The Malty, Mountainous Tacoma Rainiers: The Story Behind the Nickname

If you’re not familiar with the history of minor league baseball, and, more importantly, beer in the Pacific Northwest, then the nickname for the Triple-A franchise in Tacoma, Washington, seems to be about as straightforward as they come. The Rainiers’ name is obviously inspired by Mount Rainier, the tallest mountain

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Mariners and Angels PCL Throwback Day Photos

The Seattle Mariners and Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim turned the clock back to 1955 last night by wearing the uniforms of the Pacific Coast League’s Seattle Rainiers and Los Angeles Angels, respectively. Both teams went that extra mile by wearing helmets which matched their throwback uniform and several players

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

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

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