Daytona Beach Islanders

Daytona Beach Islanders

Daytona Beach Islanders
19201966
Daytona Beach, Florida
Class-level
  • Class A (1963-1966)
  • Class D (1928-1962)
  • Class C (1921-1924)
  • Class D (1920)
Minor league affiliations
  • Florida State League
  • Major league affiliations
  • Detroit Tigers (1965-1966)
  • Kansas City Athletics (1962-1964)
  • Chicago White Sox (1961)
  • St. Louis Cardinals (1957-1960)
  • Cleveland Indians (1956)
  • St. Louis Cardinals (1954)
  • Cleveland Indians (1950-1953)
  • Brooklyn Dodgers (1939, 1946)
  • St. Louis Cardinals (1936-1938, 1940-1941)
  • Minor league titles
    League titles 2 (1948-1953)

    Daytona Beach Islanders was the name used by several different minor league baseball teams that have all played in the Florida State League.

    History

    The first Islanders team was an independent team that played from 1920-1924. Partway through the 1924 season, they moved to Clearwater, Florida to become the Clearwater Pelicans.

    The second team, was an affiliate of the St. Louis Cardinals (1936–1938, 1940–41) and Brooklyn Dodgers (1939). While the Islanders were an affiliate of the Cardinals, Stan Musial played for them under manager Dickey Kerr.

    The third team played from 1946-1966 as an affiliate of the Brooklyn Dodgers (1946), Cleveland Indians (1950-5, 563), St. Louis Cardinals (1954, 57-60), Chicago White Sox (1961), Kansas City A's (1962–64) and Detroit Tigers (1965–66).

    For information about the 1977 team, see Daytona Beach Astros.

    Notable alumni

    External links

    • Baseball Reference
    • Daytona Beach baseball history