Salina Stockade (baseball)
The Salina Stockade is a professional baseball team based in Salina, Kansas that began play in 2016. It is a traveling team which competes in various leagues when a league has an uneven number of teams or needs to play a traveling team.
|Ballpark||Dean Evans Stadium|
|Colors||Navy blue, royal blue, silver, white|
In 2017 Salina Stockade joined the American Association of Independent Professional Baseball, which is not affiliated with Major or Minor League Baseball, to replace the Laredo Lemurs, which folded.
The team played a similar schedule in 2018, traveling to play each of the six teams in the Canadian-American Association of Professional Baseball.
In 2019, the Stockade joined The Western League a four-week Winter organization, as a charter team. On March 31, 2019 it was announced that they would traveling to play each of the teams in the Pacific Association of Professional Baseball Clubs.
|Season||Wins||Losses||Win %||Finish||Playoff Results|
|Pecos League/American Association League|
|2016||29||36||.446||3rd of 5||Did not qualify|
|2017||18||82||.180||4th of 4||Did not qualify|
Salina Stockade roster
|Active (22-man) roster||Coaches/Other|
- "Introducing the Salina Stockade". Salina Journal. February 14, 2016.
- "Regional minor league baseball offers major fun". The Wichita Eagle. May 10, 2016.
- "Salina Replaces Laredo in 2017 American Association Lineup". Ballpark Digest. May 4, 2017.
- "A Baseball Manager Retires Again, Knowing It Rarely Sticks". New York Times. August 18, 2017.
- "The Worst Pro Baseball Team of 2017 Doesn't Want Your Pity". The Ringer. August 22, 2017.
- "Kansas' Salina Stockade Is The Worst Team In Professional Baseball — But It's Not All Bad". KCUR. September 6, 2017.
- "Bay Area independent baseball league's terrible, horrible, no good, very bad offseason continues". The Mercury News. April 5, 2019.