Random MLB Team Generator

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Baseball is America's pass time with millions of little girls and boys dreaming of one day playing in the MLB. For those who don't make it or choose to go another route, there is still a ton of fun to be had with the sport.

Enter my MLB team randomizer! It contains every single team in the league along with their masocts and home cities. It's perfect for your next fantasy team or to kill some time on next road trip with a random mlb team.

Number of teams you want

The max is 3


In addition to a cool, randomized baseball team, my site will provide you some fun baseball trivia facts below.

Baseball Random Facts

  • The first professional baseball game was played in 1846.
  • George Herman "Babe" Ruth Jr. set numerous records during his career including 714 home runs.
  • The New York Yankees have won the most World Series titles (27 as of my knowledge cutoff in September 2021).
  • A perfect game in baseball is one in which the same player plays all nine innings and no opposing player reaches base.
  • The term "home run" was already in use before the modern baseball era.
  • Baseball was introduced in the Olympics as a medal sport in 1992.
  • Baseball gloves were not used until 1875.
  • A game between two 1860s baseball teams, the Brooklyn Eagles and the Brooklyn Atlantics, was the first recorded baseball game with paid admission.
  • Jackie Robinson broke the baseball color line when he started for the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947.
  • The average life of a major league baseball: 7 pitches.
  • A balk is when the pitcher makes a mistake that allows the runners to advance one base.
  • The pitcher's mound is 60 feet, 6 inches away from home plate.
  • The baseball Hall of Fame is located in Cooperstown, New York.
  • A baseball game is divided into nine innings.
  • The shortest player in the history of Major League Baseball was Eddie Gaedel, who was 3 feet 7 inches tall.
  • The longest professional baseball game in history was 33 innings long.
  • A "can of corn" is a term used to describe an easy fly ball caught by an outfielder.
  • Baseball's "seventh-inning stretch" tradition began because President William Howard Taft stood up to stretch and the crowd followed suit.
  • Cy Young has the most career wins as a pitcher with 511.
  • The spitball was officially outlawed in 1920 and all existing spitballers were grandfathered in, allowing them to use the pitch until they retired.
  • The longest recorded home run was hit by Mickey Mantle at 565 feet.
  • The Houston Astrodome was the first baseball stadium to have a roof over the playing field.
  • The baseball stitching process is done by hand, with 108 stitches in a specific pattern.
  • Cal Ripken Jr. holds the record for most consecutive games played with 2,632.
  • The first World Series was played in 1903 between the Boston Americans and the Pittsburgh Pirates. Boston won.
  • The height of the outfield wall varies from ballpark to ballpark.
  • The dimensions of a baseball diamond are designed to be a perfect 90-foot square.
  • In 2001, Barry Bonds broke the single-season home run record with 73.
  • The fastest pitch ever recorded in a Major League Baseball game was thrown by Aroldis Chapman at 105.1 mph.
  • The average baseball lasts just six pitches in a Major League game.
  • Major League Baseballs are made in Costa Rica.
  • In the early days of baseball, umpires would sit in rocking chairs behind home plate.
  • The raw materials for a baseball bat are usually harvested in Pennsylvania and New York.
  • "Take Me Out to the Ball Game" is traditionally sung during the seventh-inning stretch.
  • On July 25, 1962, both pitchers in a game between the Washington Senators and the Detroit Tigers threw one-hitters.
  • Pete Rose, the all-time Major League leader in hits, is banned from the Baseball Hall of Fame due to his involvement in gambling on baseball games.
  • The youngest player ever to play in a Major League Baseball game was Joe Nuxhall at 15 years, 316 days old.
  • The oldest Major League Baseball park still in use is Fenway Park in Boston, which opened in 1912.
  • Nolan Ryan holds the record for the most career no-hitters with seven.
  • Rickey Henderson holds the record for most career stolen bases with 1,406.
  • Mike Trout, one of the best players of his era, was drafted 25th overall in the 2009 MLB draft.
  • The "shot heard 'round the world" refers to a game-winning home run by New York Giants outfielder Bobby Thomson off Brooklyn Dodgers pitcher Ralph Branca to win the National League pennant in 1951.
  • The term "southpaw" for a left-handed pitcher originated from the way baseball diamonds were traditionally aligned with home plate to the west.
  • Former outfielder Ty Cobb has the highest career batting average in MLB history, at .366.
