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The Portland Beavers
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Kip Carlson, Paul Andresen
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher: Arcadia Publishing

When the Pacific Coast League was founded in 1903, the Portland Beavers-then known as the Browns-played in the circuit's first game, a 3-1 road loss to the San Francisco Stars. When the PCL celebrated its centennial season in 2003, Portland was the only city in the league to have been
Vanishing Portland
Language: en
Pages: 127
Authors: Ray Bottenberg, Jeanna Bottenberg
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher: Arcadia Publishing

Portland at the end of World War II was an international port and a powerhouse of the timber and shipbuilding industries. Oregon's largest city grew and changed in the decades that followed, adding new industries and population. It also endured reductions in shipbuilding capacity, a devastating flood, a declining timber
Baseball's Western Front
Language: en
Pages: 235
Authors: Donald R. Wells
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-07-27 - Publisher: McFarland

The Pacific Coast League had emerged from the Depression of the 1930s in fairly good condition. There were four new ball parks: Seals Stadium in San Francisco in 1931, Lane Field in San Diego in 1936, Sick's Stadium in Seattle in 1938 and Gilmore Field in Hollywood in 1939. But
Out of the Park
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Ed Mickelson
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-02-18 - Publisher: McFarland

During the Golden Age of baseball, as many as 59 minor leagues operated in a single season, and hundreds of G.I.s returning home from World War II competed in them for the big break that would land them one of only 400 spots on 16 teams in the majors. These
Portland, Oregon
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Ed Mickelson
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

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