Records of all Minor League Baseball Teams in Norwich,Connecticut

Minor League baseball in Norwich, Connecticut:


Class League                     Year  Team                 (affiliate)  Record
 Ind  Connecticut State League   1891  Norwich                           10-13 7th
  F   Connecticut State League   1899  Norwich Jackroses/Witches         41-57 8th, last, 17 GB
  F   Connecticut State League   1900  Norwich Witches                   64-33 1st, 6 GA
  F   Connecticut State League   1901  Norwich Champs                    63-46 3rd, 4 GB
  B   Connecticut State League   1902  Norwich Reds                      51-58 6th (tie), 19 GB
  B   Connecticut State League   1903  Norwich Reds                      54-50 5th, 12 GB
  B   Connecticut State League   1904  Norwich Reds                      27-51       New team; moved from Worcestor (26-41) to Norwich 6/21. Tot: 53-62 7th, 17.5 GB
  B   Connecticut State League   1905  Norwich Reds                      42-74 8th, last, 38 GB
  B   Connecticut State League   1906  Norwich Reds                      72-53 1st, 2.5 GA
  B   Connecticut State League   1907  Norwich Reds                      71-51 4th, 19.5 GB  
  D   Connecticut Association    1910  Norwich Bon Bons                  19-21       Disbanded 7/10; reorganized as Meriden Doublins 7/15, disbanded 7/24, tot: 19-25, 3rd, 6.5 GB
  AA  Eastern League             1995  Norwich Navigators     (N.Y.-AL)  70-71 3rd, 15.5 GB, North Division
  AA  Eastern League             1996  Norwich Navigators     (N.Y.-AL)  71-70 3rd, 12 GB, North Division
  AA  Eastern League             1997  Norwich Navigators     (N.Y.-AL)  73-69 2nd, 6 GB, North Division  Lose 1st round playoffs [see below]
  AA  Eastern League             1998  Norwich Navigators     (N.Y.-AL)  66-76 4th, 17 GB, North Division
  AA  Eastern League             1999  Norwich Navigators     (N.Y.-AL)  78-64 2nd, 14 GB, North Div.  Lose playoff championship series [see below]
  AA  Eastern League             2000  Norwich Navigators     (N.Y.-AL)  76-66 3rd, 7 GB, North Division
  AA  Eastern League             2001  Norwich Navigators     (N.Y.-AL)  83-29 2nd, 4 GB, North Div.  Lost 1st round of playoffs [see below]
  AA  Eastern League             2002  Norwich Navigators     (N.Y.-AL)  76-64 1st, 5 GA  Won playoff championship series Champions! [see below]
  AA  Eastern League             2003  Norwich Navigators     (S.F.-NL)  62-79 6th, 16.5 GB, North Division;  NY Yankees move affiliation to Trenton Thunder.
  AA  Eastern League             2004  Norwich Navigators     (S.F.-NL)  69-73 5th, 15.5 GB, North Division
  AA  Eastern League             2005  Norwich Navigators     (S.F.-NL)  71-71 3rd, 5 GB, North Division
  AA  Eastern League             2006  Connecticut Defenders  (S.F.-NL)  65-77 5th, 15.5 GB, North Division
  AA  Eastern League             2007  Connecticut Defenders  (S.F.-NL)  63-78 5th, 19.5 GB, North Division
  AA  Eastern League             2008  Connecticut Defenders  (S.F.-NL)  68-73 4th, 18.5 GB, Northern Division
  AA  Eastern League             2009  Connecticut Defenders  (S.F.-NL)  83-59 1st, 10.5 GA, N. Div. [Move to Richmond, Va. following season.]
      Following the playoffs, the Connecticut Defenders announce they are moving to Richmond, Virginia for the 2010 season, as the Richmond Flying Squirrels.
      The Oneonta Tigers of the New York-Penn League move to Norwich for the 2010 season
  A   New York-Penn League       2010  Connecticut Tigers     (Det.-AL)  38-37 2nd,  GB, Stedler Division
  A   New York-Penn League       2011  Connecticut Tigers     (Det.-AL)  39-35 2nd [1st (tie but 2nd on tie breaker)], 6.5GA, Stedler Division [No Playoff]
  A   New York-Penn League       2012  Connecticut Tigers     (Det.-AL)  35-40 3rd, 15.5 GB, Stedler Division
  A   New York-Penn League       2013  Connecticut Tigers     (Det.-AL)  33-42 3rd (tie), last, 10.5 GB Stedler Division
  A   New York-Penn League       2014  Connecticut Tigers     (Det.-AL)  42-34 2nd, 6 GB, Stedler Division [wild card]
  A   New York-Penn League       2015  Connecticut Tigers     (Det.-AL)  35-38 3rd, 6 GB, Stedler Division 
 AA   Eastern League             2016  Hartford Yard Goats    (Colo.-NL)  7-12     (only home games listed)
  A   New York-Penn League       2016  Connecticut Tigers     (Det.-AL)  41-35 2nd, 6 GB, Stedler Division  
  A   New York-Penn League       2017  Connecticut Tigers     (Det.-AL)  37-35 2nd, 3.5 GB, Stedler Division
  A   New York-Penn League       2018  Connecticut Tigers     (Det.-AL)  29-44 4th, last, 12 GB, Stedler Division
  A   New York-Penn League       2019  Connecticut Tigers     (Det.-AL)  34-42 2nd, 8.0 GB, Stedler Division
  A   New York-Penn League       2020  Connecticut Tigers     (Det.-AL)  season canceled due to coronavirus pandemic  league dissolved in November
 Ind  Futures Collegiate League  2021  Norwich Sea Unicorns              27-40 7th, 15.5 GB

 The Hartford Yard Goats (AA Eastern League) played nineteen home games in 2016 at Dodd Stadium, Norwich, before beginning play in Hartford.
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Post Season play:

Eastern League Playoffs:

1997 Norwich Navigators     1st round: Lose 3 games to 2 v. Portland Sea Dogs
1999 Norwich Navigators     1st round: Beat Trenton Thunder, 3 games to 2
                            Finals: Lost 3 games to 2 to Harrisburg Senators
2001 Norwich Navigators     1st round: Lose 3 games to 1 to New Britain Rock Cats
2002 Norwich Navigators     1st round: Beat New Haven Ravens, 3 games to 0
                            Finals: Won 3 games to 2 v. Harrisburg Senators Champions!
2009 Connecticut Defenders  1st round: Beat New Britain Rock Cats, 3 games to 1
                            Finals: Lose 3 games to 1 v. Akron Aeros.

New York-Penn League Playoffs:

2014 Connecticut Tigers     Semifinals: Lose 2 games to 0 v. Tri-Valley ValleyCats

Connecticut State League Pennants
Norwich Witches 1900

Connecticut League Pennants
Norwich Reds 1906

Eastern League Pennants (Northern Division)
Norwich Navigators 2002
Connecticut Defenders 2009

Eastern League Championships
Norwich Navigators 2002

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  Updated 9/5/2021