Team Logo. The Vermont Lake Monsters are a team in the New York-Penn League. They are the Short-Season A affiliate of the Oakland Athletics. They get their name from Champ, a lake monster that is said to live in Lake Champlain. Retrieved from "https://prosportsteams.fandom.com/wiki/Vermont_Lake_Monsters?oldid=7763" Categories: New York-Penn League teams Teams in Vermont Add category Cancel Save Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.