Minor League teams suit up for Independence Day

Written By:  •  Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Minor League Baseball teams across all levels are donning stars and stripes for Independence Day in the US today. Below is a representative sampling of what affiliated teams are wearing to commemorate the holiday today.

The first 20 teams originally featured in this article when it was posted this morning are below these new ones just added:

Asheville Tourists (Single-A, South Atlantic League, Rockies)

Burlington Royals (Rookie, Appalachian League, Royals)

Connecticut Tigers (Short-Season A, New York-Penn League, Tigers)

Daytona Tortugas (High-A, Florida State League, Reds)

Hartford Yard Goats (Double-A, Eastern League, Rockies)

Indianapolis Indians (Triple-A, International League, Pirates)

Scranton Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Triple-A, International League, Yankees)

Stockton Ports (High-A, California League, Athletics)

Tulsa Drillers (Double-A, Texas League, Dodgers)

West Virginia Black Bears (Short-Season A, New York-Penn League, Pirates)

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Albuquerque Isotopes (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League, Rockies)

Cedar Rapids Kernels (Single-A, Midwest League, Twins)

Beloit Snappers (Single-A, Midwest League, Athletics)

Brooklyn Cyclones (Short-Season A, New York-Penn League, Mets)

Chattanooga Lookouts (Double-A, Southern League, Twins)

Eugene Emeralds in their Spanish-language Monarcas de Eugene alternates (Short-Season A, Northwest League, Cubs)

Florida Fire Frogs (High-A, Florida State League, Braves)

Fort Wayne Tin Caps (Single-A, Midwest League, Padres)

Fresno Grizzlies (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League, Astros)

Great Lakes Loons (Single-A, Midwest League, Dodgers)

Gwinnett Stripers (Triple-A, International League, Braves)

Hagerstown Suns (High-A, South Atlantic League, Nationals)

Harrisburg Senators (Double-A, Eastern League, Nationals)

Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp (Double-A, Southern League, Marlins)

Kannapolis Intimidators (Single-A, South Atlantic League, White Sox)

Lansing Lugnuts (Single-A, Midwest League, Blue Jays)

Lehigh Valley IronPigs (Triple-A, International League, Phillies)

Louisville Bats (Triple-A, International League, Reds)

Rochester Red Wings (Triple-A, International League, Twins)

South Bend Cubs (Single-A, Midwest League, Cubs)

Did I miss your favorite team? Leave it in the comments!



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Paul Caputo

Paul Caputo is a grown man who collects plastic ice cream helmet sundaes from minor league baseball stadiums because he likes logos that much. He is the author of the first book published by SportsLogos.net, The Story Behind the Nickname: The Origins of 100 Classic, Contemporary, and Wacky Minor League Baseball Team Names. He can be found on Twitter at @Count2Baseball and he maintains the Countdown to Spring Training on Facebook. Paul is a Philadelphia sports fan, but he's not so bad.