On This Day

California Golden Seals in History

Events in Sport

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1934-11-21 NY Yankees buy Joe DiMaggio from SF Seals (Pacific Coast League)

Baseball Player Joe DiMaggio
Baseball Player
Joe DiMaggio
  • 1957-09-15 SF Seals (Pacific Coast League) play their last game
  • 1957-10-15 Giants trade Minneapolis franchise to Red Sox for SF Seals-franchises only, not the players
  • 1967-12-08 NHL California Seals change name to Oakland Seals
  • 1968-01-15 Minnesota North Stars forward Bill Masterton dies 2 days after suffering a head injury in a game against the Oakland Seals; the only death as a result of a game injury in NHL history

Birthdays in Sport

  • 1918-02-22 Charles "Charlie O" Finley, American sports entrepreneur (MLB's Kansas City/Oakland A's: NHL's California Golden Seals), born in Birmingham, Alabama (d. 1996)

Deaths in Sport

  • 1996-02-19 Charles "Charlie O" Finley, American sports entrepreneur (MLB's Kansas City/Oakland A's: NHL's California Golden Seals), dies at 77