Pueblo Dodgers

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Pueblo Dodgers
19471958
Pueblo, Colorado
Class-level
PreviousClass A
Minor league affiliations
LeagueWestern League
Major league affiliations
Previous
Minor league titles
League titles 2 (1947, 1949)
Team data
Previous names
  • Pueblo Bruins (1958)
  • Pueblo Dodgers (1947–1957)
Previous parks
County Park/Runyon Field

The Pueblo Dodgers were a Class A minor league baseball team that was located in Pueblo, Colorado and played in the Western League from 1947 to 1958.

History[edit]

An affiliate of the Brooklyn/Los Angeles Dodgers (1947-1957 and the Chicago Cubs (1958), Pueblo won Western League Championships in 1947 and 1949. The franchise folded when the Western League dissolved in 1959.[1][2]

Ballparks[edit]

The Dodgers played at a stadium called "County Park" in 1948 with the name changed to "Runyon Field" in 1948. Today it is known as Hobbs Field, within the Runyon Sports Complex.[3][4][5]

Notable Alumni[edit]

Hall of Fame Alumni

Notable Alumni

  • Jim Gentile (1953-1954) 6 x MLB All-Star; 1961 AL RBI Leader
  • Maury Wills (1953, 1956) 7 x MLB All-Star; 6 x NL Stolen Base Leader; 1962 NL Most Valuable Player


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