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Pacific Coast League

The Pacific Coast League is a minor league baseball league operating in the West and Midwest of the United States and Canada. The Pacific Coast League has a long tradition in the West Coast, with teams with evocative names such as the San Francisco Seals[?], Oakland Oaks[?], Los Angeles Angels[?], San Diego Padres[?], and Sacramento Solons[?]. But the league was disrupted by the moves of the Brooklyn Dodgers to Los Angeles and the New York Giants to San Francisco. The league never recovered from those days, and dwindled to nothing more than another minor league.

In 1997, the Pacific Coast League agreed to merge with the American Association, which had operated in the Midwest. The league now stretches from northern Washington to central Tennessee. The league is divided into two conferences, each with two divisions. The American Conference consists of the Eastern Division and the Central Division. The Pacific Conference consists of the Northern Division and the Southern Division.

Current member teams:

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