The Visalia Oaks were members of the California League from 1977-1992 and from 1995-2008. In 1978, their second season, the Oaks went 97-42 and won the league title. The club later lost four straight league finals, from 1980-1984.
Hall of Famer Kirby Puckett played for the Oaks in 1983. In 2009, the Oaks changed their name to the Visalia Rawhide.
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