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Herman Pillette

Inducted as a player in 1943

Position: Pitcher
Height: 6-2
Weight: 190
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Born: December 26, 1895 in St. Paul, OR
Died: April 30, 1960 in Sacramento, CA

Teams (Years Played)

  • Portland Beavers (1920-21)
  • Vernon Tigers (1925)
  • Mission Reds (1926-33)
  • Seattle Rainiers (1933-35)
  • Hollywood Stars (1935)
  • San Diego Padres (1936-42)
  • Sacramento Solons (1943-45)

Notes: Member of the PCL Hall of Fame's inaugural class of 1943...His 23 years as pitcher in the PCL is a league record...He also holds the PCL record for number of PCL teams pitched for (7) and most career games pitched in the PCL (708)...Member of the 1937 PCL Champions, the San Diego Padres...Threw a no-hitter on October 5th, 1929 for Mission against Los Angeles in a seven-inning game...Pitched in 107 Major League games between 1917 and 1924.

PCL Career Statistics

Year Team G GS CG SHO SV W L IP H R ER K BB ERA
1920 Portland 5     0   0 3 17.0 24 18 14 6 8 7.41
1921 Portland 55     0   13 30 326.0 378 216 152 141 104 4.20
1925 Vernon 42   19 2   11 26 285.0 323 160 116 78 71 3.66
1926 Mission 47   25 2   21 16 322.0 343 142 111 99 76 3.10
1927 Mission 46   19 1   13 20 297.0 373 186 155 74 63 4.70
1928 Mission 42   23 3   16 18 301.0 332 122 104 71 59 3.11
1929 Mission 41   20 3   23 13 273.0 299 120 109 82 52 3.59
1930 Mission 39   19 2   18 14 261.0 350 154 126 66 58 4.34
1931 Mission 33   21 2   16 11 273.0 334 150 107 68 44 3.53
1932 Mission 35   13 0   11 12 209.0 277 127 100 52 40 4.31
1933 Mission/Seattle 35   17 1   13 14 254.0 328 163 132 73 57 4.68
1934 Seattle 36   21 5   17 11 260.0 278 99 75 87 45 2.60
1935 Seattle/Hollywood 32   15 0   14 15 201.0 279 135 104 63 40 4.66
1936 San Diego 31   14 3   11 8 191.0 180 80 67 63 37 3.16
1937 San Diego 36   1 0   4 5 126.0 137 85 53 38 29 3.79
1938 San Diego 26   0 0   2 2 78.0 92 52 23 29 18 2.65
1939 San Diego 25   3 1   8 6 89.0 75 39 23 22 21 2.33
1940 San Diego 22   8 0   7 2 89.0 95 39 28 31 18 2.83
1941 San Diego 15   0 0   1 2 20.1 17 11 6 4 10 2.66
1942 San Diego 11   0 0   1 1 24.1 34 13 12 7 9 4.44
1943 Sacramento 28   0 0   2 3 41.0 47 30 26 7 13 5.71
1944 Sacramento 20   0 0   3 2 36.2 34 12 10 9 8 2.45
1945 Sacramento 7   0 0   1 1 12.0 12 5 5 3 1 3.75
Totals (23 seasons) 709   238 25   226 235 3,986.1 4,641 2,158 1,658 1,173 881 3.74