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Ray French

Inducted as a player in 1943

Position: Infielder
Height: 5-9
Weight: 160
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Born: January 9, 1895 in Alameda, CA
Died: April 3, 1978 in Alameda, CA

Teams (Years Played)

  • Portland Beavers (1915)
  • Seattle Rainiers (1919)
  • Vernon Tigers (1921-23)
  • Sacramento Senators (1925-34)
  • Oakland Oaks (1934)

Notes: Member of the PCL Hall of Fame inaugural class in 1943...Led the league in at-bats during the 1928 and 1930 seasons...Appeared in 82 Major League games over the 1920, 1923 and 1924 seasons.

PCL Career Statistics

Year Team Pos G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI K BB SB AVG
1915 Portland 2B/3B 3 9 1 2 0 0 0 0     0 .222
1919 Seattle SS/2B/3B 88 299 27 66 10 7 0       6 .221
1921 Vernon SS 163 616 75 166 49 9 2 69     6 .269
1922 Vernon SS 200 741 112 207 29 8 4 83     27 .279
1923 Vernon SS 24 88 11 27 6 2 1 19     2 .307
1925 Sacramento SS 167 680 97 184 31 6 0 47     32 .271
1926 Sacramento SS 172 625 80 183 32 3 1 42     29 .293
1927 Sacramento SS 190 636 89 165 30 4 5 87     14 .259
1928 Sacramento SS 191 814 143 234 55 1 9 77     9 .287
1929 Sacramento SS/2B 161 619 102 183 36 6 1 53     8 .296
1930 Sacramento SS 200 848 143 224 48 9 3 72     28 .264
1931 Sacramento SS 176 644 76 157 25 7 1 67     15 .244
1932 Sacramento SS 178 661 107 170 25 7 0 71     30 .257
1933 Sacramento SS 172 624 80 168 24 5 4 75     23 .269
1934 Sacramento SS 74 241 21 55 7 4 0 19     9 .228
Totals (15 seasons) 2,159 8,145 1,164 2,191 407 78 31 781     238 .269