Dublin Irish

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Dublin Irish
19491962
(1949–1956, 1958, 1962)
Dublin, Georgia
Class-level
Previous Class D
Minor league affiliations
League Georgia–Florida League (1958, 1962)
Previous leagues
Georgia State League (1949–1956)
Major league affiliations
Previous
Team data
Previous names
  • Dublin Braves (1962)
  • Dublin Orioles (1958)
  • Dublin Irish (1953–1956)
  • Dublin Green Sox (1949–1952)

The Dublin Irish were a minor league baseball team based in Dublin, Georgia. The team played in the Georgia State League from 1949 until 1956. However the team was first named the Dublin Green Sox. In 1952 they were first an affiliate of the Cincinnati Reds, however the following year they became affiliated with the Pittsburgh Pirates. The team stayed affiliated with the Pirates until 1956.

Dublin was represented again 1958 in the Georgia–Florida League, as the Dublin Orioles. The Orioles were managed by Earl Weaver, who was inducted in the Hall of Fame in 1996. The Orioles left Dublin after the season, and the city did not field a team until 1962. The Milwaukee Braves placed an affiliate, the Dublin Braves, in Dublin and played there for one last season.

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