Bakersfield Train Robbers
The Bakersfield Train Robbers are a professional baseball team based in Bakersfield, California. The team is a member of the Pecos League, an independent baseball league which is not affiliated with Major or Minor League Baseball.
|Bakersfield Train Robbers|
|Ballpark||Sam Lynn Ballpark|
|Division championships||2013, 2018, 2019|
|Former name(s)||Topeka Train Robbers (2016)|
Las Vegas Train Robbers (2013–2015)
|Former ballparks||Lake Shawnee Sports Complex (2016) Rodriguez Park (2013-2014)|
|Colors||Blue, red, white, black|
Established for the 2013 season, the team played its home games at Lake Shawnee Sports Complex. The team previous called Las Vegas, New Mexico home for two seasons, then played the 2015 season as a travel team before subsequently moving to Topeka. On December 15, 2016, it was announced that the Train Robbers would move to Bakersfield for the 2017 season, filling in the void left by the contraction of the California League's Bakersfield Blaze.
Bakersfield Train Robbers roster
|2013||41||27||.603||1st of 4 North Division||Division: defeated Trinidad Triggers 2-0
Championship: lost Roswell Invaders 0-2
|2014||12||38||.240||5th of 5 North Division||DNQ|
|2015||16||42||.275||5th of 5 North Division||DNQ|
|2016||28||33||.459||3rd of 5 North Division||Division Quarterfinals: lost Trinidad Triggers 0-2|
- "Train Robbers invading Topeka with new professional brand". Topeka Capital-Journal. 30 April 2016.
- "Bakersfield becomes home to the Train Robbers in the Pecos League" (Press release). Pecos League. December 15, 2016.