Los Angeles, CA

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Los Angeles, or L.A. is the second largest city in the United States, lying at a center of a huge metropolitan area on the Pacific Ocean coast of southern California. The city itself is spread out geographically and a number of its neighborhoods, including Hollywood, Venice and Vernon have hosted their own baseball teams, and in many cases, persons who were born or died there are listed under those names. See for example: Encino, CA, Granada Hills, CA, Harbor City, CA, Mission Hills, CA, North Hollywood, CA, Northridge, CA, Pacific Palisades, CA, Panorama City, CA, Reseda, CA, San Pedro, CA, Sherman Oaks, CA, Sylmar, CA, Tarzana, CA, Valley Glen, CA, Van Nuys, CA, Wilmington, CA or Woodland Hills, CA.

The nearby cities of Anaheim, CA and Long Beach, CA, which are part of the L.A. metropolitan area, have also hosted professional teams.

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Teams that have played here[edit]

Persons who were born here[edit]

Persons who died here[edit]

Educational institutions located here[edit]

Further Reading[edit]

  • David K. Anderson Sr. and David K. Anderson Jr.: "Greater Los Angeles Area Colleges: Major League Mass-Production", in Jean Hastings Ardell and Andy McCue, ed.: Endless Seasons: Baseball in Southern California, The National Pastime, SABR, Number 41, 2011, pp. 34-37.
  • Francisco E. Balderrama, Richard A. Santillan and Samuel O. Regalado: Mexican American Baseball in Los Angeles, Arcadia Publishing, Mount Pleasant, SC, 2011.
  • Chris Epting: Los Angeles's Historic Ballparks, Arcadia Publishing, Mount Pleasant, SC, 2010.
  • Robert K. Fitts: Issei Baseball: The Story of the First Japanese American Ballplayers, University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, NE, 2020. ISBN 978-1-4962-1348-8
  • Eric Nusbaum: Stealing Home: Los Angeles, the Dodgers, and the Lives Caught in Between, Publicaffairs, New York, NY, 2020. ISBN 9781541742215
  • Rick Obran: "The Sandlot Mentors of Los Angeles", in Jean Hastings Ardell and Andy McCue, ed.: Endless Seasons: Baseball in Southern California, The National Pastime, SABR, Number 41, 2011, pp. 23-27.
  • Jerald Podair: City of Dreams: Dodger Stadium and the Birth of Modern Los Angeles, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 2017. ISBN 978-0-6911-2503-9