Portland Pilots (baseball team)

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For the NCAA Portland Pilots, see Portland Pilots.

The Portland Pilots were a Class-B minor league baseball team in Portland, Maine out of the New England League. Created in 1946 as the Portland Gulls, the Pilots lasted until 1949, when the New England League collapsed. The Pilots were affiliated with the Philadelphia Phillies in 1948-49.

Until the Portland Sea Dogs expanded into the minor league Eastern League as the Florida Marlins' AA affiliate, the Pilots were the last professional baseball team in Portland.

Year by year record[edit]

1946: 20-99-1

1947: 45-80

1948: 78-47

1949: 66-57 (league champions)[1]

Notable people[edit]


  1. ^ History Portland Sea Dogs