Bakersfield is the second largest city in the United States (after Fresno) that is not directly linked to an Interstate highway. Bakersfield and the surrounding areas provide the opportunity for a wealth of outdoor activities, including: auto racing, fishing, biking, camping, golf, hiking and much more. Bakersfield is a city with an array of championship events. You can always find a sporting event within the city and should never miss the fun of live sporting event in Bakersfield. Some of the best teams in the Bakersfield, California are listed below:-
1. Bakersfield Blaze
2. Bakersfield Blitz
2. Bakersfield Condors
2. Bakersfield Jam
A minor league baseball team, Bakersfield Blaze is based in Bakersfield, California, USA. The team was established in 1941. Bakersfield Blaze is a farm team of the Texas Rangers. The team plays their home games at Sam Lynn Ballpark that is located in Bakersfield, California and seats 4,200 people.
Bakersfield Blaze is the member of North Division in the California League. Bakersfield Blaze mascot’s name is ‘Heater the dragon’. The team wears uniforms of colors: black, red, yellow. The team is owned by DG Elmore. The team’s schedule for the year 2007 has been released and according to that on April 5th, the team will open their season against Lancaster.
The 2007 Schedule includes 33 weekend dates and 12 ever popular Thirsty Thursday’s. On April 12th, the team will play against the Modesto Nuts at Sam Lynn Ballpark. Some of the notable former Bakersfield players are: Pedro Martinez, Hideo Nomo, Mike Piazza, Jose Offerman, Eric Karros and Don Drysdale.
A professional arena football team, Bakersfield Blitz is based in Bakersfield, California. The team was established in 2004 and plays their home games at Rabobank Arena that is situated in Bakersfield, California, USA. Bakersfield Blitz is a member of af2 (arenafootball2); the Arena Football League's minor league.
The team finished its first season with the record of 11-5. In 2005, the Blitz finished with the record of 6-10 and in 2006, finished with the record of 9-7. This is the second version of the Bakersfield Blitz. The original Blitz are now the Central Valley Coyotes who play at Selland Arena in Fresno, California.
A minor league ice hockey team, Bakersfield Condors is based in Bakersfield, California, USA. The team was established in 1995 and plays in the Pacific Division of the ECHL's (East Coast Hockey League) National Conference. The team plays their home games at Rabobank Arena in Bakersfield.
Marty Raymond is the current head coach of the team. The team wears uniforms of colors: green, rust, tan, black and cool grey. Earlier the team was known as Bakersfield Fog and changed its name to Bakersfield Condors in 1998. The team finished its 2004-05 season with the record of 40-22 and 2005-06 season with the record of 40-26. In the 2005-06 season, the team advanced past the 1st Round of the playoffs for the first time in their history.
A professional basketball team, Bakersfield Jam is based in Bakersfield, California. The team was founded in 2003 as Long Beach Jam and renamed as Bakersfield Jam in 2006. The Jam play their home games at Rabobank Arena that is situated in Bakersfield, California, United States.
Jim Harrick is the current head coach of the team. The team has won one championship title in 2004 when it was in the ABA (American Basketball Association) and now it is an an expansion franchise of the NBA (National Basketball Association) Development League. The team wears uniforms of colors: powder blue, navy blue, and gold.