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1940s

1941 Overall Standings
 
Team
W - L
Pct.
GB
Fresno Cardinals.............
Santa Barbara Saints.......
Bakersfield Badgers........
Stockton Fliers................
Anaheim Aces.................
Merced Bears..................
*San Bernardino Stars....
*Riverside Reds..............
90 - 50
83 - 56
73 - 67
70 - 70
55 - 82
50 - 87
43 - 28
24 - 48
.643
.597
.521
.500
.401
.365
.606
.333
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6.5
17
20
33.538.5
---
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Manager
George Silvey
John 'Bud' Clancy
Morehouse/Powers
Keith Frazier
Huarte/Smith
Robert Gibson
Jack Rothrock
Elnar Sorenson
Affiliate
St. Louis Cardinals
Brooklyn Dodgers
San Francisco Seals (PCL)
Los Angeles Angels (PCL)
San Diego Padres (PCL)
Oakland Oaks (PCL)
Hollywood Stars (PCL)
Cincinnati Reds
*San Bernardino and Riverside disbanded June 29, 1941
PCL = Pacific Coast League
1941 First Half Standings
1941 Second Half Standings
Team
W - L
Fresno Cardinals................
San Bernardino Stars.........
Santa Barbara Saints..........
Stockton Fliers...................
Bakersfield Badgers..........
Merced Bears.....................
Riverside Reds...................
Anaheim Aces...................
52 - 22
43 - 28
42 - 31
39 - 35
38 - 36
29 - 42
24 - 48
23 - 48
Pct.
GB
.703
.606
.575
.527
.514
.408
.333
.324
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7.5
9.5
13
14
21.5
27
27.5
Team
W - L
Santa Barbara Saints..........
Fresno Cardinals................
Bakersfield Badgers..........
Anaheim Aces...................
Stockton Fliers...................
Merced Bears.....................
40 - 25
39 - 27
34 - 32
32 - 33
31 - 35
21 - 45
Pct.
.615
.591
.515
.492
.470
.318
GB
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1.5
6.5
8
9.5
19.5
*San Bernardino and Riverside disbanded June 29, 1941
1941 Playoffs
FIRST ROUND
Santa Barbara Saints vs. Bakersfield Badgers
Game 1: Santa Barbara 2 - Bakersfield 1
Game 2: Santa Barbara 4 - Bakersfield 2
Game 3: Bakersfield 5 - Santa Barbara 4
Game 4: Santa Barbara 6 - Bakersfield 3
Santa Barbara defeats Bakersfield 3 games to 1
FIRST ROUND
Fresno Cardinals vs. Anaheim Aces
Game 1: Anaheim 6 - Fresno 4
Game 2: Fresno 9 - Anaheim 3
Game 3: Fresno 6 - Anaheim 5
Game 4: Fresno 4 - Anaheim 2
Fresno defeats Anaheim 3 games to 1
PLAYOFF FORMAT
Top 4 teams from the Second Half advance to playoffs  (Best of 5 Series) 
First Round winners advance to Championship Series
(Best of 7 games)
CHAMPIONSHIP
Santa Barbara Saints vs. Fresno Cardinals
Game 1: Santa Barbara 2 - Fresno 1
Game 2: Santa Barbara 6 - Fresno 2
Game 3: Santa Barbara 8 - Fresno 2
Game 4: Santa Barbara 6 - Fresno 5
*From 1941-1954, and again in 1956, the official league champion was the team finishing in first place during the regular season.  The playoff  winner received the "President's Cup" as a symbol of victory.
