Great West League

Great West League
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Sport Baseball
Founded 2014
President Ken Wilson
No. of teams 6
Countries  United States
Most recent
Chico Heat
Official website Great West League

The Great West League (GWL) is a collegiate summer baseball league founded in 2014, comprising teams from California and Oregon. The league is designed to develop college talent, and only current college eligible players are allowed to participate. League teams are operated just like professional minor league teams. The GWL season runs from early June to mid-August.


Team listEdit


Team City Home field Capacity Head Coach General Manager 2016 Record Website Inaugural season Team owner
Chico Heat* (P) Chico, California Nettleton Stadium 4,100 Fred Ludwig Hunter Hampton 34-23 Chico Heat 2016 Pat Gillick, Steve and Kathy Nettleton and Consolidated Sports Holdings, Inc.
Lincoln Potters Lincoln, California McBean Stadium 1,700 Eric Bloom Matt Lundgren N/A Lincoln Potters 2017 Bill Stewart and Clifton Taylor
Marysville Gold Sox Marysville, California Colusa Casino Stadium 3,510 Dallas Correa Mike Mink 29-28 Marysville Gold Sox 2016 Bob Bavasi, Tom Lininger, Kevin Knight, Jake Knight, Consolidated Sports Holdings, Inc.
Medford Rogues (P) Medford, Oregon Harry & David Field 2,178 Josh Hogan Carolyn Birch 40-17 Medford Rogues 2016 Consolidated Sports Holdings, Inc. (Bill Yuill, Chairman & CEO)
Portland Pickles Portland, Oregon Walker Stadium 1,566 Jeff Lahti Bill Stewart 32-25 Portland Pickles 2016 Rose City Baseball, LLC
Yuba City Bears [2] Yuba City, CA Colusa Casino Stadium 3,510 TBA Mike Mink N/A TBA 2017 CSH Holdings, LLC; Pat Gillick

* = Denotes 2016 GWL Champion

(P) = Denotes berth in the 2016 Playoffs


Team Year(s)
Sacramento Stealth 2017
Lodi Crushers 2017


  1. ^ "Great West League Teams". Great West League. Retrieved 11 October 2015. 
  2. ^ The Yuba City Bears are back, GWL website, January 12, 2017

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