Nicknames for Place Names



Here’s a page for instances where a team’s place name is a nickname for the city or region.


Subtle variation on city name

Charlotte Stone Crabs, Charlotte Rangers (Port Charlotte, FL)

Daytona Tortugas, Daytona Cubs (Daytona Beach, FL)

Salt Lake Bees, Salt Lake Stingers, Salt Lake Buzz (Salt Lake City, UT)


Baseball City Royals (Fort Myers, FL)

Capital City Bombers (Columbia, SC)

Gate City Pioneers (Pocatello, ID)

Hardware City Rock Cats (New Britain, CT)

Port City Roosters (Wilmington, NC)

River City Rumbers (Huntington, WV)

Rocket City Trash Pandas (Huntsville, AL area)




Palm Beach Cardinals (Jupiter, FL)  Regional?

High Desert Mavericks

Inland Empire 66ers

Mudville 9

Prince William and Potomac Cannons

Cape Fear Crocs


Down East? Rocky Mountain? Piedmont? Carolina? Delmarva? Inland Empire Staten island










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