How Many Professional Sports Teams Are in Los Angeles?
The Los Angeles area is home to many professional sports teams.
This blog will explore how many teams call LA home.
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Number of Teams
Los Angeles is home to many professional sports teams. The teams include the Rams, Chargers, Angels, Dodgers, Clippers, Lakers, and Kings. Each team has their own stadium or arena.
Major League Baseball (MLB)
The Los Angeles area is home to two Major League Baseball teams: the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Anaheim Angels. The Dodgers are one of the most successful and popular teams in baseball, having won six World Series championships and 21 National League pennants. The Angels have also enjoyed success, winning one World Series championship and five American League pennants.
National Football League (NFL)
The Los Angeles area is home to two NFL teams: the Los Angeles Rams and the Los Angeles Chargers. The Rams originally played in LA from 1946 until 1994, when they moved to St. Louis. They returned to LA in 2016. The Chargers originally played in San Diego from 1961 until 2017, when they moved to LA.
National Basketball Association (NBA)
The Los Angeles Lakers are a professional basketball team in the NBA. They play their home games at Staples Center, which they share with the Los Angeles Clippers. The Lakers are one of the most successful teams in NBA history, having won 16 championships.
National Hockey League (NHL)
The Los Angeles Kings are a professional ice hockey team based in Los Angeles, California. They compete in the National Hockey League (NHL) as a member of the Pacific Division of the Western Conference. The Kings began play as an expansion team in 1967.
Location of Teams
Los Angeles is home to numerous professional sports teams. The Los Angeles Rams (NFL) and the Los Angeles Chargers (NFL) both play their home games at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. The Los Angeles Dodgers (MLB) play their home games at Dodger Stadium, while the Los Angeles Angels (MLB) play their home games at Angel Stadium. The Los Angeles Kings (NHL) play their home games at Staples Center.
Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum is a historic stadium in Los Angeles, California, USA. It opened in 1923 and will be the site of the 2028 Summer Olympics. The stadium serves as the home of the University of Southern California (USC) Trojans football team, and as a temporary home for two other professional sports teams: the Los Angeles Rams of the National Football League (NFL) and LA Galaxy of Major League Soccer (MLS).
Dodger Stadium, located in Los Angeles, California, is the home of the Los Angeles Dodgers, the city’s Major League Baseball (MLB) franchise. The stadium opened on April 10, 1962, and has since been host to five World Series, fourteen NL Pennants (most in the NL), and six no-hitters.
The Staples Center is a large arena located in downtown Los Angeles. It is the home of the Lakers and the Clippers (basketball), the Kings (hockey), and the Sparks (women’s basketball). The arena also hosts many other sporting events, concerts, and other entertainment events.
The Forum is a multi-purpose indoor arena in Inglewood, California, located between West Manchester Boulevard, across the street from Los Angeles International Airport, and South Prairie Avenue. It is about 3 miles east of Downtown Los Angeles. It is also known as the Great Western Forum and was originally named the Inglewood Forum.