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Burlington Bees, professional baseball team, was founded in 1947 with the name of Burlington Indians. The team, at that time, played for the Central Association of Professional baseball and played their home games at Community Field, which was also opened in 1947. In their third year that was 1949 as the member of Central Association, which was their last year as well, Burlington Indians won their first League Championship.
Later as the team was no longer part of Central Association, with the new name of Burlington Flints, team joined Three-I League (comprised of Iowa, Indiana, and Illinois) in 1952. Two years later in 1954, the teams' name was changed to Burlington Bees. As a farm team of the Pittsburgh Pirates, Burlington Bees joined the Midwest League in 1962; however that affiliation only lasted for just one season.
The team had subsequent changes in their affiliations after that, and these long series of changes ended in the year 2000. Burlington Bees also won Midwest League Championship in 1965, 1977 and 1999. From 1962 till 1981, the team was known with the name Bees; however as the 1982 season kicked in they started using the nickname of their Major League parent club, which was changed back to Bees in 1993.
Before joining Cubs, Billy Williams played 61 games from Burlington Bees, he was also the first played of Bees how was inducted into the Hall of Fame. Several other former Burlington Bees players who have earned a lot of success in major league include Sal Bando, Vida Blue, George Hendrick, Phil Garner, Chet Lemon, Claudell Washington, Paul Molitor, Randy Ready, Larry Walker, Rub?n Sierra, Kenny Rogers, Jose Vidro, Ugueth Urbina, Javy L?pez, Mark Buehrle, Mike Mordecai, Shawn Estes and Ruben Gotay. To be more specific on numbers count, there are about 159 former Burlington Bees players who have enjoyed great success in major league.
Their ballpark which is Community Field was originally established in the same year when the team was founded which is 1947, however due to the damage caused to it by fire; it was re-built after it got fire in 1971. When it was opened again after its renovation, there were several additions that were made to the stadium including new score card, partial covering of grandstand, revamped concessions area as well as an improve sound system.
Burlington Bees have perhaps the longest minor league baseball history that dates back to 1889. Burlington Bees finished third with a record of 55-63, in their first season in which they played as Burlington Babies in the Central Interstate League. But after that season baseball just vanished away from there, however it made its comeback in 1895 when a western association club that started its year first in Jacksonville, then during the year team moved to Springfield and ultimately to finish its year it moved to Burlington. Till 1897 that team stayed in Burlington, but after that baseball once again vanished from Burlington.
With the creation of Burlington River Rats of the Iowa State League, baseball returned yet again to Burlington in 1904. The team changed its name to Flint hills in 1905, then renamed again to Pathfinders in 1906, and also in the same year which was their final year in the Iowa State League, won a championship.