List of defunct Texas sports teams

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This is a list of former sports teams from the US state of Texas:

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Contents

Baseball[edit]

Major leagues[edit]

Negro Leagues[edit]

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Minor Leagues[edit]

American Association (20th century)[edit]

American Association of Independent Professional Baseball[edit]

Big State League[edit]

  • Abilene Blue Sox (1956–1957), moved from West Texas–New Mexico League
  • Austin Pioneers (1947–1955)
  • Beaumont Exporters or Beaumont Shippers (1956); Beaumont Pirates (1957)
  • Bryan Majors (1953); Bryan Indians (1954)
  • Corpus Christi Clippers (1954–1957)
  • Del Rio Indians (1954)
  • Gainesville Owls (1947–1951)
  • Galveston White Caps (1954–1955), moved from Gulf Coast League
  • Greenville Majors (1947–1950), moved from East Texas League (1946); Greenville Majors (1953)
  • Harlingen Capitals (1954–1955), moved from Gulf Coast League (1951–1953) and Rio Grande Valley League (1950)
  • Longview Cherokees (1952–1953)
  • Lubbock Hubbers (1956), moved from West Texas–New Mexico League
  • Paris Red Peppers (1947), moved from East Texas League (1946); Paris Panthers (1948); Paris Indians (1952–1953)
  • Port Arthur Sea Hawks (1955–1956), moved from Evangeline League (1954) and Gulf Coast League (1950–1953); Port Arthur Redlegs (1957)
  • Sherman-Denison Twins (1947–1951)
  • Temple Eagles (1949–1954); Temple Redlegs (1957)
  • Texarkana Bears (1947–1953), moved from East Texas League (1946)
  • Texas City Hubbers (1955); Texas City Exporters (1956)
  • Tyler East Texans (1951–1953); Tyler Tigers (1954–1955)
  • Victoria Eagles (1956); Victoria Rosebuds (1957), moved to Texas League (1958–1961)
  • Waco Dons (1947); Waco Pirates (1948–1953), (1954–1956)
  • Wichita Falls Spudders 1947–1953, moved to Longhorn League (1954); Wichita Falls Spudders (1956–1957)

Central Baseball League[edit]

Continental Baseball League[edit]

Mexican League[edit]

Texas Association (Class-C)[edit]

First stage: 1896/Second stage:1923–1926
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Teams/Years

* Austin Rangers 1923–1924
* Austin Senators 1896, 1925–1926
* Corsicana Oilers 1923–1928
* Dallas Navigators 1896
* Denison Tigers 1896
* Fort Worth Panthers 1896
* Galveston Sandcrabs 1896
* Houston Buffaloes 1896
* Marlin Bathers 1923–1925
* Mexia Gushers 1923–1928
* Palestine Pals 1925–1926
* San Antonio Missionaries   1896
* Sherman Students 1896
* Sherman Twins 1923
* Paris Midlands 1896
* Temple Surgeons 1924–1926
* Terrell Terrors 1925–1926
* Waco Indians 1923–1924

Texas League[edit]

Texas–Louisiana League[edit]

West Texas–New Mexico League[edit]

Basketball[edit]

Men's[edit]

American Basketball Association[edit]

Continental Basketball Association[edit]

Women's[edit]

National Women's Basketball League[edit]

Cricket[edit]

United States Pro Cricket League[edit]

Football[edit]

Major football leagues[edit]

American Football LeagueNational Football League[edit]

Canadian Football League[edit]

United States Football League[edit]

World Football League[edit]

World League of American Football[edit]

Arena-Indoor Football[edit]

American Professional Football League[edit]

Arena Football League[edit]

af2[edit]

Champions Indoor Football[edit]

Indoor Professional Football League[edit]

Intense Football League[edit]

National Indoor Football League[edit]

Professional Indoor Football League[edit]

Women's Professional Football League[edit]

  • Austin Rage (2003)
  • Tulsa Black Widows (2006)

Hockey[edit]

Ice hockey[edit]

American Hockey League[edit]

American Hockey Association (1926–1942)[edit]

Central Hockey League[edit]

Includes teams that began in the WPHL before the merger in 2001.

Central Hockey League (1963–1984)[edit]

Southwest Hockey League (1975–1977)[edit]

United States Hockey League[edit]

Western Professional Hockey League[edit]

Teams that did not join the CHL in 2001:

World Hockey Association[edit]

Roller Hockey[edit]

Roller Hockey International[edit]

Soccer[edit]

Men's[edit]

Continental Indoor Soccer League[edit]

Lone Star Soccer Alliance[edit]

North American Soccer League[edit]

United Soccer Leagues[edit]

Women's[edit]

Women's Premier Soccer League[edit]

Team tennis[edit]

World TeamTennis[edit]

See also[edit]

Sources[edit]

  • "Texas Almanac 2008–2009", The Dallas Morning News, c.2008

References[edit]