Niagara Falls Rapids
|Niagara Falls Rapids
(1970–1979, 1982–1985, 1989–1993)
Niagara Falls, New York
|Minor league affiliations|
|League||New York–Penn League|
|Major league affiliations|
|Minor league titles|
|League titles||2 (1982, 1993)|
|Division titles||1 (1982)|
|Sal Maglie Stadium|
The Niagara Falls Rapids were a Class-A minor league baseball team located in Niagara Falls, New York. The team played in the New York–Penn League throughout its existence. The team played all of their home games at Sal Maglie Stadium.
The team began in 1970 as the Niagara Falls Pirates, and were affiliated with the Pittsburgh Pirates until 1977. In 1982, the team became affiliated with the Chicago White Sox and took up the new name the Niagara Falls Sox. The affiliation with the White Sox would last until 1985. Then after a four-year hiatus the team was reestablished and affiliated with the Detroit Tigers under the Rapids name. However, in 1993 the team relocated to Jamestown, New York, and became the Jamestown Jammers.
- Category:Niagara Falls Pirates players
- Category:Niagara Falls Rapids players
- Category:Niagara Falls Sox players
- Niagara Falls Pirates on FunWhileItLasted.net
- Niagara Falls White Sox on FunWhileItLasted.net
- Niagara Falls Rapids on FunWhileItLasted.net
- Baseball-Reference (Minors)
- Michel, Lou (October 16, 1993). "Falls Rapids Baseball Team Moving to Jamestown". Buffalo News.
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