Whole state place names

Here’s a running list of minor league teams (1963-present) that have used an entire state as their place name.

 

Current teams:

Arkansas Travelers
Connecticut Tigers
Florida Fire Frogs
Iowa Cubs
Mississippi Braves
New Hampshire Fisher Cats
Tennessee Smokies
Vermont Lake Monsters
West Virginia Black Bears
West Virginia Power
Wisconsin Timber Rattlers

 

Defunct team identities:

Connecticut Defenders
Hawaii Islanders
Iowa Oaks
Maine Guides
Maine Phillies
Michigan Battle Cats
New Jersey Cardinals
Oklahoma RedHawks
Rhode Island Red Sox
Vermont Expos
Vermont Mariners
Vermont Reds
Virginia Generals

 

 

Honorable mention:
Carolina Mudcats

Delmarva Shorebirds