California League Team Photos

This is an ongoing project of trying to find a team photo from every team and every season of the California League. Some of these photos have come from my personal collection such as team photo giveaways and pictures from programs and yearbooks, while others have come from newspaper clippings, historical societies, current California League Team's files, and internet searches. 

The galleries are organized by city: 

Anaheim

 

Anaheim Aces (1941)

Anaheim Aces - 1941

1941 Anaheim Ace Team Photo. This team photo comes from the August 29, 1941 edition of the Anaheim Bulletin.

Bakersfield

 

Bakersfield Badgers (1941-1942), Bakersfield Indians (1946-1955),

Bakersfield Boosters (1956), Bakersfield Bears (1957-1967),

Bakersfield Dodgers (1968-1975), Bakersfield Outlaws (1978-1979),

Bakersfield Mariners (1982-1983), Bakersfield Dodgers (1984-1994), and Bakersfield Blaze (1995-Present) 

Bakersfield Badgers - 1941

1941 Bakersfield Badgers Team Photo

Bakersfield Bears - 1961

1961 Bakersfield Bears Team Photo

Bakersfield Bears - 1963

1963 Bakersfield Bears Team Photo

Bakersfield Dodgers- 1973

1973 Bakersfield Dodgers Team Photo

Bakersfield Dodgers - 1975

1975 Bakersfield Dodgers Team Photo

California League All-Star Teams

 

The first California League All-Star game was held in 1941 where the team with the best first half record played against the All-Stars of the remaining teams. This format was used again from 1960 to 1962. The North vs. South format was used from 1946 to 1949, 1954, 1955, 1959, 1984 to 1995, and again in 1998 (1998 the divisions were called Freeway and Valley instead of North and South). The current format for the All-Star game is the California League vs the Carolina League, which began in 1996 and has been held every year except for 1998. The site for the game alternates between the two Leagues each season. There was no All-Star Game for the California League in 1942, 1950 to 1953, 1956 to 1958, or 1963 to 1983  

Cal League All-Star Team - 1941

1941 California League All-Star Team. In 1941 the team with the best first half record played the all-stars from the remaining 5 teams. The Cal League All-Stars beat the Fresno Cardinals 9 to 6.

Channel Cities Oilers

Channel Cities Oilers (1954-1955) 

 
Baseball

Fresno

Fresno Cardinals (1941-1942, 1946-1956), Fresno Sun Sox (1957), Fresno Giants (1958-1987), and Fresno Suns (1988)

Fresno Cardinals - 1941

Fresno Cardinals - 1941

 

High Desert

High Desert Maverics (1991-Present)

Baseball

Baseball

 

Inland Empire (San Bernardino)

San Bernardino Stars (1941), San Bernardino Spirit (1987-1995), San Bernardino Stampede (1996-2002), Inland Empire 66ers (2003-Present)

Baseball

Baseball

 

Lake Elsinore

Lake Elsoinore Storm (1994-Present)

Baseball

Baseball

 

Lancaster

Lancaster JetHawks (1996-Present)

Baseball

Baseball

 
 

Las Vegas

Las Vegas Wranglers (1958)

Baseball

Baseball

 

Lodi

Lodi Crushers (1966-1969), Lodi Padres (1970-1971), Lodi Orions (1972), Lodi Lions (1973), Lodi Orioles (1974-1975), Lodi Dodgers (1976-1983), and Lodi Crushers (1984)

Lodi Orioles - 1974

Lodi Orioles - 1974

 

Merced

Merced Bears (1941)

Merced Bears - 1941

Merced Bears - 1941

 

Modesto

Modesto Reds (1946-1961), Modesto Colts (1962-1964), Modesto Reds (1966-1974), Modesto A's (1975-2004), and Modesto Nuts (2005-Present)

Modesto Reds - 1952

Modesto Reds - 1952

Modesto A's - 1983

Modesto A's - 1983

Modesto A's - 1984

Modesto A's - 1984

Modesto A's - 1985

Modesto A's - 1985

Modesto A's - 1988

Modesto A's - 1988

 

Palm Springs

Palm Springs Angels (1986-1993)

Baseball

Baseball

 

Rancho Cucamonga

Rancho Cucamonga Quakes (1993-Present)

Baseball

Baseball

 

Redwood

Redwood Pioneers (1980-1985)

Baseball

Baseball

 

Reno

Reno Silver Sox (1955-1964, 1966-1981), Reno Padres (1982-1987), and Reno Silver Sox (1988-1992) 

Reno Silver Sox - 1977

Reno Silver Sox - 1977

 

Riverside

Riverside Red (1941), Riverside Red Wave (1988-1990), and Riverside Pilots (1993-1995)

Baseball

Baseball

 

Salinas

Salinas Packers (1954-1958), Salinas Mets (1963-1964), Salinas Indians (1965), Salinas Packers (1973-1975), Salinas Angels (1976-1980), and Salinas Spurs (1982-1987, 1989-1992)

Baseball

Baseball

 

San Jose

San Jose Owls (1942), San Jose Red Sox (1946-1955), San Jose JoSox (1956-1957), San Jose Pirates (1958), San Jose Bees (1962-1976), San Jose Missions (1979-1981), San Jose Expos (1982), San Jose Bees (1983-1987), San Jose Giants (1988-Present)

San Jose Owls - 1942

San Jose Owls - 1942

San Jose Red Sox - 1950

San Jose Red Sox - 1950

San Jose Red Sox - 1952

San Jose Red Sox - 1952

San Jose Red Sox - 1953

San Jose Red Sox - 1953

 

Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara Saints (1941-1942), Santa Barbara Dodgers (1946-1953), Santa Barbara Rancheros (1962-1963), and Santa Barbara Dodgers (1964-1967)

Santa Barbara Dodgers - 1947

Santa Barbara Dodgers - 1947

Santa Barbara Dodgers - 1967

Santa Barbara Dodgers - 1967

 

Santa Clara

Santa Clara Padres (1979)

Baseball

Baseball

 

Stockton (Mudville)

Stockton Fliers (1941), Stockton Ports (1946-1972), Stockton Mariners (1978), Stockton Ports (1979-1999), Mudville Nine (2000-2001), and Stockton Ports (2002-Present)

Stockton Ports - 1949

Stockton Ports - 1949

Stockton Ports - 2009

Stockton Ports - 2009

Ventura

 

Ventura Yankees (1947-949), Ventura County Braves (1950-1952), Ventura Oilers (1953), and Ventura County Gulls (1986) 

Ventura Yankees - 1948

Ventura Yankees - 1948

Ventura Braves - 1950

Ventura Braves - 1950

 

Visalia (Central Valley)

Visalia Cubs (1946-1952), Visalia Stars (1953), Visalia Cubs (1954-1956), Visalia Redlegs (1957-1959), Visalia A's (1960-1961), Visalia White Sox (1962), Visalia Mets (1968-1975), Visalia Oaks (1977-1992), Central Valley Rockies (1993-1994), Visalia Oaks (1995-2008), and Visalia Rawhide (2009-Present) 

Visalia Cubs - 1947

Visalia Cubs - 1947

Visalia Cubs - 1949

Visalia Cubs - 1949

Visalia Oaks - 1984

Visalia Oaks - 1984

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