Encyclopedia > California League

  Article Content

California League

The California League is a minor league baseball league which operates throughout the state of California. The league was founded in 1941, and contained teams in Anaheim, Bakersfield, Fresno, Merced, Riverside, San Bernardino, Santa Barbara and Stockton. The following year, as a result of World War II, the team dropped to four teams, then ceased operations altogether. It came back in 1946, adding teams in Visalia, San Jose and Ventura by 1947. Reno, Nevada joined the league in 1955 and continued as a member for 37 years.

All of the current teams are playing in stadiums that have been built since 1990. League attendance continues to increase each season, with over one million fans attending games per year. The team is divided into a North Division and a South Division.

Current member teams:



All Wikipedia text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

 
  Search Encyclopedia

Search over one million articles, find something about almost anything!
 
 
  
  Featured Article
Centaurus (journal)

...     Contents Centaurus (journal) Centaurus, a scientific journal devoted to the history of mathematics, science, and ...