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List of defunct Texas sports teams

This is a list of former sports teams from the US state of Texas:



Major Leagues

Negro Leagues

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Minor Leagues

American Association (20th century)

American Association of Independent Professional Baseball

Big State League (1947-1957)

  • Abilene Blue Sox (1956-1957), moved from West Texas-New Mexico League
  • Austin Pioneers (1947-1955)
  • Beaumont Exporters or Beaumont Shippers (1956); Beaumont Pirates (1957)
  • Bryan Majors (1953); Bryan Indians (1954)
  • Corpus Christi Clippers (1954-1957)
  • Del Rio Indians (1954)
  • Gainesville Owls (1947-1951)
  • Galveston White Caps (1954-1955), moved from Gulf Coast League
  • Greenville Majors (1947-1950), moved from East Texas League (1946); Greenville Majors (1953)
  • Harlingen Capitals (1954-1955), moved from Gulf Coast League (1951-1953) and Rio Grande Valley League (1950)
  • Longview Cherokees (1952-1953)
  • Lubbock Hubbers (1956), moved from West Texas-New Mexico League
  • Paris Red Peppers (1947), moved from East Texas League (1946); Paris Panthers (1948); Paris Indians (1952-1953)
  • Port Arthur Sea Hawks (1955-1956), moved from Evangeline League (1954) and Gulf Coast League (1950-1953); Port Arthur Redlegs (1957)
  • Sherman-Denison Twins (1947-1951)
  • Temple Eagles (1949-1954); Temple Redlegs (1957)
  • Texarkana Bears (1947-1953), moved from East Texas League (1946)
  • Texas City Hubbers (1955); Texas City Exporters (1956)
  • Tyler East Texans (1951-1953); Tyler Tigers (1954-1955)
  • Victoria Eagles (1956); Victoria Rosebuds (1957), moved to Texas League (1958-1961)
  • Waco Dons (1947); Waco Pirates (1948-1953), (1954-1956)
  • Wichita Falls Spudders 1947-1953, moved to Longhorn League (1954); Wichita Falls Spudders (1956-1957)

Central Baseball League

Continental Baseball League

Mexican League

Texas Association (Class-C)

First stage: 1896/Second stage:1923-1926

* Austin Rangers 1923-1924
* Austin Senators 1896, 1925-1926
* Corsicana Oilers 1923-1928
* Dallas Navigators 1896
* Denison Tigers 1896
* Fort Worth Panthers 1896
* Galveston Sandcrabs 1896
* Houston Buffaloes 1896
* Marlin Bathers 1923-1925
* Mexia Gushers 1923-1928
* Palestine Pals 1925-1926
* San Antonio Missionaries   1896
* Sherman Students 1896
* Sherman Twins 1923
* Paris Midlands 1896
* Temple Surgeons 1924-1926
* Terrell Terrors 1925-1926
* Waco Indians 1923-1924

Texas League

Texas-Louisiana League

West Texas-New Mexico League



American Basketball Association


National Women's Basketball League


United States Pro Cricket League


Major Football Leagues

American Football League-National Football League

Canadian Football League

United States Football League

World Football League

World League of American Football

Arena-Indoor Football

American Professional Football League

Arena Football League


Indoor Professional Football League

Intense Football League

National Indoor Football League

Professional Indoor Football League

Women's Professional Football League

  • Austin Rage (2003)
  • Tulsa Black Widows (2006)


Ice hockey

American Hockey League

American Hockey Association (1926–1942)

Central Hockey League

Central Hockey League (1963–1984)

Southwest Hockey League (1975–1977)

United States Hockey League

Western Professional Hockey League

World Hockey Association

Roller Hockey

Roller Hockey International



Continental Indoor Soccer League

Lone Star Soccer Alliance

North American Soccer League

United Soccer Leagues


Women's Premier Soccer League

See also


  • "Texas Almanac 2008-2009," The Dallas Morning News, c.2008


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  4. ^ Texas Association history at Baseball Reference
  5. ^ Houston Aeros (1994–2013)
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