A Step Up from the Little Leagues
For sports fans who are traveling into town for spring tournaments, we’ve got some additional Alabama teams playing in the area that will add some thrill to your stay.
The Gulf Shores region offers the opportunity to watch some up-and-coming stars that will be the future of professional sports. Choose your favorites from the teams that the region has to offer.
There’s nothing quite like spring baseball on a sunny day in Alabama. In the Gulf Shores region, three professional teams play in the Double A Southern League of Minor League Baseball. MiLB operates under the commissioner of Major League Baseball as a "farm system" for the major leagues. Listed below are the names and links to their schedules.
• Mississippi Braves (affiliated with the Atlanta Braves)
• Mobile BayBears (affiliated with the Arizona Diamondbacks)
• Pensacola Blue Wahoos (affiliated with the Cincinnati Reds)
Join in the fun by attending a college basketball game. The Gulf Shores area is home to two Division 1 Basketball teams. Games are usually on campus and the college sports atmosphere is extremely lively.
• South Alabama Jaguars
• Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles
If you enjoy fast-paced sporting events, you are in for a treat because professional hockey games keep you on your toes. The Gulf Shores region is home to a team affiliated with the Southern Professional Hockey League.
• Pensacola Ice Flyers