List of professional baseball teams in the United States by city

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This is a list of professional baseball teams in the United States by primary census statistical areas. This list is based on US Census populations and not TV market size.

There are a total of 569 primary statistical areas in the United States. Of these, the largest which do not currently have a professional baseball team are #58, Tucson, Arizona (which had a Class AAA team until 2013), and #61, Honolulu, Hawaii (which had a Class AAA team until 1987).

Professional baseball in the Americas is composed of teams from Major League and Minor League Baseball, as well as several independent baseball leagues. This is the hierarchy of professional leagues in North America:

Additionally, there are ten off-season leagues, six affiliated with Major League Baseball and four independent. All are located in Latin America, other than the Arizona Fall League, the six teams of which operate in six of the same facilities used by the Arizona League.

Rank City Major League Baseball Minor League Baseball Independent
Class AAA Class AA Class A-Advanced Class A Class A Short-Season Advanced Rookie Rookie
1 New York, New York New York Mets,
New York Yankees
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders Trenton Thunder Lakewood BlueClaws Brooklyn Cyclones,
Hudson Valley Renegades,
Staten Island Yankees
Bridgeport Bluefish, Long Island Ducks, New Jersey Jackals, Newburgh Newts, Rockland Boulders, Somerset Patriots, Sussex County Miners
2 Los Angeles, California Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim,
Los Angeles Dodgers
Inland Empire 66ers of San Bernardino,
Lake Elsinore Storm,
Lancaster JetHawks,
Rancho Cucamonga Quakes
3 Chicago, Illinois Chicago Cubs,
Chicago White Sox
Kane County Cougars Gary SouthShore RailCats,
Joliet Slammers,
Schaumburg Boomers,
Windy City ThunderBolts
4 Washington-Baltimore Baltimore Orioles,
Washington Nationals
Bowie Baysox Frederick Keys,
Potomac Nationals
Hagerstown Suns Aberdeen IronBirds Southern Maryland Blue Crabs
5 San Francisco Bay Area Oakland Athletics,
San Francisco Giants
San Jose Giants,
Stockton Ports
Pittsburg Diamonds,
San Rafael Pacifics,
Sonoma Stompers,
Vallejo Admirals
6 Boston, Massachusetts Boston Red Sox Pawtucket Red Sox New Hampshire Fisher Cats Lowell Spinners Valley Blue Sox
7 Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex Texas Rangers Frisco RoughRiders Grand Prairie AirHogs
8 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Philadelphia Phillies Lehigh Valley IronPigs Reading Fightin Phils Wilmington Blue Rocks Camden Riversharks
9 Houston, Texas Houston Astros Sugar Land Skeeters
10 Miami, Florida Miami Marlins Jupiter Hammerheads,
Palm Beach Cardinals,
St. Lucie Mets
GCL Cardinals,
GCL Marlins,
GCL Mets
11 Atlanta, Georgia Atlanta Braves Gwinnett Braves Atlanta Revolution
12 Detroit, Michigan Detroit Tigers Utica Unicorns, Birmingham-Bloomfield Beavers, Eastside Hoppers, Westside Woolly Mammoths
13 Seattle, Washington Seattle Mariners Tacoma Rainiers Everett AquaSox Skagit Valley Lumberjacks
14 Phoenix, Arizona Arizona Diamondbacks AZL Angels, Athletics, Brewers, Cubs, D-backs, Dodgers, Giants, Indians, Mariners, Padres, Rangers, Reds, Royals, White Sox
15 Minneapolis–Saint Paul Minnesota Twins St. Paul Saints
16 Cleveland, Ohio Cleveland Indians Akron RubberDucks Lake County Captains Lake Erie Crushers
17 Denver, Colorado Colorado Rockies
