Area Sports




For this page, I will provide basic record stats for all major, minor and college-level Columbus-area sports teams.

**Last updated 5/1/2018- Under Construction

Professional Level

Columbus Blue Jackets- National Hockey League
Year Began: 2000
Official Website: https://www.nhl.com/bluejackets/

Overall Record (W-L-T-OTL): 530-595-33-120
Most Wins: 2016-2017: 50
Most Losses: 2001-2002: 47
Playoff Appearances: 4 in 2008-2009, 2013-2014, 2016-2017, 2017-2018
Playoff Record (Wins-Losses): 5-16
Best Playoff Record: 2-4 in 2013-2014, 2017-2018
Worst Playoff Record: 0-4 in 2008-2009

Record by Season

2004-05 season was locked out.
Average Attendance By Season

Columbus Crew SC- Major League Soccer
Year Began: 1996
Official Website: https://www.columbuscrewsc.com/

Overall Record (Wins-Losses-Ties): 286-269-141
Most Wins: 19 in 1999
Most Losses: 17 in 1996, 1997, 1998, 2013
Playoff Appearances- MLS Cup: 14 In all seasons except 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2012, 2013, 2016
Playoff Appearances- US Open Cup: 18 in all seasons except 1996, 1997, 2007, 2008
Playoff Appearances- CONCACAF Champions Cup- 3 in 2009, 2010, 2011
MLS Cup Record (Wins-Losses): 11-13
US Open Cup Champions: 2002
MLS Cup Champions: 2008

Record by Season

Average Attendance by Season

Ohio Machine- Major League Lacrosse
Year Began: 2012
Official Website: https://www.theohiomachine.com/

Overall Record (Wins-Losses): 38-46
Most Wins: 9 in 2015, 2017
Most Losses: 12 in 2012, 2013
Playoff Appearances: 4 in 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
Playoff Record: 3-3
Champions: 2017

Record by Season

Average Attendance by Season

Columbus Comets/Flames- National Women’s Football Association/Women’s Football Association
Year Began: 2003
Official Website: http://columbuscomets.org/teams/?u=COLUMBUSCOMETS&s=football

Overall Record (Wins-Losses): 91-56
Most Wins: 11 in 2010
Most Losses: 6 in 2012, 2015
Playoff Appearances: 10
Playoff Record: 0-10

Record by Season

Attendance figures not available.

Minor Level

Columbus Clippers- Minor League Baseball
Year Began: 1977
Official Website: http://www.milb.com/index.jsp?sid=t445

Overall Record (Wins-Losses): 3107-2720
Most Wins: 95 in 1992
Most Losses: 85 in 2009
Playoff Appearances: 19 since 1977
Playoff Record: 10-19
League Champions (Governor’s Cup): 10 in 1979, 1980, 1981, 1987, 1991, 1992, 1996, 2010, 2011, 2015

Record by Season

Average Attendance by Season
*Could not find before 2005.

College Level

Ohio State

OSU Baseball
Year Began: 1881 (No team in 3 years)
Official Website: http://www.ohiostatebuckeyes.com/sports/m-basebl/osu-m-basebl-body.html

Overall Record (Wins-Losses-Ties): 2431-1573-39
Most Wins: 52 in 1991
Most Losses: 34 in 2017
Best Record: 1.000 in 1881, 1883, 1885, 1886, 1901, 1966
Winning Seasons: 107
Losing Seasons: 29
NCAA Tournament Appearances: 20
NCAA Tournament Record: 41-40
NCAA Tournament Champions: 1 in 1966
College World Series Appearances: 4 in 1951, 1965, 1966, 1967
College World Series Record: 1-3
College World Series Champions: 1 in 1966

Average Attendance by Season
Could only find to 1999, 2002 missing.

OSU Mens Basketball
Year Began: 1898 (No team in 1901-1902)
Official Website: http://www.ohiostatebuckeyes.com/sports/m-baskbl/osu-m-baskbl-body.html

Overall Record (Wins-Losses): 1748-1108
Most Wins: 34 in 2006-2007, 2010-2011
Most Losses: 22 in 1994-1995, 1997-1998
Winning Seasons: 88
Losing Seasons: 30
NCAA Tournament Appearances: 32
NCAA Tournament Record: 56-31
NCAA Tournament Final Four: 11
NCAA Tournament Champions: 1 in 1960

OSU Womens Basketball
Year Began: 1965
Official Website: http://www.ohiostatebuckeyes.com/sports/w-baskbl/osu-w-baskbl-body.html

Overall Record (Wins-Losses): 953-402
Most Wins: 31 in 2009-2010
Most Losses: 18 in 1979-1980, 2013-2014
Winning Seasons: 43
Losing Seasons: 7
NCAA Tournament Appearances: 24
NCAA Tournament Final Four: 1 in 1993
NCAA Tournament Champions: 0

OSU Football
Year Began: 1890
Official Website: http://www.ohiostatebuckeyes.com/sports/m-footbl/osu-m-footbl-body.html

Overall Record (Wins-Losses-Ties): 910-324-53
Most Wins: 14 in 2002
Most Losses: 7 in 1897, 2007
Winning Seasons: 115
Losing Seasons: 13
Undefeated Seasons: 10 in 1899, 1916, 1917, 1944, 1954, 1961, 1968, 1973, 2002, 2012
Perfect Seasons: 6 in 1916, 1944, 1954, 1968, 2002, 2012
Bowl Appearances: 48
Bowl Record: 23-25
Divisional Champions: 6
Conference Champions: 36
National Champions: 8 in 1942, 1954, 1957, 1961 1968, 1970, 2002, 2014

Defunct Sports in Columbus

Professional Level

Columbus Thunderbolts- Arena Football League
Year Began: 1991
Year Ended: 1991 (moved to Cleveland)
Overall Record: 0-10

Columbus Destroyers- Arena Football League
Year Began: 2004 (moved from Buffalo)
Year Ended: 2008 (league went bankrupt)
Overall Record: 26-54

Ohio Aviators- PRO Rugby
Year Began: 2016
Year Ended: 2016
Overall Record (Wins-Losses-Drawn): 9-3-0

Minor Level

Columbus Senators- Minor League Baseball
Year Began: 1888
Year Ended: 1930
Overall Record (Wins-Losses): 2545-2799

Columbus Red Birds- Minor League Baseball
Year Began: 1931
Year Ended: 1954
Overall Record (Wins-Losses): 1871-1830

Columbus Jets- Minor League Baseball
Year Began: 1955
Year Ended: 1970
Overall Record (wins-Losses): 1220-1169