior, Bud Light, Tommy Hilfiger, Gatorade, Cascade, Brine, Gear-Up Sports, Under Armour, First National Bank of Omaha, Starbucks, The Great Atlantic Lacrosse Company, and Body by Jake. is the 68th day of the year (69th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Flag Seal Nickname: City of Angels Location Location within Los Angeles County in the state of California Coordinates , Government State County California Los Angeles County Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,290. ... The Home Depot Center is a multiple-use sports complex located on the campus of California State University, Dominguez Hills in Carson, California. ... The Anschutz Entertainment Group is a sporting and music entertainment presenter and a subsidiary of The Anschutz Corporation. ... is the 183rd day of the year (184th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Nickname: Location of Denver in the State of Colorado Location of Colorado in the United States Coordinates: , Country United States State State of Colorado City and County Denver[1] Founded 1858-11-22, as Denver City, K.T.[2] Incorporated 1861-11-07, as Denver City, C.T.[3] Consolidated... INVESCO Field at Mile High is a stadium in Denver, Colorado. ... Flag Seal Nickname: The Windy City Motto: Urbs In Horto (Latin: City in a Garden), I Will Location Location in Chicagoland and northern Illinois Coordinates , Government Country State Counties United States Illinois Cook, DuPage Mayor Richard M. Daley (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 606. ... San Francisco redirects here. ... 2006 Major League Lacrosse season is the 6th season of the league. ...


The league was divided into the American Division — Boston, Bridgeport (moved to Philadelphia in 2004) and Long Island — and the National Division — Baltimore (moved to Washington after the 2006 season), New Jersey and Rochester — from 2001 until 2005. The league played a 14-game regular season its first two years; in 2003, the schedule was cut to 12 games. The league's playoff format has the top teams in each division advancing to the New Balance MLL Championship Weekend, with two wildcard playoff spots going to the teams with the best remaining records regardless of division. Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the year. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


The MLL plans to add two more expansion teams in the future, preferably in the western half of the country, so as to balance the number of teams in each conference. Cities under consideration are Cincinnati, Dallas, Portland, Salt Lake City, San Diego, Seattle, and St. Louis. In an effort to test markets as potential expansion/relocation candidates, Inside Lacrosse has reported that the Philadelphia Barrage franchise will play at least four - and potentially all - of its 2008 "home" matches in other cities. Reportedly, MLL officials have confirmed that the Barrage's "home" match versus the Rochester Rattlers will be played in the Raleigh area. Other cities under consideration to host a 2008 Barrage "home" match include, Dallas, Portland, St. Louis and Virginia Beach.[1][2][3] Cincinnati redirects here. ... For other uses, see Dallas (disambiguation). ... Nickname: Location of Portland in Multnomah County and the state of Oregon Coordinates: , Country State Counties Multnomah, Washington, Clackamas Incorporated February 8, 1851 Government  - Type Commission  - Mayor Tom Potter[1]  - Commissioners Sam Adams Randy Leonard Dan Saltzman Erik Sten  - Auditor Gary Blackmer Area  - City 376. ... For ships of the United States Navy of the same name, see USS Salt Lake City. ... San Diego redirects here. ... Seattle redirects here. ... Nickname: Location in the state of Missouri Coordinates: , Country State County Independent City Government  - Mayor Francis G. Slay (D) Area  - City  66. ... For other uses of this name, see Raleigh. ... For other uses, see Dallas (disambiguation). ... Nickname: Location of Portland in Multnomah County and the state of Oregon Coordinates: , Country State Counties Multnomah, Washington, Clackamas Incorporated February 8, 1851 Government  - Type Commission  - Mayor Tom Potter[1]  - Commissioners Sam Adams Randy Leonard Dan Saltzman Erik Sten  - Auditor Gary Blackmer Area  - City 376. ... Nickname: Location in the state of Missouri Coordinates: , Country State County Independent City Government  - Mayor Francis G. Slay (D) Area  - City  66. ... Location in the Commonwealth of Virginia. ...


