Angels and Mariners to go back to the ’50s on Saturday

Written By:  •  Friday, May 25, 2012

The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim and Seattle Mariners will be turning back the clock to the 1955 season for tomorrow’s game at Safeco Field in Seattle.

The 1955 season pre-dates the establishment dates of both franchises, the clubs will be wearing the uniforms of the local Pacific Coast League teams from that year.

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 1950s PCL throwback

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 1950s PCL throwback

The Angels will be wearing the uniforms of their PCL namesake, minus the “of Anaheim” part.  It features a blue cap with interlocking white and red “LA” on the front.  The jersey reads “LOS ANGELES” arched across the front in red.

Los Angeles Angels Pacific Coast League Uniform 1953

Chuck Connors, member of the 1952 PCL LA Angels

Seattle will be wearing the uniforms of the Seattle Rainiers, the jersey has ‘Rainiers’ across the front in red lettering and a single red stripe on either sleeve.  The cap is red with a white ‘R’.

Seattle Rainiers PCL Uniforms

The Seattle Rainiers of the Pacific Coast League

Special thanks to @Wild_Halo on Twitter for the heads up on the Angels pic



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