Safe or out? A close play at third in a 1955 game between the Hollywood Stars and San Diego Padres at Gilmore Field in Los Angeles. 
Part of the Los Angeles Examiner Collection in the USC Digital Library.

Safe or out? A close play at third in a 1955 game between the Hollywood Stars and San Diego Padres at Gilmore Field in Los Angeles. 

Part of the Los Angeles Examiner Collection in the USC Digital Library.

This 1935 Los Angeles Railway pass advertised a game between the Hollywood Stars and Los Angeles Angels.
Part for the Wally G. Shidler Historical Collection of Southern California Ephemera, an L.A. as Subject member collection. Explore more in the USC Digital Library.

This 1935 Los Angeles Railway pass advertised a game between the Hollywood Stars and Los Angeles Angels.

Part for the Wally G. Shidler Historical Collection of Southern California Ephemera, an L.A. as Subject member collection. Explore more in the USC Digital Library.

In 1953, several years before the Dodgers ultimately moved there, Los Angeles considered squeezing a baseball diamond into the Coliseum.
Part of the Los Angeles Examiner Collection in the USC Digital Library.

In 1953, several years before the Dodgers ultimately moved there, Los Angeles considered squeezing a baseball diamond into the Coliseum.

Part of the Los Angeles Examiner Collection in the USC Digital Library.

A map of Dodger Stadium soon after it was first proposed for Chavez Ravine in 1957. Part of the Los Angeles Examiner Collection in the USC Digital Library.

A map of Dodger Stadium soon after it was first proposed for Chavez Ravine in 1957. Part of the Los Angeles Examiner Collection in the USC Digital Library.

Spring training, major league baseball’s preseason ritual, is underway. In this 1961 photo from our Los Angeles Examiner Collection, manager Bill Rigney watches as his Los Angeles Angels warm up in Palm Springs, their spring training home from 1961 until 1992.
Many other major league teams pitched their spring training camps in Southern California, as L.A. as Subject explains at KCET.org.

Spring training, major league baseball’s preseason ritual, is underway. In this 1961 photo from our Los Angeles Examiner Collection, manager Bill Rigney watches as his Los Angeles Angels warm up in Palm Springs, their spring training home from 1961 until 1992.

Many other major league teams pitched their spring training camps in Southern California, as L.A. as Subject explains at KCET.org.