San Jose, California is a home to various professional sports teams. San Jose also hosts several sporting events. You can always find a sporting event within the city including baseball, football, hockey and more. You should never miss the fun of live sporting event in San Jose, California. Some of the best teams in the San Jose, California are listed below -
San Jose Sharks,
San Jose SaberCats,
San Jose Giants,
San Jose Sharks
A professional ice hockey team, San Jose Sharks is based in San Jose, California. The team was founded in 1991 and currently is a member of the Pacific Division of Western Conference in the National Hockey League (NHL). Ron Wilson is the current head coach of the team. The team play their home games at HP Pavilion, an indoor arena located at 525 West Santa Clara Street in San Jose, California.
During first two seasons, the Sharks played at the Cow Palace in Daly City and were considered as one of the worst teams in the NHL. During third season in 1993-94, the team shifted to their current arena that is HP Pavilion and finished with the record of 33-35-16, making the playoffs with 82 points. In 1995-96, the Sharks finished last in the Pacific Division and failed to make the playoffs.
In 2001, the Sharks won their first Pacific Division title, and defeated the Phoenix Coyotes in the first round, but fell to the Colorado Avalanche in second. The team has won two Division Championships one in 2001-02 and other in 2003-04. During 2005-06 season, the team traded Brad Stuart, Wayne Primeau and Marco Sturm to the Boston Bruins for Joe Thornton. During 2006 off-season the team drafted various new players. The team’s colors are: pacific teal, gray, and black.
San Jose SaberCats
A professional football team, San Jose SaberCats is based in San Jose, California. The team was founded in 1995 and play in the Arena Football League (AFL). The SaberCats compete in the Western Division of the American Conference and play their home games at HP Pavilion, an indoor arena located at 525 West Santa Clara Street in San Jose, California. Darren Arbet is the current head coach of the team.
The SaberCats has never drawn below 10,000 fans at any of their home games. Since 1995, the team has won four Wild Card titles, Six Division titles and were also ArenaBowl champions in 2002 and 2004. The team finished 2005 season with the record of 9-7. The SaberCats went 10-6 in 2006 and won their division title in the process, along with the AC's #2 seed. The team’s colors are: green and gold.
San Jose Giants
A minor league baseball team, San Jose Giants is from San Jose, California. The team was founded in 1988. San Jose Giants are a “high-A" class team in the Northern Division of the California League. San Jose Giants are known as one of the more successful teams in the California League. The team play their home games at San Jose Municipal Stadium in San Jose, California.
The Giants has won the North Division championship 6 times and has also made the California League playoffs several times. San Jose Giants games are very similar to the older traditions of baseball that allows fans to sit very close to the field and players sign autographs before every game, and the outfield walls are lined with adverts just like the stadiums of the 1920s and 30s were.
The "beer batter” is another common feature of San Jose Giants. Since 1988, the Giants have been a farm team of the San Francisco Giants. The team has won three league championships in 1998, 2001, and 2005. The team’s colors are: black and white home. orange, black, and gray away.