List of professional sports teams in California

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The following is a list of professional sports teams in California as of 2014.

Major professional sports teams[edit]

Major League Baseball[edit]

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim[edit]

based in Anaheim, California (Main Article)

Los Angeles Dodgers[edit]

based in Los Angeles, California (Main Article)

Oakland Athletics[edit]

based in Oakland, California (Main Article)

San Diego Padres[edit]

based in San Diego, California (Main Article)

San Francisco Giants[edit]

based in San Francisco, California (Main Article)

1 World Championships won while playing in California

National Football League[edit]

Oakland Raiders[edit]

based in Oakland, California (Main Article)

San Diego Chargers[edit]

based in San Diego, California (Main Article)

San Francisco 49ers[edit]

based in San Francisco, California (Main Article)
  • Expansion team in 1946 (AAFC), joined NFL in 1950
  • No previous moniker

National Basketball Association[edit]

Golden State Warriors[edit]

based in Oakland, California (Main Article)

Los Angeles Clippers[edit]

based in Los Angeles, California (Main Article)

Los Angeles Lakers[edit]

based in Los Angeles, California (Main Article)

Sacramento Kings[edit]

based in Sacramento, California (Main Article)

National Hockey League[edit]

Anaheim Ducks[edit]

based in Anaheim, California (Main Article)
  • Expansion team in 1993
  • Previously known as the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim (1993-2006)
  • Currently play at Honda Center (1993-present)
  • No Previous Arenas (Honda Center was formerly known as Arrowhead Pond of Anaheim)
  • Stanley Cup Championships: 2007

Los Angeles Kings[edit]

based in Los Angeles, California (Main Article)

San Jose Sharks[edit]

based in San Jose, California (Main Article)

Major League Soccer[edit]

Chivas USA[edit]

based in Carson, California (Main Article)
  • Expansion team in 2004
  • No previous monikers
  • Currently play at Home Depot Center (2003-present)
  • No Previous Arenas
  • Championships: None

Los Angeles Galaxy[edit]

based in Carson, California (Main Article)

San Jose Earthquakes[edit]

based in Santa Clara, California (Main Article)

Other professional sports teams[edit]

Sports leagues Teams Note
Women's National Basketball Association Los Angeles Sparks Won 2 WNBA championships (2001 and 2002)
Minor League Baseball Bakersfield Blaze
Fresno Grizzlies
High Desert Mavericks play in Adelanto
Inland Empire 66ers play in San Bernardino
Lake Elsinore Storm
Lancaster JetHawks
Modesto Nuts
San Rafael Pacifics
Rancho Cucamonga Quakes
Sacramento River Cats
San Jose Giants
Stockton Ports
Visalia Rawhide
North American League Chico Outlaws
Long Beach Armada
Orange County Flyers
National Basketball Association Development League Bakersfield Jam
Los Angeles D-Fenders
Santa Cruz Warriors
American Basketball Association Beijing Aoshen Olympians based in Azusa
Big Valley Shockwave based in Modesto, California
Long Beach Legends formerly Los Angeles Legends
Maywood Buzz formerly Carson Buzz
Mexicali Sentinels based in El Centro, California
San Diego Wildcats
ECHL Bakersfield Condors
San Francisco Bulls based in Daly City
Stockton Thunder
Ontario Reign
Major Indoor Soccer League California Cougars
United Soccer Leagues First Division California Victory
United Soccer Leagues Premier Development League Bakersfield Brigade
Fresno Fuego
Lancaster Rattlers
Los Angeles Legends
Orange County Blue Star
Riverside County Elite
San Fernando Valley Quakes
San Francisco Seals
San Jose Frogs
Southern California Seahorses
Ventura County Fusion


See also[edit]