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Minor league baseball: Where do these teams play?

Leandro Castro, of the Reading Phillies, bats during the minor league baseball Eastern League All-Star Home Run Derby, July 10, in Reading, Pa. (Jeremy Drey, Reading Eagle/AP)

Minor league baseball teams often choose nicknames that reflect the local characteristics of the cities they represent. Some of these can be pretty obscure, such as the Toledo Mud Hens, Fort Wayne Tin Caps, or the Las Vegas 51s. Others more strongly hint at their locations.

- Ross AtkinStaff

1. The Lugnuts play in which city?

The Lansing Lugnuts, named for the lugnuts used on car and truck wheels, play in Lansing, Mich. The team is a Midwest League Class A affiliate of the Toronto Blue Jays.

The Lansing Lugnuts, named for the lugnuts used on car and truck wheels, play in Lansing, Mich. The team is a Midwest League Class A affiliate of the Toronto Blue Jays.

The Lansing Lugnuts, named for the lugnuts used on car and truck wheels, play in Lansing, Mich. The team is a Midwest League Class A affiliate of the Toronto Blue Jays.

The Lansing Lugnuts, named for the lugnuts used on car and truck wheels, play in Lansing, Mich. The team is a Midwest League Class A affiliate of the Toronto Blue Jays.

Little Rock, Ark.

 

Lansing, Mich.

 

Lowell, Mass.

 

Lawton, Okla.

 
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