Green Bay Dodgers

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Green Bay Dodgers
18911960
(1891–1892, 1902, 1905–1914, 1940–1942, 1946–1953, 1958–1960)
Green Bay, Wisconsin
Class-level
Previous
  • Class B (1958–1960)
  • Class D (1940–1942, 1946–1953)
  • Class C (1910–1914, 1940–1942)
  • Class D (1905–1909)
Minor league affiliations
League Illinois–Indiana–Iowa League (1958–1960)
Previous leagues
Major league affiliations
Previous
Minor league titles
League titles 3 (1946, 1953, 1959)
Team data
Previous names
  • Green Bay Dodgers (1960)
  • Green Bay Bluejays (1942, 1946–1953, 1958–1959)
  • Green Bay Blue Sox (1941)
  • Green Bay Bluejays (1940)
  • Green Bay Bays (1909–1914)
  • Green Bay Tigers (1908)
  • Green Bay Orphans (1907)
  • Green Bay Colts (1905–1906)
  • Green Bay (1902)
  • Green Bay Bays (1892)
  • Green Bay (1891)
Previous parks
Joannes Stadium

The Green Bay Dodgers were a minor league baseball team located in Green Bay, Wisconsin, United States. The team operated in the Illinois–Indiana–Iowa League (Three-I).

The team originated as the Evansville Braves in 1946. The team was an affiliate of the Boston Braves/Milwaukee Braves from 1946–1957 and played in Evansville, Indiana. They won four league championships.

The team switched cities and affiliations for the 1958 season, moving to Green Bay and taking on the name of the Green Bay Bluejays that had been previously belonged to a different team that left town in 1953. Now affiliated with the Los Angeles Dodgers, the Bluejays won the league title in 1959. The name was changed to the Green Bay Dodgers for the 1960 season. The team folded after the season.

The earlier Green Bay Bluejays were members of the Wisconsin State League (1940–1942, 1946–1953) and were affiliated with the Cleveland Indians (1947–1953) and Philadelphia Phillies (1946).[1] Previous Green Bay teams were the Green Bay Bays (1909–1914), Green Bay Tigers (1908), Green Bay Orphans (1907), Green Bay Colts (1905–1906), Green Bay (1902), Green Bay Bays (1892), and Green Bay (1891).[2] Thbey were members of the Wisconsin–Illinois League (1908–1914), Wisconsin State League (1902, 1905–1907), Wisconsin–Michigan League (1892) and the Wisconsin State League (1891).[3]

The Ballparks[edit]

The Dodgers and Bluejays played at Joannes Park beginning in 1940. It was located at Baird Street and Walnut Street.[4]

Notable players[edit]

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