Sioux City Explorers
|Sioux City Explorers|
|League||American Association (Central Division)|
|Location||Sioux City, Iowa|
|Ballpark||Lewis and Clark Park|
|Nickname(s)||The X's, Explorers|
|Colors||Black, red, white, vegas gold
|General Manager||Shane Tritz|
|Media||Sioux City Journal|
The Sioux City Explorers are a professional baseball team based in Sioux City, Iowa, in the United States. The Explorers are a member of the Central Division of the American Association of Independent Professional Baseball, which is not affiliated with Major League Baseball. From their inception in 1993 to the present, the Explorers have played their home games at Lewis and Clark Park.
In 2008 the Explorers got 3rd place in the first half and then in the 2nd half they got first place with record of 31–17, but lost in first round against the I-29 rival Sioux Falls Canaries 3 games to 0.
In the 1st half of the 2009 year the Explorers got 4th place with record of 22–26.
In 2012 The Explorers celebrated their 20th season in Sioux City finishing with a 45–55 record.
Sioux City Explorers roster
|Active (22-man) roster||Coaches/Other|
|Sioux City Explorers (2010-2014) |
|Season||W - L Record||Winning Percentage||Finish||Playoffs|
|2010||49-47||.510||4th in North Division||Did not qualify for playoffs|
|2011||51-49||.510||3rd in Central Division||Did not qualify for playoffs|
|2012||45-55||.450||4th in Central Division||Did not qualify for playoffs|
|2013||38-62||.380||5th in Central Division||Did not qualify for playoffs|
|2014||47-53||.470||4th in Central Division||Did not qualify for playoffs|
- KMEG sports coverage
- aabfan.com - yearly league standings & awards (American Association)
- nlfan.com - yearly league standings & awards (Northern League)
- Official Site
- nlfan.com Sioux City Explorers' Guide (Northern League '93-'05)
- aabfan.com Sioux City Explorers' Guide (American Association '06-)
- http://www.kmeg14.com/news/sports (KMEG-14)