Florida Fire Frogs
The Florida Fire Frogs are a minor league baseball team that plays as a member of the Florida State League in Kissimmee, Florida, part of the Greater Orlando metropolitan area. Founded in 2017, the team is the Class A-Advanced affiliate of the Atlanta Braves. They play their home games at Osceola County Stadium. The team's name was announced on October 26, 2016, at the conclusion of a name the team contest. The finalists from which the team's name was selected were: Florida Dragonflies, Florida Fire Frogs, Florida Mud Kickers, Florida Rodeo Clowns, Florida Sorcerers, and Florida Toucans.
|Florida Fire Frogs|
Founded in 2017
|Minor league affiliations|
|League||Florida State League (2017–present)|
|Major league affiliations|
|Current||Atlanta Braves (2017–present)|
|Minor league titles|
|League titles (0)||None|
|Nickname||Florida Fire Frogs (2017–present)|
|Brevard County Manatees (1994–2016)|
|Colors||Red, black, orange, gold, white|
|Ballpark||Osceola County Stadium (2017–present)|
|Space Coast Stadium (1994–2016)|
|Manatees Baseball Club LLC.|
|General Manager||North Johnson|
The team is the relocation of the Brevard County Manatees.
In May 2019, the team accepted a half-million-dollar buyout from Osceola County to leave at the end of the 2019 season. The stadium will be redeveloped as part of a training complex at Osceola Heritage Park for Orlando City SC of Major League Soccer.
Florida Fire Frogs roster
7-day injured list
These statistics are current through the 2018 season.
|1st half||2nd half|
|All-time regular season record (2017–2018)||99||161||.381|
- "Anderson Steps Down as Fire Frogs President and GM". Ballpark Digest. March 29, 2019. Retrieved March 29, 2019.
- Hill, Benjamin (September 16, 2016). "Braves move A Advanced club to Kissimmee". MiLB.com. Retrieved September 16, 2016.
- "Team Name Revealed as Florida Fire Frogs". MiLB.com. October 26, 2016. Retrieved October 26, 2016.
- "Six Potential Names Revealed for Central Florida Team". Ballpark Digest. July 28, 2016. Retrieved September 16, 2016.
- Jackson, Ken (May 31, 2019). "Orlando City confirms it's bringing MLS, developmental training facility to Heritage Park; Fire Frogs sign deal to leave after this season". Osceola News-Gazette. Retrieved June 1, 2019.
- Reichard, Kevin (May 31, 2019). "Fire Frogs to Depart Osceola County Stadium at End of Season". Ballpark Digest. August Publications. Retrieved June 1, 2019.