Lionel Spotlights Major League Baseball Boxcars

July 14th 2014

Summertime is all about baseball, and baseball fans who have a love for the rails will enjoy this spotlight on Lionel's newest Major League Baseball boxcars. 

Combining two hobbies is always a lot of fun. Being able to express your baseball fandom while running your trains is about as much fun as it can get! So take a look at Lionel's latest spotlight below, in which every Major League Baseball team has a special new car to show off their colors on the diamond and the rails! 

New Product Spotlight – Major League Baseball Boxcars

Tomorrow the game’s best will battle it out in the annual MLB™ All-Star Game™. Lionel’s newest licensed Major League Baseball™ trains will be a home run on your layout too!

New for 2014, Lionel is introducing boxcars decorated in official Club logos for every team in the American League and National League. Whether you collect the entire series or just your hometown heroes, these colorful cars are going to look great in any train or baseball collection. Best of all, as befits cars that salute our national pastime, each of these cars is printed and assembled here in the USA from domestic and imported parts.

The new cars feature:

  • Made in America from domestic and imported parts
  • Cast metal sprung trucks and operating couplers
  • Opening doors
  • Metal frame and brake wheel
  • Minimum Curve: O-27

For illustrations of every team’s car, see our 2014 Ready to Run catalog online or at your local Lionel dealer. These cars retail for $69.99 each.

American League Teams

  • 6-81912 New York Yankees™
  • Rays
  • 6-81937 Tampa Bay Rays
  • 6-81914 Oakland Athletics™
  • 6-81916 Boston Red Sox™
  • 6-81920 Detroit Tigers™
  • 6-81922 Baltimore Orioles™
  • 6-81923 Minnesota Twins™
  • 6-81924 Chicago White Sox™
  • 6-81927 Cleveland Indians™
  • 6-81929 Toronto Blue Jays™
  • 6-81931 Angels™
  • 6-81933 Texas Rangers™
  • 6-81937 Tampa Bay Rays™
  • 6-81938 Seattle Mariners™
  • 6-81942 Kansas City Royals™

National League Teams

  • 6-81913 St. Louis Cardinals™
  • 6-81915 San Francisco Giants™
  • 6-81917 Los Angeles Dodgers™
  • Mets
  • 6-81928 New York Mets
  • 6-81918 Cincinnati Reds™
  • 6-81919 Pittsburgh Pirates™
  • 6-81921 Atlanta Braves™
  • 6-81925 Chicago Cubs™
  • 6-81926 Philadelphia Phillies™
  • 6-81928 New York Mets™
  • 6-81930 Miami Marlins™
  • 6-81932 San Diego Padres™
  • 6-81934 Milwaukee Brewers™
  • 6-81935 Houston Astros™
  • 6-81936 Colorado Rockies™
  • 6-81939 Washington Nationals™
  • 6-81940 Arizona Diamondbacks™

Major League Baseball trademarks and copyrights are used with permission of Major League Baseball Properties, Inc. 


If you're a baseball fan and a railroader, it just doesn't get much better than this. Not only do these cars feature all our favorite teams, the designs are individualized and incredibly well done. The color schemes are perfect, the logos are crisp and clear, and the unique features like the pin-striping on certain teams' cars makes them really stand out. Because each car looks so unique, big-time baseball fans might even want to grab the entire selection!  

You can find the above cars and more baseball-themed trains on the DASH Marketplace. Just search for the name of your favorite team, and you're sure to find what you're looking for. I for one have my eyes on the St. Louis Cardinals cars! 

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