Team Logo. The New York Lizards are a team in Major League Lacrosse. They get their name from the Italian wall lizard, a small reptile that was imported to Long Island in the 1960's. They have a rivalry with the Chesapeake Bayhawks. Retrieved from "https://prosportsteams.fandom.com/wiki/New_York_Lizards?oldid=9864" Categories: Major League Lacrosse teams Teams in New York Add category Cancel Save Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.