Santa Barbara defeats Fresno 4 games to 0
*1941 Playoff Champion
Santa Barbara Saints
*1941 League Champion
Fresno Cardinals
1941 League Awards
MOST VALUABLE PLAYER
John Jorgensen (Santa Barbara)
MANAGER OF THE YEAR
Bud Clancy (Santa Barbara)
PITCHER OF THE YEAR
None, first awarded in 1984
ROOKIE OF THE YEAR
None, first awarded in 1948
1941 League Leaders
BATTING AVERAGE (.344)
John Jorgensen (Santa Barbara)
HOME RUNS (20)
Mel Serafini (Fresno)
RUNS BATTED IN (125)
Mel Serafini (Fresno)
STOLEN BASES (74)
Ed Wheeler (S. Bern./Stockton)
WINS (24)
Manuel Perez (S. Bern./S. Barb.)
Warren Sandel (Fresno)
ERA (1.86)
Manuel Perez (S. Bern./S. Barb.)
STRIKEOUTS (213)
Chet Johnson (Bakersfield)
SAVES
No official statistic until 1969
Additional 1941 Links and Research
1942 Overall Standings
 
Team
W - L
Pct.
GB
Santa Barbara Saints.......
San Jose Owls.................
Fresno Cardinals..............
Bakersfield Badgers........
43 - 24
35 - 32
34 - 33
22 - 45
.642
.552
.507
.338
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8
9
21
Manager
John 'Bud' Clancy
Goldie Holt
Lou Scoffic
Jack Colbern
Affiliate
Brooklyn Dodgers
Independent
St. Louis Cardinals
Independent
*League suspended operations June 29, 1941 due to World War II
1942 California League Champions
Santa Barbara Saints
*No playoffs due to WWII, First place team at time of league suspension declared champion
1942 League Awards
MOST VALUABLE PLAYER
Sal Taormina (San Jose)
MANAGER OF THE YEAR
None Awarded
PITCHER OF THE YEAR
None, first awarded in 1984
ROOKIE OF THE YEAR
None, first awarded in 1948
1942 League Leaders
BATTING AVERAGE (.357)
Sal Taormina (San Jose)
HOME RUNS (10)
Ed Nulty (Santa Barbara)
RUNS BATTED IN (48)
Chuck Sylvester (Santa Barbara)
Jim Warner (Fresno)
STOLEN BASES (20)
Ed Wheeler (Bakersfield)
WINS (11)
Don Belton (Stockton)
Brad Trine (Fresno)
ERA (2.09)
Rex Cecil (Bakersfield)
STRIKEOUTS (114)
Vic Lombardi (Santa Barbara)
SAVES
No official statistic until 1969
Additional 1942 Links and Research
1946 Overall Standings
 
Team
W - L
Pct.
GB
Stockton Ports.................
Santa Barbara Dodgers....
Bakersfield Indians..........
Modesto Reds..................
Fresno Cardinals..............
Visalia Cubs....................
78 - 52
74 - 56
72 - 58
69 - 61
58 - 72
39 - 91
.600
.569
.534
.531
.446
.300
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6.5
17
20
33.538.5
Manager
Harry Goorabian
Knight/Mele
Metkovich/Governor
Strader/Thompson/Tran
Johnson/Bowa
Schang/Beiden
Affiliate
Independent
Brooklyn Dodgers
Cleveland Indians
Independent
St. Louis Cardinals
Chicago Cubs
1946 Playoffs
FIRST ROUND
Stockton Ports vs. Bakersfield Badgers
FIRST ROUND
Modesto Reds vs. Santa Barbara Dodgers
Game 1: Bakersfield 10 - Stockton 3
Game 2: Stockton 11 - Bakersfield 2
Game 3: Stockton 12 - Bakersfield 11
Game 4: Stockton 13 - Bakersfield 4
Game 1: Santa Barbara 6 - Modesto 4
Game 2: Modesto 6 - Santa Barbara 5
Game 3: Modesto 6 - Santa Barbara 5
Game 4: Santa Barbara 6 - Modesto 1
Game 5: Modesto 5 - Santa Barbara 3
Stockton defeats Bakersfield 3 games to 1
Modesto defeats Santa Barbara 3 games to 2
PLAYOFF FORMAT
Top 4 teams advance to playoffs (Best of 5 Series) 
First Round winners advance to Championship Series
(Best of 7 games)
CHAMPIONSHIP
Stockton Ports vs. Modesto Reds
Game 1: Stockton 8 - Modesto 7
Game 2: Stockton 4 - Modesto 3
Game 3: Stockton 12 - Modesto 1
Game 4: Stockton 8 - Modesto 6
Stockton defeats Modesto 4 games to 0
*From 1941-1954, and again in 1956, the official league champion was the team finishing in first place during the regular season.  The playoff  winner received the "President's Cup" as a symbol of victory.
