Baseball Minor Leagues
The Baseball Minor League System is extensive with a variety of clasifications and leagues. From the triple A leagues to the short season leagues this section covers all the sanctioned minor leagues. We have also included Independent Leagues, which are not recognized by the current affiliated minor league structure of professional baseball (NAPBL), National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues, a relatively new development.
Major League teams are limited to one AAA farm team, one AA team, but can have several Class A and Rookie teams.^ top
Minor League Baseball AAA Leagues
The American League and National League consist of 30 teams therefore the two Class AAA Leagues, International and Pacific Coast are limited to a maximum of 30 teams. The Mexican League, Class AAA teams are considered independent but do have many players contracted with Major League Teams.
|International League Listing||International League Champions|
|Pacific Coast League Listing||Pacific Coast League Champions|
|Mexican League Listing||Mexican League Champions|
Minor League Baseball - AA Leagues
Three leagues are Class AA, the Eastern League, Southern League and Texas League.
|Eastern League Listing||Eastern League Champions|
|Southern League Listing||Southern League Champions|
|Texas League Listing||Texas League Champions|
Minor League Baseball - A Leagues
Major League Baseball teams may have several A League ball teams. There are five leagues, California, Carolina, Florida State, Mid West and South Atlantic. Click on the link to find the information of the league of your choice. Championship information is available from the league page if available.
|California League Listing||California League Champions|
|Carolina League Listing||Carolina League Champions|
|Florida State League||Florida State League Champions|
|Mid West League Listing||Mid West League Champions|
|South Atlantic League Listing||South Atlantic League Champions|
Minor League Baseball - Independent Leagues
Before the minor leagues became a temporary training operation for the parent major league club, minor league teams were independently owned and operated.. New independent leagues have formed over the past few years, and are included, in this section.
|Atlantic League Listing||Atlantic League Past Champions|
|American Association||American Association Past Champions|
|CanAm League||CanAm League Champions|
|Frontier League Listing||Frontier League Past Champions|
|Golden Baseball League|
|Northern League Listing||Northern League Past Champions|
|South Coast League|
|Arizona Mexico League|
|Canadian Baseball League|
|Central Baseball League Listing||Central Baseball League Champions (Texas-Louisianna)|
|Northeast League||Northeast League Past Champions|
|Western League||Western League Past Champions|
Short Season Leagues
The Short Season Leagues are lsited below.
|New York-Penn Listing||NY-Penn League Champions|
|Northwest League Listing||Northwest League Champions|
The Rookies Leagues consist of four leagues.
|Appalachian League Listing||Appalachian League Champions|
|Arizona League Listing||Arizona League Champions|
|Gulf Coast League Listing|
|Pioneer League Listing||Pioneer League Champions|
Other leagues that do not fall under working agreements but are member leagues of the NAPBL are Dominican Summer League, Venezuelan Summer League, and Mexican Pacific Winter League.
|Dominican Summer League|
|Mexican Academy League|
|Venezuelan Summer League|