The New Orleans Zephyrs are a minor league baseball team based in Metairie, Louisiana, a suburb of New Orleans. The Zephyrs play in the Pacific Coast League (PCL) and are the Triple-A affiliate of the Miami Marlins.The Zephyrs play their home games at Zephyr Field.
The Zephyrs joined the PCL after the 1997 season when the American Association (AA) was disbanded.
The Zephyrs were one of five clubs from the AA to join the PCL, with three joining the International League. Triple-A baseball was also expanded to 30 teams at that time, concurrent with the expansion of Major League Baseball.