  • The Cleveland Indians have the longest ongoing championship drought in MLB, having last won the World Series in 1948 (as of 2021).
  • The longest game in Major League history lasted 8 hours and 6 minutes over the course of two days.
  • Bill Mazeroski is the only player to end a World Series with a home run, doing so in Game 7 in 1960.
  • The first night game in Major League Baseball history was played at Cincinnati's Crosley Field on May 24, 1935.
  • There is only one Major League Baseball team that has never played in a World Series: the Seattle Mariners (as of 2021).
  • The pitcher's mound was lowered from 15 inches to 10 inches in 1969 to increase offensive production.
  • From 1903-1952, baseballs used in Major League games were not standardized; instead, each team provided its own balls.
  • Denton True "Cy" Young played in Major League Baseball for 22 seasons and holds the record for the most career innings pitched with 7,355.
  • The shortest game in Major League history was on September 28, 1919, between the New York Giants and the Philadelphia Phillies, lasting just 51 minutes.
  • The oldest person to play in a Major League Baseball game was Satchel Paige at 59 years old.
  • Japanese player Ichiro Suzuki is the only player to have 10 seasons of 200 hits in a row.
  • A baseball game was played on top of an Alaskan glacier in 2001.
  • Alex Rodriguez was the youngest player to hit 500 home runs.
  • The "Mendoza Line" is a term used to describe a .200 batting average, below which a hitter is considered unproductive.
  • The St. Louis Cardinals are named after the bird, not the religious title.
  • The longest hitting streak in baseball history is held by Joe DiMaggio, who hit safely in 56 consecutive games in 1941.
  • Yankee Stadium was the first ballpark to have an electronic scoreboard.
  • Major League Baseball's annual All-Star Game is known as the "Midsummer Classic."
  • The Dodgers and the Giants both moved to California from New York following the 1957 season, marking the first time Major League Baseball teams were based on the West Coast.
  • The designated hitter (DH) rule, which allows a team to use another player to bat in place of the pitcher, was adopted by the American League in 1973.
  • A Major League Baseball team typically employs about 200 baseballs per game.
  • The Kansas City Royals were named after the American Royal, a livestock show, horse show, rodeo, and barbecue competition held annually in Kansas City since 1899.
  • The record for most double plays by a team in a single game is seven.
  • As of 2021, no woman has ever played in a Major League Baseball game.
  • In 1994, the World Series was canceled due to a players' strike.
  • Johnny Vander Meer is the only pitcher in Major League history to throw back-to-back no-hitters.
  • Willie Mays is often considered the best all-around player in baseball history due to his prowess in hitting, fielding, and base running.
  • Major League Baseball's record for the most teams played on by a player is held by Octavio Dotel, who played for 13 teams.
  • There are 30 teams in Major League Baseball, divided equally into the National League and the American League.
  • The National Baseball Hall of Fame was established in 1936.
  • The first professional baseball team was the Cincinnati Red Stockings, who were established in 1869.
  • Wrigley Field was the last Major League ballpark to install lights, not doing so until 1988.
  • The Detroit Tigers are the oldest one-name, one-city franchise in the American League.
  • Hank Aaron broke Babe Ruth's career home run record in 1974, finishing his career with 755 home runs.
  • Roger Maris broke Babe Ruth's single-season home run record in 1961, hitting 61 home runs.
  • As of 2021, the record for most home runs hit by a team in a single season is held by the 2018 New York Yankees, who hit 267.
  • The tradition of singing "Take Me Out to the Ball Game" during the seventh-inning stretch began at a high school baseball game in Los Angeles in 1934.
  • The record for most career strikeouts by a hitter is held by Reggie Jackson, with 2,597.
  • From 1900 to 2021, there have been only 23 perfect games in Major League Baseball history.
  • A "Golden Sombrero" in baseball lingo refers to a player striking out four times in a single game.
  • The Chicago Cubs did not win a World Series for 108 years, from 1908 to 2016.
  • The most valuable baseball card in the world is the T206 Honus Wagner card, which sold for $3.12 million in 2016.
  • The longest home run in Major League history was supposedly hit by Mickey Mantle at an estimated distance of 565 feet.
  • Don Larsen pitched the only perfect game in World Series history in 1956.
  • Former St. Louis Cardinals shortstop Ozzie Smith is known for his acrobatic fielding and his signature backflip.

Matt Irving is the CEO of Super Easy Tech, LLC.
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Posted by: Matt Irving on 6/25/2023


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