Baseball season is in full swing but before the major leagues came to California there was the Pacific Coast League. This month we look back at the Oakland Oaks who played in the league from 1903 to 1955.
Lorenzo "Piper" Davis shows his tools of the trade in April 1953. Davis played and managed the Birmingham Black Barons before coming to Oakland.
Manager Johnny Vergez argues with umpire Frisco Edwards at a game against the San Diego Padres in 1942 at the Oaks ballpark in Emeryville.
"Trip in Time" runs every first Sunday and is selected by Librarian Veronica Martinez. Follow us at http://oaklandtribunearchives.tumblr.com.