ESPN2 has televised games since the 2003 season. On March 14, 2007 the two agreed to a television contract that will run until the 2016 season.[1] ESPN2 debuted on October 1, 1993, as a sister station of ESPN. Nicknamed the deuce, ESPN2 was to be branded as a network for a younger generation of sports fans featuring edgier graphics as well as extreme sports like motocross, snowboarding, and BMX racing. ... 2003 Major League Lacrosse season was the 3rd season of the league. ... is the 73rd day of the year (74th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. ... 2016 (MMXVI) will be a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Teams

Image File history File links Major_League_Lacrosse_team_locations. ...

Team City/Area Arena Founded
Eastern Conference
Boston Cannons Boston, MA Harvard Stadium 2001
Long Island Lizards Uniondale, NY Mitchel Athletic Complex 2001
New Jersey Pride Piscataway, NJ Yurcak Field 2001
Philadelphia Barrage Downingtown, PA (Philadelphia area) United Sports Training Center 2001
Rochester Rattlers Rochester, NY PAETEC Park 2001
Washington Bayhawks Fairfax, VA (Washington, DC area) George Mason Stadium
Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium (one game)
2001
Western Conference
Chicago Machine Bridgeview, IL (Chicago area) Toyota Park 2006
Denver Outlaws Denver, CO INVESCO Field at Mile High 2006
Los Angeles Riptide Carson, CA (Los Angeles area) The Home Depot Center 2006
San Francisco Dragons San Jose, CA Spartan Stadium[4] 2006

