By Dennis Snelling
**2011 CASEY AWARD FINALIST FOR most sensible BASEBALL BOOK**
In 1903, a small league in California defied geared up Baseball by way of including groups in Portland and Seattle to develop into the most powerful minor league of the 20th century. Calling itself the Pacific Coast League, this outlaw organization usually outdrew its significant league opposite numbers and persisted to problem the authority of geared up Baseball until eventually the majors multiplied into California in 1958.
The Pacific Coast League brought the realm to Joe, Vince and Dom DiMaggio, Paul and Lloyd Waner, Ted Williams, Tony Lazzeri, Lefty O'Doul, Mickey Cochrane, Bobby Doerr, and lots of different baseball stars, all of whom initially signed with PCL groups. This thorough heritage of the Pacific Coast League chronicles its most popular personalities, governance, and contentious dating with the majors, proving that the background of the sport consists of way over the happenings within the American and nationwide leagues.
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The Greatest Minor League: A History of the Pacific Coast League, 1903–1957 by Dennis Snelling