*1946 California Playoff & League Champion
Stockton Ports
1946 League Awards
MOST VALUABLE PLAYER
Tom Glaviano (Fresno)
MANAGER OF THE YEAR
Rupert Thompson (Modesto)
PITCHER OF THE YEAR
None, first awarded in 1984
ROOKIE OF THE YEAR
None, first awarded in 1948
1946 League Leaders
BATTING AVERAGE (.380)
Alfonso Prieto (Bakersfield)
HOME RUNS (24)
Harry Goorabian (Stockton)
RUNS BATTED IN (129)
Irv Noren (Santa Barbara)
STOLEN BASES (64)
Tom Glaviano (Fresno)
WINS (23)
Don Belton (Stockton)
ERA (2.56)
Mike Garcia (Bakersfield)
STRIKEOUTS (186)
Mike Garcia (Bakersfield)
SAVES
No official statistic until 1969
Additional 1946 Links and Research
 
1947 Overall Standings
Team
W - L
Pct.
GB
Stockton Ports.................
Visalia Cubs.....................
San Jose Red Sox.............
Santa Barbara Dodgers....
Bakersfield Indians..........
Fresno Cardinals..............
Ventura Yankees..............
Modesto Reds..................
95 - 45
79 - 61
79 - 61
73 - 67
66 - 74
58 - 82
58 - 82
52 - 88
.679
.564
.564
.521
.471
.414
.414
.371
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16
16
22
29
37
37
43
Manager
John Babich
John Intlekofer
Marv Owen 
Ray Hathaway
Tony Governor
Demaree/Harris/Baron/Brenzel
Gazella/Sturm
Harry Green
Affiliate
Oakland Oaks (PCL)
Chicago Cubs
Boston Red Sox
Brooklyn Dodgers
Cleveland Indians
St. Louis Cardinals
New York Yankees
Independent
PCL = Pacific Coast League
1947 Playoffs
FIRST ROUND
Stockton Ports vs. San Jose Red Sox
FIRST ROUND
Santa Barbara Dodgers vs. Visalia Cubs
Game 1: Stockton 8 - San Jose 0 
Game 2: Stockton 14 - San Jose 6
Game 3: Stockton 14 - San Jose 4
Stockton defeats San Jose 3 games to 0
Game 1: Santa Barbara 5  - Visalia 1
Game 2: Santa Barbara 8 - Visalia 5
Game 3: Santa Barbara 10 - Visalia 6
Santa Barbara defeats Visalia 3 games to 0
PLAYOFF FORMAT
Top 4 teams advance to playoffs (Best of 5 Series) 
First Round winners advance to Championship Series
(Best of 7 games)
CHAMPIONSHIP
Stockton Ports vs. Santa Barbara Dodgers
Game 1: Stockton 9 - Santa Barbara 4
Game 2: Santa Barbara 4 - Stockton 2
Game 3: Santa Barbara 9 - Stockton 2
Game 4: Stockton 2 - Santa Barbara 0
Game 5: Stockton 7 - Santa Barbara 2
Game 6: Santa Barbara 6 - Stockton 2
Game 7: Stockton 2 - Santa Barbara 0
*From 1941-1954, and again in 1956, the official league champion was the team finishing in first place during the regular season.  The playoff  winner received the "President's Cup" as a symbol of victory.
