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List of team names


Below is a list of names that have been proposed or actually used through the years for teams in the Birmingham area.
                   
     Team Name       Status       Timeframe       Sport       Comment
  Alabama Airborne   Proposed   2015   Football   Major League Football
  Alabama Airmen   Proposed   2009   Basketball   WBA Exposure League
  Alabama Barons   Actual   1978   Baseball   Freedom Baseball League
  Alabama Bears   Proposed   1974   Football   Birmingham Americans
  Alabama Blackbirds   Proposed   2009   Football   United National Gridiron League
  Alabama Dragons   Proposed   2009   Football   United National Gridiron League
  Alabama Freeze   Proposed   2003   Hockey   Alabama Slammers (2)
  Alabama Gunners   Actual   1998-99   Hockey   Southern Elite Hockey League
  Alabama Hammers   Proposed   2003   Hockey   Alabama Slammers (2)
  Alabama Ironmen   Proposed   1982   Football   Alabama Magic
  Alabama Magic   Actual   1982   Football   American Football Association
  Alabama Outlawz   Actual   2014 to 2015   Football   X-League
  Alabama Slammers (1)   Actual   2001-02   Football   Women's American Football League
  Alabama Slammers (2)   Actual   2003-04   Hockey   World Hockey Association 2
  Alabama Spirit   Proposed   1982   Football   Alabama Magic
  Alabama Steeldogs   Actual   2007   Football   arenafootball2
  Alabama Vulcans (1)   Actual   1979   Football   American Football Association
  Alabama Vulcans (2)   Proposed   2003   Hockey   Alabama Slammers (2)
  Bessemer Whiz Kids   Actual   1947-48   Basketball   Southern Professional Basketball League
  Birmingham Americans   Actual   1974   Football   World Football League
  Birmingham Athletics   Actual   1967 to 1975   Baseball   Southern League
  Birmingham Bandits (1)   Proposed   1978   Soccer   Super Soccer League
  Birmingham Bandits (2)   Actual   1991-92   Basketball   Continental Basketball Association
  Birmingham Bandits (3)   Proposed   2001   Basketball   Birmingham BreakOuts
  Birmingham Bankers   Proposed   1978   Soccer   Birmingham Bandits (1)
  Birmingham Barbarians   Proposed   2000   Football   Birmingham Steeldogs
  Birmingham Barons (1)   Actual   1901 to 1961, 1964 to 1965   Baseball   Southern Association; Southern League
  Birmingham Barons (2)   Actual   1981 to Present   Baseball   Southern League
  Birmingham Barracudas   Actual   1995   Football   Canadian Football League
  Birmingham Black Barons   Actual   1920 to 1963   Baseball   Negro Southern League; Negro National League
  Birmingham Black Widows   Proposed   2013   Football   Women's Indoor Football League
  Birmingham Blast (1)   Proposed   2000   Football   Birmingham Steeldogs
  Birmingham Blast (2)   Proposed   2000   Football   Birmingham Thunderbolts
  Birmingham Blazers   Proposed   2010   Football   American Football League
  Birmingham Blitz   Actual   2012-13 to 2016-17   Basketball   American Basketball Association
  Birmingham Bluebirds    Unverified     1896   Baseball    
  Birmingham Bombers   Proposed   2016   Football   Rebel Indoor Football League
  Birmingham BreakOuts   Proposed   2001   Basketball   Global Basketball Alliance
  Birmingham Bruisers   Proposed   2000   Football   Birmingham Steeldogs
  Birmingham Bubbas   Proposed   2000   Football   Birmingham Steeldogs
  Birmingham Bulls (1)   Actual   1976-77 to 1980-81   Hockey   World Hockey Association; Central Hockey League
  Birmingham Bulls (2)   Actual   1983   Hockey   Atlantic Coast Hockey League
  Birmingham Bulls (3)   Actual   1992-93 to 2000-01   Hockey   East Coast Hockey League
  Birmingham Bulls (4)   Actual   2017-18 to Present   Hockey   Southern Professional Hockey League
  Birmingham Coal Barons   Unverified   1885   Baseball    
  Birmingham Crusaders   Proposed   2007   Basketball   United States Basketball Association
  Birmingham Fire   Actual   1991 to 1992   Football   World League of American Football
  Birmingham Freedom   Proposed   2014   Football   North American Football League
  Birmingham Gladiators   Actual   2008   Basketball   Americas Basketball International
  Birmingham Grays   Unverified   1892   Baseball    
  Birmingham Iron   Proposed   2018 to Present   Football   Alliance of American Football
  Birmingham Ironmakers   Unverified   1887   Baseball    
  Birmingham Ironmen   Proposed   2014   Basketball    
  Birmingham Knights   Proposed   1983   Football   Birmingham Stallions
  Birmingham Legion   Proposed   2017   Soccer   United Soccer League
  Birmingham Lions   Proposed   2012   Basketball   Continental Basketball League
  Birmingham Magicians (1)   Proposed   2000   Football   Birmingham Steeldogs
  Birmingham Magicians (2)   Actual   2005-06   Basketball   American Basketball Association
  Birmingham Maroons   Unverified   1888   Baseball    
  Birmingham Outlawz   Actual   2017   Football   Arena Pro Football
  Birmingham Power   Actual   2001 to 2005   Basketball   National Women's Basketball League
  Birmingham Sabers   Actual   2010 to 2011   Basketball   Continental Basketball League
  Birmingham Skyhawks   Actual   1947   Basketball   Professional Basketball League of America
  Birmingham South Stars   Actual   1982-83   Hockey   Central Hockey League
  Birmingham Stallions   Actual   1983 to 1985   Football   United States Football League
  Birmingham Steel   Actual   2010   Basketball   Continental Basketball League; World Basketball Association    
  Birmingham Steel Magnolias   Actual   2002-03   Football   Women's Football Association
  Birmingham Steeldogs   Actual   2000 to 2006   Football   arenafootball2
  Birmingham Steelers   Actual   1948-49   Basketball   Southern Professional Basketball League
  Birmingham Thunderbolts   Actual   2001   Football   XFL
  Birmingham Vulcans (1)   Actual   1947-48   Basketball   Southern Professional Basketball League
  Birmingham Vulcans (2)   Actual   1961 to 1962   Football   Dixie Professional Football League
  Birmingham Vulcans (3)   Actual   1975   Football   World Football League
  Birmingham Vulcans (4)   Actual   2017   Basketball   North American Basketball League
  Birmingham Yellowhammers   Proposed   2010   Football   American Football League
  Magic City Court Kings   Actual   2005 to 2006   Basketball   World Basketball Association
  Magic City Surge   Actual   2017-18 to Present   Basketball   American Basketball Association
  Pelham Prowlers   Actual   1999-00   Hockey   Southern Elite Hockey League
  Southeast Pro Elite Flyers   Actual   2017-18   Basketball   American Basketball Association
  Team Alabama   Proposed   2007   Football   All American Football League
                   
                   
                   
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Last update: September 20, 2018