The Tennessee Smokies are a Minor League Baseball team based in the city of Kodak, Tennessee. The team plays in the Southern League and is currently the Double-A affiliate of the Chicago Cubs. The Smokies play their home games at Smokies Stadium, which has a seating capacity of 6,000.
The team was originally established in 1954 as the Knoxville Smokies, and played in various leagues over the years before joining the Southern League in 1964. The team moved to Knoxville's suburban town of Kodak in 2000 and changed their name to the Tennessee Smokies.
Over the years, the Smokies have had many successful seasons and have produced several major league players, including Hall of Famer Ryne Sandberg. The team has also won multiple Southern League championships, most recently in 2017.