It was 1991 and the baseball season was approaching when the Kane County Cougars shocked the Minor League community by moving their franchise from quiet Wausau, Wisconsin into the shadow of two Major League teams in Chicago. Could a struggling franchise revive itself by operating within shouting distance of the Cubs and White Sox? Would Cougar fans display support in this new environment? Throughout the years, the statistics have spoken a truth, which reveals a team revived, with their loyal fans ever present.
As an affiliate of the Chicago Cubs, the Cougars continue to set a standard of excellence, both on and off the field. In 2013, the Cougars are expecting to welcome their 10 millionth fan in franchise history, and have routinely been one of the top draws throughout Minor League Baseball, while providing the best in affordable and family-friendly fun throughout Chicagoland.
Did you know that the Cougars have sent more than 100 players to the Major Leagues? The list includes Rookie of the Year award winners, World Series champions and even Olympians! Get your tickets now to see the future stars of the big leagues today!
Baltimore Orioles (1991-92): 129 Wins 143 Losses 1 Tie (.473)
Florida Marlins (1993-2002): 723 Wins 655 Losses (.525)
Oakland Athletics (2003-2010): 591 Wins 520 Losses (.532)
Kansas City Royals (2011 - 2012): 133 Wins 146 Losses (.477)
Chicago Cubs (2013 - )
Total Franchise Record: 1576 - 1464 - 1 (.518)