Santa Barbara Dodgers
|Santa Barbara Dodgers|
(1941-1942, 1946-1953, 1962-1967)
Santa Barbara, California
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|League titles||3 (1941, 1948, 1951)|
They were an affiliate of the Brooklyn Dodgers and later the Los Angeles Dodgers from 1941-1953 and 1964-1967. They won the league championships in 1941, 1948 and 1951. The Dodgers entered the California League in 1964 to replace the Santa Barbara Rancheros. The Dodgers' home stadium was Laguna Park. The Dodgers were plagued by low crowd attendances, averaging only 225 spectators per game. At the end of the 1967 season the franchise was transferred to Bakersfield, California. Laguna Park was demolished in 1970, and replaced by a parking lot, and no professional team has been based in Santa Barbara since then.
- Santa Barbara Saints (1941-1942)
- Santa Barbara Dodgers (1946-1953)
- Santa Barbara Rancheros (1962-1963)
- Santa Barbara Dodgers (1964-1967)
- Crossley, Andy. "1964-1967 Santa Barbara Dodgers". http://www.funwhileitlasted.net. Retrieved 2 July 2014.
- Brantingham, Barney. "The Short, Happy Life of Laguna Ball Park". http://www.independent.com/news/2011/may/05/short-happy-life-laguna-ball-park/. Retrieved 2 July 2014.
- Professional Baseball in Santa Barbara
- Minor league ball in Santa Barbara
- Baseball Reference.com: Baseball in Santa Barbara
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