The Long Island Lizards are a professional Lacrosse team based in Uniondale, New York. ... The Philadelphia Barrage is a lacrosse team based in Downingtown, Pennsylvania. ... The Boston Cannons are a professional lacrosse team based in Boston, Massachusetts. ... The New Jersey Pride is a lacrosse team based in Piscataway, New Jersey. ... The Rochester Rattlers are a lacrosse team based in Rochester, New York. ... The Washington Bayhawks are a lacrosse team based in Washington, D. C.. Since the 2001 season, they have played in Major League Lacrosse. ... The Chicago Machine is a lacrosse team based in Bridgeview, Illinois. ... The Denver Outlaws are a lacrosse team based in Denver, Colorado. ... The Los Angeles Riptide is a lacrosse team based in Carson, California. ... The San Francisco Dragons are a lacrosse team based in San Francisco, California. ... The Boston Cannons are a professional lacrosse team based in Boston, Massachusetts. ... Boston redirects here. ... This article is about the U.S. state. ... Harvard Stadium is a football stadium in the Allston neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts. ... The Long Island Lizards are a professional Lacrosse team based in Uniondale, New York. ... Looking east over Uniondale Uniondale is a hamlet (and census-designated place) as well as a suburb of New York City in Nassau County, New York, United States, on Long Island, in the Town of Hempstead. ... This article is about the state. ... The Mitchel Athletic Complex is located in Uniondale, New York. ... The New Jersey Pride is a lacrosse team based in Piscataway, New Jersey. ... Piscataway redirects here. ... This article is about the U.S. state. ... Yurak Field is a multi-purpose soccer and lacrosse stadium in Piscataway, New Jersey. ... The Philadelphia Barrage is a lacrosse team based in Downingtown, Pennsylvania. ... Downingtown is a borough in Chester County, Pennsylvania, 33 miles (53 km) west of Philadelphia. ... This article is about the U.S. State. ... Nickname: City of Brotherly Love, Philly, the Quaker City Motto: Philadelphia maneto (Let brotherly love continue) Location in Pennsylvania Coordinates: Country United States State Pennsylvania County Philadelphia Founded October 27, 1682 Incorporated October 25, 1701 Mayor John F. Street (D) Area    - City 369. ... The United Sports Training Center, affectionately known as USTC, is a multiple-use sports complex located in Downingtown, Pennsylvania. ... The Rochester Rattlers are a lacrosse team based in Rochester, New York. ... This article is about the city of Rochester in Monroe County. ... This article is about the state. ... PAETEC Park is a soccer-specific stadium currently being constructed in Rochester, New York for the Rochester Raging Rhinos soccer team of the USL First Division. ... The Washington Bayhawks are a lacrosse team based in Washington, D. C.. Since the 2001 season, they have played in Major League Lacrosse. ... Location in the Commonwealth of Virginia Coordinates: Country United States State Virginia County Independent City Founded 1805 Government  - Mayor Robert Lederer Area  - City  6. ... This article is about the U.S. state. ... Aerial photo (looking NW) of the Washington Monument and the White House in Washington, DC. Washington, D.C., officially the District of Columbia (also known as D.C.; Washington; the Nations Capital; the District; and, historically, the Federal City) is the capital city and administrative district of the United... George Mason Stadium is a 5,000-seat stadium in Fairfax, Virginia on the campus of George Mason University. ... Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium is a stadium in Annapolis, Maryland. ... The Chicago Machine is a lacrosse team based in Bridgeview, Illinois. ... Bridgeview is a village located in Cook County, Illinois. ... Official language(s) English[1] Capital Springfield Largest city Chicago Largest metro area Chicago Metropolitan Area Area  Ranked 25th  - Total 57,918 sq mi (140,998 km²)  - Width 210 miles (340 km)  - Length 390 miles (629 km)  - % water 4. ... For other uses, see Chicago (disambiguation). ... Toyota Park is the home stadium for the Chicago Fire Soccer Club, members of Major League Soccer. ... The Denver Outlaws are a lacrosse team based in Denver, Colorado. ... Nickname: Location of Denver in the State of Colorado Location of Colorado in the United States Coordinates: , Country United States State State of Colorado City and County Denver[1] Founded 1858-11-22, as Denver City, K.T.[2] Incorporated 1861-11-07, as Denver City, C.T.[3] Consolidated... Official language(s) English Demonym Coloradan Capital Denver Largest city Denver Largest metro area Denver-Aurora Metro Area Area  Ranked 8th in the US  - Total 104,185 sq mi (269,837 km²)  - Width 280 miles (451 km)  - Length 380 miles (612 km)  - % water 0. ... INVESCO Field at Mile High is a stadium in Denver, Colorado. ... The Los Angeles Riptide is a lacrosse team based in Carson, California. ... Location of Carson in Los Angeles County, California Coordinates: , Country State County Los Angeles Incorporated (city) 1968-02-20 [2] Government  - Mayor Jim Dear [1] Area  - City  18. ... This article is about the U.S. state. ... Los Angeles and L.A. redirect here. ... The Home Depot Center is a multiple-use sports complex located on the campus of California State University, Dominguez Hills in Carson, California. ... The San Francisco Dragons are a lacrosse team based in San Francisco, California. ... For other uses, see San José. Nickname: Location of San Jose within Santa Clara County, California Location of San Jose with the state of California Coordinates: , Country State County Santa Clara Pueblo founded November 29, 1777 Incorporated March 27, 1850 Government  - Type charter city, mayor-council  - Mayor Chuck Reed  - Vice... This article is about the U.S. state. ... Spartan Stadium, located in San Jose, California, is the football stadium of the San José State University Spartans. ...

Franchise movement

The Philadelphia Barrage is a lacrosse team based in Downingtown, Pennsylvania. ... The Washington Bayhawks are a lacrosse team based in Washington, D. C.. Since the 2001 season, they have played in Major League Lacrosse. ...

MLL Championship Games

See also: Steinfeld Cup
Year Champion Score Runner-up Venue Location Game MVP
2001 Long Island Lizards 15-11 Baltimore Bayhawks Kennedy Stadium Bridgeport, CT Paul Gait (Long Island)
2002 Baltimore Bayhawks 21-13 Long Island Lizards Columbus Crew Stadium Columbus, OH Mark Millon (Baltimore)
2003 Long Island Lizards 15-14 (OT) Baltimore Bayhawks Villanova Stadium Villanova, PA Kevin Lowe (Long Island)
2004 Philadelphia Barrage 13-11 Boston Cannons Nickerson Field Boston, MA Greg Cattrano (Philadelphia)
2005 Baltimore Bayhawks 15-9 Long Island Lizards Nickerson Field Boston, MA Gary Gait (Baltimore)
2006 Philadelphia Barrage 23-12 Denver Outlaws The Home Depot Center Carson, CA Roy Colsey (Philadelphia)
2007 Philadelphia Barrage 16-13 Los Angeles Riptide PAETEC Park Rochester, NY Matt Striebel (Philadelphia)

