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Ox Eckhardt

Inducted as a player in 2003

Position: Outfielder
Height: 6-1
Weight: 185
Bats: Left
Throws: Right
Born: December 23, 1901 in Yorktown, TX
Died: April 22, 1951 in Yorktown, TX

Teams (Years Played)

  • Seattle Indians (1929)
  • Mission Reds (1931-35)

Notes: Four-time PCL Batting Champion (1931, 1932, 1933 and 1935)...Also led the league in hits during the 1933 and 1935 seasons...Holds the PCL record for batting average in a single season with his .414 clip during the 1933 season...Is the only player in PCL history to lead the league in batting average for four different seasons and three consecutive seasons...Played for the Boston Braves (1932) and Brooklyn Dodgers (1936) of the Major Leagues.

PCL Career Statistics

Year Team Pos G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI K BB SB AVG
1929 Seattle OF 161 571 84 202 35 17 7 70     16 .354
1931 Mission OF 185 745 129 275 52 10 7 117     9 .369
1932 Mission OF 134 539 80 200 33 13 5 82     15 .371
1933 Mission OF 189 760 145 315 56 16 12 143     15 .414
1934 Mission OF 184 707 126 267 36 11 6 106     7 .378
1935 Mission OF 172 710 149 283 40 11 2 114     8 .399
Totals (6 seasons) 1,025 4,032 713 1,542 252 78 39 632     70 .382