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Happy Hogan

Inducted as a manager and player in 1943

Position: Catcher
Height: 5-9
Weight: 170
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Born: October 13, 1877 in Santa Clara, CA
Died: May 17, 1915 in Los Angeles, CA

Teams (Years Played)

  • Sacramento Senators (1903)
  • Tacoma Tigers (1904-05)
  • Fresno Raisin Eaters (1906)
  • Los Angeles Angels (1907-08)
  • Vernon/Venice Tigers (1909-15)

Notes: Player/manager from 1909 to 1915...Managed his last game on May 10th, 1915, seven days before his death.

PCL Career Statistics

Year Team Pos G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI K BB SB AVG
1903 Sacramento OF/C/3B/SS 145 455 44 99 10 3 0       15 .218
1904 Tacoma C/OF 127 422 32 87 8 3 0       12 .206
1905 Tacoma C/OF 133 409 22 79 8 1 0       10 .193
1906 Fresno C/OF/1B 154 484 37 91 13 6 1       11 .188
1907 Los Angeles C/OF/1B 117 375 27 63 10 1 1       3 .168
1908 Los Angeles C 99 275 21 45 10 0 0       6 .164
1909 Vernon C/1B 128 381 15 70 13 1 1       2 .184
1910 Vernon C/P 105 285 18 32 4 0 0       4 .112
1911 Vernon C/1B/P 97 251 11 48 10 0 0       5 .191
1912 Vernon C/1B 11 21 3 3 0 0 0       1 .143
1913 Venice C 16 38 1 8 0 0 0       0 .211
1914 Venice C/oF 24 50 5 13 0 1 0       0 .260
1915 Venice-Vernon PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0       0 .000
Totals (15 seasons) 1,157 3,446 236 638 86 16 3       69 .185



PCL Managerial Career

Year Team W L Pct. Finish
1909 Vernon 80 131 .379 6th
1910 Vernon 113 107 .514 4th
1911 Vernon 118 88 .573 2nd
1912 Vernon 118 83 .587 2nd
1913 Venice 107 102 .512 3rd
1914 Venice 113 98 .536 4th
1915 Venice-Vernon 16 18 .471 4th
Totals (7 seasons) 665 627 .515