The Maryland Bays were an inaugural franchise of the third incarnation of the American Soccer League in 1988.They were based in Catonsville, Maryland, and played their games at the University of Maryland-Baltimore County. The team joined the American Professional Soccer League in 1990 when the ASL merged with the Western Soccer League. Before the 1990 season, the club absorbed the Washington Stars, and moved to play in Columbia, Maryland.
- This article is about the Maryland Bays that played from 1988–91. For the first Maryland based team called the Bays in 1967 see Baltimore Bays of the NPSL/NASL. For the second team to use the name in the ASL, see Baltimore Bays (ASL). For the fourth team to use the name in the USISL, see Baltimore Bays (USISL).
|Year||Division||League||Reg. Season||Playoffs||Open Cup|
|1988||2||ASL||2nd, Northern||Semifinals||Did not enter|
|1989||2||ASL||4th, Northern||Did not qualify||Did not enter|
|1990||2||APSL||1st, ASL North||Champion||Did not enter|
|1991||2||APSL||1st, Western||Semifinals||Did not enter|
- John Liparini
- American Professional Soccer Champions 1990 defeated San Francisco Black Hawkes in the Finals.
- 1990 Record 20–5–0 Undefeated in Playoffs, including Sweep of Tampa and Ft.Lauderdale in Play offs.
- 1991 Jean Harbor
Coach of the Year
- 1991 Gary Hindley
First Team All Star