11 Cities That Have At Least 3 Major Sports Teams

In North America, major professional sports consist of 4 different leagues. You will often hear these leagues called the big 4.

  1. Major League Baseball (MLB)
  2. National Football League (NFL)
  3. National Basketball Association (NBA)
  4. National Hockey League (NHL)

Of course there are other sports leagues including Major League Soccer (MLS) and the Canadian Football League (CFL).

If you are a sports fan and live in a city that has all 4 leagues, consider yourself lucky. There are only 5 cities in North America that actually have all 4 major sports leagues that are within the city limits.

  1. Los Angeles
  2. Denver
  3. Chicago
  4. Detroit
  5. Philadelphia

There are other cities that have all 4 leagues but they are outside of the city limits and within metropolitan areas.

Many other cities have at least 3 major professional sports leagues. Here are 11 of them.

  1. New York City
  2. Washington DC
  3. Boston
  4. Toronto
  5. Pittsburgh
  6. Dallas
  7. Cleveland
  8. San Fransisco
  9. Miami
  10. Phoenix
  11. Minneapolis
Cities That Have At Least 3 Major Sports Teams

#1. New York City – USA

New York City has the following major league sports teams.

National Football League (NFL) – Giants and Jets

Major League Baseball (MLB) – Yankees and Mets

National Basketball Association (NBA) – Knicks and Nets

National Hockey League (NHL) – Rangers and Islanders

There are also 2 Major League Soccer (MLS) teams in New York. They are the Red Bulls and New York City FC.

#2. Washington DC – USA

Washington DC is home to 4 major league professional sports teams.

National Football League (NFL) – Washington Football Team

Major League Baseball (MLB) – Nationals

National Basketball Association (NBA) – Wizards

National Hockey League (NHL) – Capitals

Washington also has 1 team in the MLS called the D.C. United.

#3. Boston – USA

The following 4 major league teams make their home in Boston.

National Football League (NFL) – Patriots

Major League Baseball (MLB) – Red Sox

National Basketball Association (NBA) – Celtics

National Hockey League (NHL) – Bruins

Boston also has 1 team in Major League Soccer named the Revolution.

#4. Toronto – Canada

Toronto Canada is home to 3 major league teams. Toronto does not have a NFL team.

Major League Baseball (MLB) – Blue Jays

National Basketball Association (NBA) – Raptors

National Hockey League (NHL) – Maple Leafs

Toronto does have a team in the MLS called Toronto FC.

#5. Pittsburgh – USA

Pittsburgh currently has 3 professional major league sports teams.

National Football League (NFL) – Steelers

Major League Baseball (MLB) – Pirates

National Hockey League (NHL) – Penguins

#6. Dallas – USA

The Dallas-Fort Worth area are home to 4 major league teams.

National Football League (NFL) – Cowboys

Major League Baseball (MLB) – Rangers

National Basketball Association (NBA) – Mavericks

National Hockey League (NHL) – Stars

There is also 1 MLS team in Dallas named Dallas FC.

#7. Cleveland – USA

Cleveland is home to 3 major league sports teams. They do not have an NHL or MLS team.

National Football League (NFL) – Browns

Major League Baseball (MLB) – Indians

National Basketball Association (NBA) – Cavaliers

#8. San Fransisco – USA

The San Fransisco Bay area has 5 professional major league teams.

National Football League (NFL) – 49ers

Major League Baseball (MLB) – Giants and Athletics

National Basketball Association (NBA) – Warriors

National Hockey League (NHL) – Sharks

There is a MLS team in San Fransisco named the Earthquakes.

#9. Miami – USA

Miami Florida has 4 major league sports teams.

National Football League (NFL) – Dolphins

Major League Baseball (MLB) – Marlins

National Basketball Association (NBA) – Heat

National Hockey League (NHL) – Panthers

Miami is home to the Inter Miami CF MLS club.

#10. Phoenix – USA

Phoenix Arizona currently is home to 4 major league sports teams.

National Football League (NFL) – Cardinals

Major League Baseball (MLB) – Diamondbacks

National Basketball Association (NBA) – Suns

National Hockey League (NHL) – Coyotes

There is no Major league soccer club in Phoenix at the current time.

#11. Minneapolis – USA

Last city on the list is Minneapolis which is home to 4 major league sports teams.

National Football League (NFL) – Vikings

Major League Baseball (MLB) – Twins

National Basketball Association (NBA) – Timberwolves

National Hockey League (NHL) – Wild

Minneapolis is also home to United FC soccer club.

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