Nashville Sports Teams
When people think of Nashville, Tennessee, they readily think of music. It is easy to understand why this is so when you think about all the amazing musicians that were became famous while they performed in Nashville. Elvis Presley, Dolly Parton and Johnny Cash readily come to mind. Nashville is also home to many great professional athletes as well. We may love our singers, but we are also quite proud of our athletes and players as well. Here is a list of some of the professional sports teams in Nashville, Tennessee.
The Nashville Predators are based in Sobro, Downtown. This team of professional ice hockey players has been capturing the hearts of locals for many years. This team is known for being really good at engaging their fans and getting them fired up. Even the mascot has been known to greet fans and pose for pictures. The Nashville Predators have also been performing very well and has a number of noteworthy players.
Nashville Sounds Baseball Team
The Nashville Sounds have established themselves as contenders in minor league baseball. In 2018 they had a winning record and placed second in the American Southern Division within the Pacific Coast League. They are the AAA affiliate team of the Texas Rangers. This team is so well supported that the fans often complain about the wait time to get into the First Tennessee Park. The first Sounds game played at the new part was in April of 2015. The baseball park stadium seats up to 10,000 fans and is located downtown. The Sounds keep the community involved with special events and promotions. They offer a fireworks display on Friday night and Booster the Hot Chicken mascot always entertains both kids and adults during the game.
The Nashville Kangaroos are a team of pro Australian Football players. It is clear that these players are passionate about the game and a having a great time whenever they play. Not many people have heard of ‘Footy’ as it is called, but the rules of this game are simple and the game is quite engaging. The game basically includes the best features of American football, soccer and rugby. Why not check them out the next time you are in town? You can find them at Elmington Park on West End when they play against teams from out of town.
Tennessee Titans National Football League
The Titans are a team of professional football players that play with heart and soul. The fans here are also loyal and most locals will tell you that watching football is just ‘part of what they do.’ The team has recently made some welcomed changes to the way they are managed and how the team is structured. Fans are thus on the edge of their seat waiting to see how these changes pan out. Why not watch one of their games in person the next time you visit Nashville during football season? Nissan Stadium is where the Titans play their home games. It is an outdoor stadium with some interior club seating. The stadium holds 69,143 fans in its seats and has clear views of Nashville’s downtown skyline.
Nashville Soccer Club (SC)
Nashville Soccer Club is a professional soccer team coached by Gary Smith. This team was recently founded in 2016 and is working hard to earn the loyalty of the locals. Their big debut was in 2018 in the United Soccer League. They will move to the Major League Soccer league soccer soon with ticket purchases available now. These games will be played in Nissan Stadium.