Team Logo. The Knoxville Smokies were a team in the Southern League. They were the AA affiliate of the Toronto Blue Jays. In 2000 they changed their name to the Tennessee Smokies. Retrieved from "https://prosportsteams.fandom.com/wiki/Knoxville_Smokies?oldid=7736" Categories: Former SL Teams Teams in Tennessee Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.