This will be a low-cost competitive tournament team, that would feed baseball & softball players into our Commanders RBI programs. Feel free to contact me if interested. The Book: Playing the Percentages in Baseball. Logos were compiled by the amazing Historical view of Franchise History for Denver Zephyrs, grouped together by team city name and league. Some high school data is courtesy David McWater. When it became apparent that Gustav would hit the Gulf Coast on September 1, the Zephyrs cancelled their games of August 30 through September 1.[4]. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Total Zone Rating and initial framework for Wins above Replacement calculations provided by Sean Smith. All logos are the trademark & property of their owners and not Sports Reference LLC. Subscribe to our Free Newsletter, This Week in Sports ReferenceFind out when we add a feature or make a change. In 1984, the Denver Bears became known as the Denver Zephyrs. For many years, the biggest crowds were on 4th of July fireworks nights, and every year the American Association scheduled the Bears for a home game. Copyright © 2000-2020 Sports Reference LLC. A virtual museum of sports logos, uniforms and historical items. Denver Zephyrs are looking to field youth competitive baseball & softball teams (ages 8-14)for the upcoming 2021 spring season. The team kept the Zephyrs name after the move to New Orleans. die Denver Bears; die Denver Zephyrs; Das Mile High Stadium wurde ursprünglich gebaute als Bears Stadium für Minor League Baseball und hatte damals lediglich 17.000 Sitzplätze. This includes the Oilers, who became the Louisville Redbirds. This stadium was one of the largest venues in history to host minor league baseball on a routine basis. In den späten 1950ern folgten Erweiterungsmaßnahmen, die die Kapazität erst auf 23.100, dann auf 34.657 Plätze vergrößerten. The Zephyrs were one of five clubs from the AA to join the PCL, with three joining the International League. Much of the play-by-play, game results, and transaction information both shown and used to create certain data sets was obtained free of charge from and is copyrighted by RetroSheet. About the Data:Minor League Data Learn more about TBC data and the site in the About TBC section. [1] The Zephyrs play their home games at Zephyr Field. In 1993, the expansion … Many thanks to him. Some defensive statistics Copyright © Baseball Info Solutions, 2010-2020. The New Orleans Zephyrs started in Kansas City in 1900 before moving to Denver, Colorado in 1955 and then to New Orleans in 1993. Many historical player head shots courtesy of David Davis. League division, geographically (usually) grouping of teams within a league, Games behind leader. In 1984, the Denver Bears became known as the Denver Zephyrs. On May 5th and 6th, 2006 a game that became known as the Music City Marathon, the Zephyrs play 24 innings in Nashville, ultimately defeating the Sounds 5-4 the next day on a Wiki Gonzalez RBI single. Location. Find out more. After moving to Denver, the Triple-A Bears played in the American Association (1955–1962 and 1969–1984) and the Pacific Coast League (1963–1968) until the team name was changed to the Denver Zephyrs in 1985. The New Orleans Zephyrs came to Metairie by way of Denver, Colorado, in 1993. Win Expectancy, Run Expectancy, and Leverage Index calculations provided by Tom Tango of, and co-author of The Book: Playing the Percentages in Baseball. 1977-1992. After the end of the 2008 season, the PDC contract with the New York Mets expired, and on September 22, 2008 the Mets signed a new two year agreement with the Buffalo Bisons of the International League. All images are property the copyright holder and are displayed here for informational purposes only. The Denver Bears had some good teams from the 1970s to the mid-1980s, producing such players as Tim Wallach, Warren Cromartie, Tim Raines, Graig Nettles, Terry Francona, Patt Rooney, and Bill Gullickson. Level. The New Orleans Zephyrs started in Kansas City in 1900 before moving to Denver, Colorado in 1955 and then to New Orleans in 1993. Crowds of 45,000 and more watched the fireworks game, easily the biggest crowds most of the minor leaguers had ever played in front of. Baseball Wiki is a FANDOM Lifestyle Community.