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Bill Schuster

Inducted as a player in 2006

Position: Infielder
Height: 5-9
Weight: 165
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Born: August 4, 1912 in Buffalo, NY
Died: June 29, 1987 in El Monte, CA

Teams (Years Played)

  • Seattle Rainiers (1940-41; 1950)
  • Los Angeles Angels (1941-43; 1946-49)
  • Sacramento Solons (1949)
  • Seattle Rainiers (1950)

Notes: In 1943, Schuster led the PCL in at-bats, runs scored and doubles...On September 19th, 1941, he became the third player in PCL history to steal three bases in one inning...On September 3rd, 1949 against the Los Angeles Angels, he became the eighth player in PCL history to hit two home runs in a single inning...Won a PCL Championship with the 1940 Seattle Rainiers and 1947 Los Angeles Angels...Played in 123 Major League games between 1937 and 1945.

PCL Career Statistics

Year Team Pos G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI K BB SB AVG
1940 Seattle SS/3B 176 645 99 188 31 4 2 74     26 .291
1941 Seattle/Los Angeles SS/2B 136 492 71 136 21 2 2 53 33 43 25 .276
1942 Los Angeles SS 179 640 80 191 41 4 6 78 44 62 26 .298
1943 Los Angeles SS 157 618 117 170 42 6 5 67 30 65 16 .275
1946 Los Angeles SS/3B 176 626 89 179 34 4 4 69 51 68 26 .286
1947 Los Angeles SS 174 687 84 180 27 5 6 70 60 81 17 .262
1948 Los Angeles SS/3B 151 617 85 163 23 5 11 60 57 69 8 .264
1949 Los Angeles/Sacramento SS/3B 163 616 86 158 23 1 8 68 57 60 19 .256
1950 Seattle SS/3B/2B 135 405 64 103 24 3 6 40 39 50 10 .254
1952 Hollywood 3B 3 6 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 .333
Totals (10 seasons) 1,450 5,352 776 1,470 266 34 50 580 371 568 173 .275