Texas Rangers Logo
⚾ MLB: 1961-2020 60
Joined the American League as an expansion team to begin the 1961 season. Left Washington DC and relocated to Arlington in 1972.
Dallas Cowboys Logo
🏈 NFL: 1960-2020 61 5
Dallas Mavericks Logo
🏀 NBA: 1981-2020 40 1
Dallas Stars Logo
NHL: 1968-2020 53 1

Defunct Teams

Teams that have folded or moved away from the Dallas area.
F i l t e r   &   S o r t 
The early history of sports contains hundreds of teams that appeared for only 1 or 2 seasons before folding. Most of these teams have no historical photographs or articles, so are omitted from this list to reduce clutter. To view a comprehensive list of all defunct teams, browse to the early leagues section for baseball, football, basketball, or hockey.

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