18 San Diego, California San Diego Padres
19 Portland-Salem, Oregon Hillsboro Hops,
Salem-Keizer Volcanoes
Oregon City Mud Turtles
20 Orlando-Daytona Beach, Florida Daytona Tortugas GCL Astros,
GCL Braves
21 Tampa Bay, Florida Tampa Bay Rays Clearwater Threshers,
Dunedin Blue Jays,
Tampa Yankees
GCL Blue Jays,
GCL Phillies,
GCL Yankees 1,
GCL Yankees 2
22 St. Louis, Missouri St. Louis Cardinals Gateway Grizzlies,
River City Rascals
23 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Pittsburgh Pirates Washington Wild Things
24 Charlotte, North Carolina Charlotte Knights Kannapolis Intimidators
25 Sacramento, California Sacramento River Cats
26 Salt Lake City, Utah Salt Lake Bees Ogden Raptors,
Orem Owlz
27 Kansas City, Missouri Kansas City Royals Kansas City T-Bones
28 Columbus, Ohio Columbus Clippers
29 Indianapolis, Indiana Indianapolis Indians
30 San Antonio, Texas San Antonio Missions
31 Las Vegas, Nevada Las Vegas 51s Las Vegas Train Robbers
32 Cincinnati, Ohio Cincinnati Reds Florence Freedom
33 Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina Durham Bulls Carolina Mudcats
34 Milwaukee, Wisconsin Milwaukee Brewers
35 Austin, Texas Round Rock Express
36 Nashville, Tennessee Nashville Sounds
37 Virginia Beach-Norfolk, Virginia Norfolk Tides
38 Greensboro–Winston-Salem, North Carolina Winston-Salem Dash Greensboro Grasshoppers Burlington Royals
39 Jacksonville, Florida Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp
40 Louisville, Kentucky Louisville Bats
41 Hartford, Connecticut New Britain Rock Cats Connecticut Tigers
42 New Orleans, Louisiana New Orleans Baby Cakes
43 Grand Rapids, Michigan West Michigan Whitecaps
44 Greenville-Spartanburg, South Carolina Greenville Drive
45 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Oklahoma City Dodgers
46 Memphis, Tennessee Memphis Redbirds
47 Birmingham, Alabama Birmingham Barons
48 Richmond, Virginia Richmond Flying Squirrels
49 Harrisburg, Pennsylvania Harrisburg Senators York Revolution
50 Buffalo, New York Buffalo Bisons
51 Rochester, New York Rochester Red Wings Batavia Muckdogs
52 Albany, New York Tri-City ValleyCats
53 Albuquerque-Santa Fe, New Mexico Albuquerque Isotopes Santa Fe Fuego
54 Tulsa, Oklahoma Tulsa Drillers
55 Fresno, California Fresno Grizzlies
56 Knoxville, Tennessee Tennessee Smokies
57 Dayton, Ohio Dayton Dragons
59 El Paso, TExas El Paso Chihuahuas Las Cruces Vaqueros
60 Cape Coral – Fort MyersNaples, Florida Fort Myers Miracle GCL Red Sox,
GCL Twins
62 Sarasota, Florida Bradenton Marauders,
Charlotte Stone Crabs
GCL Orioles,
GCL Pirates,
GCL Rays
63 Chattanooga, Tennessee Chattanooga Lookouts
64 Omaha, Nebraska Omaha Storm Chasers
66 Little Rock, Arkansas Arkansas Travelers
69 Madison, Wisconsin Beloit Snappers
71 Modesto, California Modesto Nuts
72 Des Moines, Iowa Iowa Cubs
73 Boise, Idaho Boise Hawks
74 Syracuse, New York Syracuse Chiefs Auburn Doubledays
75 Charleston, South Carolina Charleston RiverDogs
76 South Bend, Indiana South Bend Cubs
77 Lexington, Kentucky Lexington Legends
79 Charleston, West Virginia West Virginia Power
81 Spokane, Washington Spokane Indians
82 Colorado Springs Colorado Springs Sky Sox
83 Wichita, Kansas Wichita Wingnuts
84 Jackson, Mississippi Mississippi Braves
85 Youngstown, Ohio Mahoning Valley Scrappers
86 Toledo, Ohio Toledo Mud Hens
87 Lakeland-Winter Haven, Florida Lakeland Flying Tigers GCL Tigers
88 Portland, Maine Portland Sea Dogs Old Orchard Beach Surge
89 Fort Wayne, Indiana Fort Wayne TinCaps
91 Mobile, Alabama Mobile BayBears
