Baseball - Pacific Coast League (PCL) Tickets
The Pacific Coast League is a minor baseball league that brings Triple-A baseball to most of the country. PCL baseball tickets would seem to mean the games would only be played on the West Coast, but this league is a massive organization with teams split into two conferences (American and Pacific) that are broken down into two divisions (North and South). Overall, 16 teams play in four divisions with venues located as far East as Memphis, Tennessee and as far north as Tacoma, Washington.
The league began back in 1903 after the Western League had become the American League and it became necessary for another minor league to take its place. The PCL quickly found its place in baseball, comfortably becoming a part of the farm system the MLB clubs used to develop players that would eventually earn roster spots at the major league level.
This is not to suggest that the Pacific Coast League did not have greater aspirations at one time. The MLB did not have a presence west of St. Louis in the first half of the 20th century, so PCL baseball had a geographic advantage when finding talent for its rosters. If the league had put up a fight perhaps players like Joe DiMaggio, Ted Williams, and Bobby Doer might have gone on to form a talented nucleus for another major league. Eventually the MLB did move west and any thought of rising above the classification as an AAA-league vanished.
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