Stockton defeats Santa Barbara 4 games to 3
*1947 California Playoff & League Champion
Stockton Ports
1947 League Awards
MOST VALUABLE PLAYER
Edward Samcoff (Stockton)
MANAGER OF THE YEAR
Marv Owen (San Jose)
PITCHER OF THE YEAR
None, first awarded in 1984
ROOKIE OF THE YEAR
None, first awarded in 1948
1947 League Leaders
BATTING AVERAGE (.364)
Lou Vezelich (Fresno)
HOME RUNS (30)
Willie Enos (Modesto)
RUNS BATTED IN (141)
Lou Vezelich (Fresno)
STOLEN BASES (41)
Frank Bowa (Bakersfield)
WINS (21)
Don Belton (Stockton)
ERA (2.24)
Lloyd Hittle (Stockton)
STRIKEOUTS (263)
John Hoffman (Visalia)
SAVES
No official statistic until 1969
Additional 1947 Links and Research
1948 Overall Standings
 
Team
W - L
Pct.
GB
Fresno Cardinals..............
Ventura Yankees..............
Santa Barbara Dodgers....
Stockton Ports..................
Bakersfield Indians..........
Modesto Reds..................
San Jose Red Sox.............
Visalia Cubs.....................
85 - 55
80 - 60
74 - 66
72 - 68
70 - 70
70 - 70
64 - 76
45 - 95
.607
.571
.529
.514
.500
.500
.457
.321
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5
11
13
15
15
21
40
Manager
Stan Benjamin
Edward Kearse
Chester Kehn
Vince DiMaggio
Harry Griswold
William Jackson
Marv Owen
Intlekofer/Statz/Anderson
Affiliate
St. Louis Cardinals
New York Yankees
Brooklyn Dodgers
Oakland Oaks (PCL)
Cleveland Indians
St. Louis Browns
Boston Red Sox
Chicago Cubs
PCL = Pacific Coast League
1948 Playoffs
FIRST ROUND
Stockton Ports vs. Ventura Yankees
FIRST ROUND
Santa Barbara Dodgers vs. Fresno Cardinals
Game 1: Stockton 7 - Ventura 5
Game 2: Stockton 6 - Ventura 2
Game 3: Stockton 6 - Ventura 2
Stockton defeats Ventura 3 games to 0
Game 1: Fresno 11  - Santa Barbara 4
Game 2: Santa Barbara 6 - Fresno 1
Game 3: Fresno 8 - Santa Barbara 0
Game 4: Santa Barbara 13 - Fresno 2
Game 5: Santa Barbara 4 - Fresno 3
Santa Barbara defeats Fresno 3 games to 2
PLAYOFF FORMAT
Top 4 teams advance to playoffs (Best of 5 Series) 
First Round winners advance to Championship Series
(Best of 7 games)
CHAMPIONSHIP
Stockton Ports vs. Santa Barbara Dodgers
Game 1: Santa Barbara 11 - Stockton 0
Game 2: Stockton 5 - Santa Barbara 1
Game 3: Santa Barbara 6 - Stockton 3
Game 4: Stockton 3 - Santa Barbara 1
Game 5: Stockton 9  - Santa Barbara 4
Game 6: Santa Barbara 4  - Stockton 2 
Game 7: Santa Barbara 8 - Stockton 6
*From 1941-1954, and again in 1956, the official league champion was the team finishing in first place during the regular season.  The playoff  winner received the "President's Cup" as a symbol of victory.