The Steinfeld Cup is the trophy given annually to the winners of the New Balance Major League Lacrosse Championship. ... The 2001 Major League Lacrosse season was the 1st season of the league. ... The Long Island Lizards are a professional Lacrosse team based in Uniondale, New York. ... The Baltimore Bayhawks are Baltimore, Marylands professional lacrosse team. ... John F. Kennedy Stadium is a 12 000 seat lighted stadium located in Bridgeport, Connecticut . ... Bridgeport redirects here. ... Official language(s) none (de facto English) Capital Hartford Largest city Bridgeport[2] Largest metro area Hartford Metro Area[3] Area  Ranked 48th in the US  - Total 5,543[4] sq mi (14,356 km²)  - Width 70 miles (113 km)  - Length 110 miles (177 km)  - % water 12. ... Paul Gait was born in Victoria, British Columbia. ... 2002 Major League Lacrosse season was the 2nd season of the league // For the first time, a regular season game is played at a neutral site as the Rochester Rattlers defeated the New Jersey Pride at HERSHEYPARK Stadium in Hershey, Pennsylvania on June 22. ... The Washington Bayhawks are a lacrosse team based in Washington, D. C.. Since the 2001 season, they have played in Major League Lacrosse. ... The Long Island Lizards are a professional Lacrosse team based in Uniondale, New York. ... Columbus Crew Stadium is a soccer-specific stadium in Columbus, Ohio. ... Nickname: Location in the state of Ohio, USA Coordinates: , Country State Counties Franklin, Fairfield, Delaware Government  - Mayor Michael B. Coleman (D) Area  - City 212. ... This article is about the U.S. State. ... Mark Millon (b. ... 2003 Major League Lacrosse season was the 3rd season of the league. ... The Long Island Lizards are a professional Lacrosse team based in Uniondale, New York. ... The Baltimore Bayhawks are Baltimore, Marylands professional lacrosse team. ... Villanova Stadium is located on the campus of Villanova University outside of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. ... Villanova is an unincorporated community in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ... This article is about the U.S. State. ... 2004 Major League Lacrosse season was the 4th season of the league // The Bridgeport Barrage relocated to Philadelphia and became the Philadelphia Barrage before the season started. ... The Philadelphia Barrage is a lacrosse team based in Downingtown, Pennsylvania. ... The Boston Cannons are a professional lacrosse team based in Boston, Massachusetts. ... Nickerson Field is a stadium on the site of Braves Field, in Boston, Massachusetts the former home of the National League Boston Braves baseball team, now located in Atlanta, Georgia. ... Boston redirects here. ... This article is about the U.S. state. ... One of the USAs great Lacrosse goalies, has featured in the USA team ... 2005 Major League Lacrosse season was the 5th season of the league. ... The Washington Bayhawks are a lacrosse team based in Washington, D. C.. Since the 2001 season, they have played in Major League Lacrosse. ... The Long Island Lizards are a professional Lacrosse team based in Uniondale, New York. ... Nickerson Field is a stadium on the site of Braves Field, in Boston, Massachusetts the former home of the National League Boston Braves baseball team, now located in Atlanta, Georgia. ... Boston redirects here. ... This article is about the U.S. state. ... Gary Charles Gait (b. ... 2006 Major League Lacrosse season is the 6th season of the league. ... The Philadelphia Barrage is a lacrosse team based in Downingtown, Pennsylvania. ... The Denver Outlaws are a lacrosse team based in Denver, Colorado. ... The Home Depot Center is a multiple-use sports complex located on the campus of California State University, Dominguez Hills in Carson, California. ... Location of Carson in Los Angeles County, California Coordinates: , Country State County Los Angeles Incorporated (city) 1968-02-20 [2] Government  - Mayor Jim Dear [1] Area  - City  18. ... This article is about the U.S. state. ... Roy Colsey (b. ... 2007 Major League Lacrosse season is the 7th season of the league. ... The Philadelphia Barrage is a lacrosse team based in Downingtown, Pennsylvania. ... The Los Angeles Riptide is a lacrosse team based in Carson, California. ... PAETEC Park is a soccer-specific stadium currently being constructed in Rochester, New York for the Rochester Raging Rhinos soccer team of the USL First Division. ... This article is about the city of Rochester in Monroe County. ... This article is about the state. ...