92 Visalia, California Visalia Rawhide
93 Reno, Nevada Reno Aces
94 Augusta, Georgia Augusta GreenJackets
95 Scranton – Wilkes-Barre Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders
96 Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, Florida Brevard County Manatees GCL Nationals
98 Lansing, Michigan Lansing Lugnuts
99 Springfield, Missouri Springfield Cardinals
100 Lancaster, Pennsylvania Lancaster Barnstormers
102 Savannah, Georgia Savannah Sand Gnats
103 Corpus Christi, Texas Corpus Christi Hooks
104 Johnson City-Kingsport-Bristol, Tennessee-Virginia Bristol Pirates,
Elizabethton Twins,
Johnson City Cardinals,
Kingsport Mets
106 Fayetteville, Arkansas Northwest Arkansas Naturals
107 Myrtle Beach, South Carolina Myrtle Beach Pelicans
108 Asheville, North Carolina Asheville Tourists
109 Pensacola, Florida Pensacola Blue Wahoos
110 Davenport-Moline, Iowa-Illinois Clinton LumberKings,
Quad Cities River Bandits
113 Rockford, Illinois Rockford Aviators
116 Cedar Rapids, Iowa Cedar Rapids Kernels
119 Peoria, Illinois Peoria Chiefs
120 Hickory-Lenoir, North Carolina Hickory Crawdads
123 Appleton, Wisconsin Wisconsin Timber Rattlers
125 Salisbury, Maryland Delmarva Shorebirds
126 Gulfport-Biloxi Biloxi Shuckers
127 Saginaw-Bay City-Midland, Michigan Great Lakes Loons
128 Montgomery, Alabama Montgomery Biscuits
129 Erie, Pennsylvania Erie SeaWolves
131 Eugene, Oregon Eugene Emeralds
133 Lincoln, Nebraska Lincoln Saltdogs
138 Midland–Odessa, Texas Midland RockHounds
139 Evansville, Indiana Evansville Otters
140 Roanoke, Virginia Salem Red Sox
146 Amarillo, Texas Amarillo Thunderheads
151 Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, Washington Tri-City Dust Devils
154 Laredo, Texas Laredo Lemurs
158 Lynchburg, Virginia Lynchburg Hillcats
161 Fargo, North Dakota Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks
164 Sioux Falls, South Dakota Sioux Falls Canaries
166 Binghamton, New York Binghamton Rumble Ponies
170 State College, Pennsylvania State College Spikes
173 Idaho Falls Idaho Falls Chukars
175 Bloomington–Normal, Illinois Normal CornBelters
181 Bowling Green, Kentucky Bowling Green Hot Rods
185 Burlington, Vermont Vermont Lake Monsters
192 Joplin, Missouri Joplin Blasters
200 Morgantown, West Virginia West Virginia Black Bears
204 Sioux City, Iowa Sioux City Explorers
205 Blacksburg–Christiansburg–Radford, Virginia Pulaski Yankees
212 Billings, Montana Billings Mustangs
215 Williamsport, Pennsylvania Williamsport Crosscutters
226 Grand Junction, Colorado Grand Junction Rockies
228 Traverse City, Michigan Traverse City Beach Bums
245 Jackson, Tennessee Jackson Generals
250 CarbondaleMarion, Illinois Southern Illinois Miners
252 Altoona, Pennsylvania Altoona Curve
258 Rome, Georgia Rome Braves
260 Watertown-Fort Drum, New York Watertown Bucks
270 Missoula, Montana Missoula Osprey
271 Moses Lake, Washington Moses Lake Rattlesnakes
280 Bluefield, Virginia-West Virginia Bluefield Blue Jays,
Princeton Rays
281 Danville, Virginia-West Virginia Danville Braves
293 Kalispell, Montana Glacier Outlaws
308 Great Falls, Montana Great Falls Voyagers
316 Helena, Montana Helena Brewers
322 Aberdeen, Washington Grays Harbor Gulls
328 Greeneville, Tennessee Greeneville Astros
331 Roswell, New Mexico Roswell Invaders
335 Alamogordo, New Mexico White Sands PupFish
394 Burlington, Iowa Burlington Bees
418 Ellensburg, Washington Ellensburg Bulls
425 Garden City, Kansas Garden City Wind

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