Santa Barbara defeats Stockton 4 games to 3
*1948 Playoff Champion
Santa Barbara Dodgers
*1948 League Champion
Fresno Cardinals
1948 League Awards
MOST VALUABLE PLAYER
Gene Valla (Ventura)
MANAGER OF THE YEAR
Stan Benjamin (Fresno)
PITCHER OF THE YEAR
None, first awarded in 1984
ROOKIE OF THE YEAR
Will Boemler (Ventura)
1948 League Leaders
BATTING AVERAGE (.345)
Harold Cox (Bakersfield)
HOME RUNS (30)
Vince DiMaggio (Stockton)
RUNS BATTED IN (125)
Rip Repulski (Fresno)
STOLEN BASES (34)
Frank Murray (Stockton)
WINS (18)
Frank Meagher (Santa Barbara)
ERA (2.16)
Walter Olsen (Santa Barbara)
STRIKEOUTS (246)
Walter Olsen (Santa Barbara)
SAVES
No official statistic until 1969
Additional 1948 Links and Research
 
1949 Overall Standings
Team
W - L
Pct.
GB
Bakersfield Indians..........
Fresno Cardinals..............
Ventura Yankees..............
San Jose Red Sox.............
Santa Barbara Dodgers....
Stockton Ports..................
Modesto Reds..................
Visalia Cubs.....................
85 - 54
83 - 57
80 - 60
76 - 64
75 - 65
64 - 76
54 - 85
42 - 98
.612
.593
.571
.543
.536
.457
.388
.300
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2.5
5.5
9.5
10.5
21.5
31
43.5
Manager
Harry Griswold
Frenchy Uhalt
Bones Sanders
Marv Owen
Chester Kehn
Nino Bongiovanni
Jackson/Macon
Treadway/Statz/Passeau
Affiliate
Cleveland Indians
St. Louis Cardinals
New York Yankees
Boston Red Sox
Brooklyn Dodgers
Chicago White Sox
Pittsburgh Pirates
Chicago Cubs
1949 Playoffs
FIRST ROUND
Bakersfield Indians vs. Ventura Yankees
FIRST ROUND
San Jose Red Sox vs. Fresno Cardinals
Game 1: Ventura 9 - Bakersfield 7
Game 2: Bakersfield 5 - Ventura 3
Game 3: Bakersfield 6 - Ventura 2
Game 4: Ventura 5 - Bakersfield 0
Game 5: Ventura 13 - Bakersfield 2
Ventura defeats Bakersfield 3 games to 2
Game 1: San Jose 11 - Fresno 3
Game 2: San Jose 15 - Fresno 5
Game 3: San Jose 7 - Fresno 0
San Jose defeats Fresno 3 games to 0
PLAYOFF FORMAT
Top 4 teams advance to playoffs (Best of 5 Series) 
First Round winners advance to Championship Series
(Best of 7 games)
CHAMPIONSHIP
San Jose Red Sox vs. Ventura Yankees
Game 1: San Jose 3 - Ventura 1
Game 2: San Jose 7 - Ventura 2
Game 3: Ventura 6 - San Jose 4
Game 4: San Jose 4 - Ventura 0
Game 5: San Jose 4 - Ventura 3 
*From 1941-1954, and again in 1956, the official league champion was the team finishing in first place during the regular season.  The playoff  winner received the "President's Cup" as a symbol of victory.
San Jose defeats Ventura 4 games to 1
*1949 Playoff Champion
San Jose Red Sox
*1949 League Champion
Bakersfield Indians
1949 League Awards
MOST VALUABLE PLAYER
Earl Escalante (Bakersfield)
MANAGER OF THE YEAR
Harry Griswold (Bakersfield)
Marv Owen (San Jose)
PITCHER OF THE YEAR
None, first awarded in 1984
ROOKIE OF THE YEAR
John Romonosky (Fresno)
1949 League Leaders
BATTING AVERAGE (.383)
Max Macon (Modesto)
HOME RUNS (37)
Jess Pike (Bakersfield)
RUNS BATTED IN (156)
Jess Pike (Bakersfield)
STOLEN BASES (47)
Milton Joffe (Santa Barbara)
WINS (28)
Earl Escalante (Bakersfield)
ERA (2.54)
Drexel Waters (Santa Barbara)
STRIKEOUTS (237)
Armand Castro (Modesto)
SAVES
No official statistic until 1969
Additional 1949 Links and Research

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