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Team Nicknames

 

Team Nicknames



ALBUQUERQUE -- Dukes, 1962-64; Dodgers, 1965-71


ALEXANDRIA -- Aces, 1972-75


AMARILLO -- Gold Sox, 1959-63; Sonics, 1965-67; Giants, 1968-74; Gold Sox, 1976-82


ARDMORE -- Territorians, 1904; Rosebuds, 1961


ARKANSAS -- Travelers, 1966-present


AUSTIN -- Senators, 1888-90, 1895-99, 1905, 1907-08, 1911-14, 1956-64; Braves, 1965-67


BEAUMONT -- Oilers, 1912-17, 1919; Exporters, 1920-42, 1946-49; Roughnecks, 1950-52; Exporters, 1953-55; Golden Gators, 1983-86


CLEBURNE -- Railroaders, 1906


CORPUS CHRISTI -- Giants, 1958-59; Hooks, 2005-present


CORSICANA -- Indians, 1902; Oil Citys, 1903; Oilers, 1904-05


DALLAS -- Hams, 1888; Tigers, 1889; Hams, 1890, Colts, 1891; Hams, 1892; Steers, 1895; Navigators, 1896; Defenders, 1897; Colts, 1898; Braves, 1902; Giants, 1903-16; Submarines, 1917-18; Marines, 1919-22; Steers, 1923-38; Rebels, 1939-42, 1946-48; Eagles, 1949-57; Rangers, 1958


DALLAS-FORT WORTH -- Spurs, 1965-71


DENISON -- Indians, 1896


EL PASO -- Sun Kings, 1962-70; Sun Dodgers, 1972; Sun Kings, 1973; Diablos, 1974-2004


FORT WORTH -- Panthers, 1888-90, 1892, 1895-96; Colts, 1897; Panthers, 1898, 1902-35; Cats, 1936-42, 1946-58, 1964


FRISCO -- RoughRiders, 2003-present


GALVESTON -- Giants, Sand Crabs 1888; Sand Crabs, 1889-90, 1892, 1895-99, 1907-11; Sand Crabs, Pirates, 1912; Pirates, 1913-17, 1919-20; Sand Crabs, 1921-24; Buccaneers, 1931-37


GREENVILLE -- Hunters, 1906


HOUSTON -- Babies,1888-89; Mud Cats, 1888-89, 1892, 1895; Buffaloes, 1896-99; Mudcats, 1907; Buffaloes, 1908-42, 1946-58


JACKSON -- Mets, 1975-90; Generals, 1991-99


LAFAYETTE -- Drillers, 1975-76


LONGVIEW -- Cannibals, 1932


MEMPHIS -- Blues, 1968-73


MIDLAND -- Cubs, 1972-84; Angels, 1985-98; RockHounds, 1999-present


NEW ORLEANS -- Pelicans, 1888


NORTHWEST ARKANSAS -- Naturals, 2008 - present


OKLAHOMA CITY -- Indians, 1909; Mets, 1910-11; Indians, 1933-42, 1946-57


PARIS -- Parisians, Texas Midland Tigers, 1896; Texas Midlands, 1897; Parisians, Eisenfelder's Homeseekers, Wanderers, 1902; Steers, 1903; Red Ravens, 1904


RIO GRANDE VALLEY -- Giants, 1960-61


ROUND ROCK -- Express, 2000-04


SAN ANTONIO -- (?), 1888; Missionaries, 1892, 1895; Bronchos, 1896-97; Bronchos, Gentleman, 1898; Bronchos, 1899, 1907-18; Aces, 1919; Bears, 1920-28; Indians, 1929-32; Missions, 1933-42, 1946-62; Bullets, 1963-64; Missions, 1968-71; Brewers, 1972-76; Dodgers, 1977-87; Missions, 1988-present


SHERMAN -- Orphans, 1895; Students, 1896


SHERMAN-DENISON -- Tigers, 1897; Students, 1902


SHREVEPORT -- Grays, 1895; Pirates, 1908-10; Gassers, 1915-24; Sports, 1925-32, 1938-42, 1946-57; Braves, 1968-70; Captains, 1971-2000; Swamp Dragons, 2001-02


SPRINGFIELD -- Cardinals, 2005-present


TEMPLE -- Boll Weevils, 1905-07


TEXARKANA -- Casket Makers, 1902


TULSA -- Oilers, 1933-42,1946-65; Drillers, 1977-present


TYLER -- Sports, 1932


VICTORIA -- Rosebuds, 1958-61; Giants, 1961; Toros, 1974


WACO -- Indians, 1889-90; Central City, 1892; Tigers, 1897, 1902; Steers, 1903; Tigers, 1905; Navigators, 1906-19; Cubs, 1925-30


WICHITA -- Pilots, 1987-88; Wranglers, 1989-2007


WICHITA FALLS -- Spudders, 1920-32