List of professional sports teams in California

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The following is a list of professional sports teams in California as of 2008.

Contents

Major Professional Sports Teams

Major League Baseball

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

based in Anaheim, California (Main Article)

Los Angeles Dodgers

based in Los Angeles, California (Main Article)

Oakland Athletics

based in Oakland, California (Main Article)

San Diego Padres

based in San Diego, California (Main Article)

San Francisco Giants

based in San Francisco, California (Main Article)


12235 1 World Championships won while playing in California

National Football League

Oakland Raiders

based in Oakland, California (Main Article)

San Diego Chargers

based in San Diego, California (Main Article)

San Francisco 49ers

based in San Francisco, California (Main Article)

National Basketball Association

Golden State Warriors

based in Oakland, California (Main Article)

Los Angeles Clippers

based in Los Angeles, California (Main Article)

Los Angeles Lakers

based in Los Angeles, California (Main Article)

Sacramento Kings

based in Sacramento, California (Main Article)


1 World Championships won while playing in California

National Hockey League

Anaheim Ducks

based in Anaheim, California (Main Article)
  • Expansion team in 1993
  • Previously known as the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim (1993-2006)
  • Currently play at Honda Center (1993-present)
  • No Previous Arenas (Honda Center was formerly known as Arrowhead Pond of Anaheim)
  • World Championships: 2007

Los Angeles Kings

based in Los Angeles, California (Main Article)

San Jose Sharks

based in San Jose, California (Main Article)

Major League Soccer

Los Angeles Galaxy

based in Carson, California (Main Article)

Chivas USA

based in Carson, California (Main Article)
  • Expansion team in 2004
  • No previous monikers
  • Currently play at Home Depot Center (2003-present)
  • No Previous Arenas
  • Championships: None

San Jose Earthquakes

based in Santa Clara, California (Main Article)

Other Professional Sports Franchises

Sports LeaguesTeamsNote
Women's National Basketball AssociationLos Angeles Sparks
Minor League BaseballBakersfield Blaze
Fresno Grizzlies
High Desert Mavericksplay in Adelanto
Inland Empire 66ersplay in San Bernardino
Lake Elsinore Storm
Lancaster JetHawks
Modesto Nuts
Rancho Cucamonga Quakes
Sacramento River Cats
San Jose Giants
Stockton Ports
Visalia Oaks
North American LeagueChico Outlaws
Long Beach Armada
Orange County Flyers
National Basketball Association Development LeagueBakersfield Jam
Los Angeles D-Fenders
American Basketball AssociationBeijing Aoshen Olympiansbased in Azusa
Big Valley Shockwavebased in Modesto, California
Long Beach Legendsformerly Los Angeles Legands
Maywood Buzzformerly Carson Buzz
Mexicali Sentinelsbased in El Centro, Cal.
San Diego Wildcats
ECHLBakersfield Condors
Fresno Falcons
Long Beach Ice Dogs
Stockton Thunder
Major Indoor Soccer LeagueCalifornia Cougars
United Soccer Leagues First DivisionCalifornia Victory
United Soccer Leagues Premier Development LeagueBakersfield Brigade
Fresno Fuego
Lancaster Rattlers
Los Angeles Legends
Orange County Blue Star
Riverside County Elite
San Fernando Valley Quakes
San Francisco Seals
San Jose Frogs
Southern California Seahorses
Ventura County Fusion


See also