League Officials

Name Years Title
Gabby Roe 1999 — 2002 Executive Director
Matthew Pace 2002 — 03 Executive Director
David Gross 2003 — 04 Chief Operating Officer
2004 — present Commissioner

League Office

Years City
1999 — 01 East Rutherford, NJ
2001 — 04 Secaucus, NJ
2004 — Boston, MA

Map highlighting East Rutherfords location within Bergen County. ... This article is about the U.S. state. ... Secaucus is a town in Hudson County, New Jersey, USA. As of the United States 2000 Census, the town population was 15,931. ... This article is about the U.S. state. ... Boston redirects here. ... This article is about the U.S. state. ...

References

  1. ^ May, Shaun (2006), Slash Magazine, pp. 5
  2. ^ MLL Expansion. Major League Lacrosse. Retrieved on 2007-10-11.
  3. ^ Overview. Major League Lacrosse. Retrieved on 2006-12-02.
  4. ^ Pro lacrosse team migrates to San Jose - Sports

Year 2007 (MMVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. ... is the 284th day of the year (285th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 336th day of the year (337th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ...

See also

List of Major League Lacrosse seasons since inception: 2001 | 2002 | 2003 | 2004 | 2005 | Categories: | ... Major League Lacrosse All Star Game is the all star game of the MLL. The American Division All Stars play against the National Division All Stars. ... Coach of the Year Award for Major League Lacrosse 2001 John DeTomasso Long Island Lizards 2002 Scott Hiller Boston Cannons 2003 Ted Georgalas New Jersey Pride 2004 Sal LoCascio Philadelphia Barrage Categories: Major League Lacrosse ... Community Service award by Major League Lacrosse. ... Defensive player of the year for Major League Lacrosse 2001 Rob Doerr Baltimore Bayhawks 2002 Christian Cook New Jersey Pride 2003 Ryan Curtis Boston Cannons 2004 Nicky Polanco Philadelphia Barrage Categories: Major League Lacrosse ... This is a list of Major League Lacrosse college draft first overall picks, by year: Categories: ... Goaltender of the year for Major League Lacrosse 2001 Greg Cattrano Baltimore Bayhawks 2002 Greg Cattrano Baltimore Bayhawks 2003 Brian Dougherty Long Island Lizards 2004 Greg Cattrano Philadelphia Barrage Categories: Major League Lacrosse ... Major League Lacrosses SoBe Iron Lizard Award was given to the player who most embodied the traits of toughness, tenacity and determination regardless of pain or injury during season. ... Most Improved Player award by Major League Lacrosse. ... Most Valuable Player award by Major League Lacrosse 2001 Ryan Powell Rochester Rattlers 2002 Greg Cattrano Baltimore Bayhawks 2003 Jay Jalbert Long Island Lizards 2004 Conor Gill Boston Cannons Categories: Major League Lacrosse ... MLL Offensive player of the year for Major League Lacrosse: 2001 - John Grant, Jr. ... Rookie of the Year Award for Major League Lacrosse 2001 Keith Cromwell Bridgeport Barrage 2002 Connor Gill Boston Cannons 2003 Adam Doneger Rochester Rattlers 2004 Ryan Boyle Philadelphia Barrage Categories: Major League Lacrosse ... Sportsman award by Major League Lacrosse. ... NLL redirects here. ... Victoria Shamrocks vs Peterborough Lakers, Mann Cup 2005. ... The table below lists domestic sports leagues from around the world by total attendances for the last completed season. ... The Steinfeld Cup is the trophy given annually to the winners of the New Balance Major League Lacrosse Championship. ...

External links

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