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The Pacific Coast League: A Statistical History, 1903-1957
     

The Pacific Coast League: A Statistical History, 1903-1957

by Dennis Snelling
 

The Pacific Coast League enjoyed a reputation as one of the premier minor leagues in organized baseball. Joe DiMaggio, Ted Williams, Lefty Gomez, the Waner brothers and Ernie Lombardi were among the future Hall of Famers who played in its cozy parks. Legendary minor leaguers such as Smead Jolley, Buzz Arlett, Lefty O’Doul and Frank Shellenback made their

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The Pacific Coast League enjoyed a reputation as one of the premier minor leagues in organized baseball. Joe DiMaggio, Ted Williams, Lefty Gomez, the Waner brothers and Ernie Lombardi were among the future Hall of Famers who played in its cozy parks. Legendary minor leaguers such as Smead Jolley, Buzz Arlett, Lefty O’Doul and Frank Shellenback made their marks in the PCL.
This reference work is a season-by-season guide to the glory days of the PCL. It includes a listing of starters and primary reserves for all teams from 1903 through 1957, as well as playoff results, managerial records, and statistical leaders for each season. Complete PCL records for over 500 of the circuit’s most notable players are also provided.

Editorial Reviews

The SABR Bulletin
gives a season by season guide of the glory days of the PCL
ARBA
much love and care were put into the book
Pacific Coast League Potpourri
strongly recommended...a great source for quick information about the league and its players
From the Publisher
“gives a season by season guide of the glory days of the PCL”—The SABR Bulletin; “much love and care were put into the book”—ARBA; “strongly recommended...a great source for quick information about the league and its players”—Pacific Coast League Potpourri; “a valuable resource for serious researchers...includes team rosters, individual statistics and annual standings”—Dugout; “a year-by-year listing of team and individual [statistics]”—USA Today Sports Weekly.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780786400454
Publisher:
McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date:
01/01/1995
Pages:
406
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.81(d)

Meet the Author

Dennis Snelling is a member of the Society for American Baseball Research and the Pacific Coast League Historical Society. He lives in Rocklin, California. (Visit www.dennissnelling.com.)

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