Celebrating 100 Years of Oakland Technical High School
Les Powers ’27
After starring on Tech’s baseball teams in 1926 and 1927, Powers played college baseball at Loyola Marymount and Santa Clara. He then played ten seasons in the minor leagues, from 1933 to 1938 with the Durham Bulls and from 1940 to 1945 with the Hollywood Stars.
His major league career included 21 games with a batting average of .327 for the Giants in 1938 and the Phillies in 1939.