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Technically there are three Major league professional teams in New Jersey. Hockey has the New Jersey Devils (NHL). The New York Giants and New York Jets are named as they are, but both play in East Rutherford, New Jersey.

There are minor league baseball teams that play in New Jersey that are considered professional (they get paid). Somerset has one. Trenton Thunder (Yankees AA).

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