The 2021 season will be the first for the Sounds in the newly-formed Triple-A East League, and their second time as the Triple-A affiliate of the Milwaukee Brewers. The two organizations reunited in February of 2021 after spending ten years together from 2005-14. The 2021 season marks the 43rd in team history. The inaugural season of Nashville Sounds baseball was in 1978 as the Double-A affiliate of the Cincinnati Reds. Over the last 42 years, 1,309 players have donned a Sounds uniform and 917 of those have played in the big leagues.