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Earl Sheely

Inducted as a player in 1943

Position: Infielder
Height: 6-4
Weight: 205
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Born: February 12, 1893 in Bushnell, IL
Died: September 16, 1952 in Seattle, WA

Teams (Years Played)

  • Salt Lake City Bees (1916-20)
  • Sacramento Senators (1928)
  • San Francisco Seals (1930)
  • Los Angeles Angels (1932)
  • Portland Beavers (1933-34)
  • Seattle Rainiers (1934)

Notes: Member of the PCL Hall of Fame's inaugural class in 1943...Won the PCL Batting Title in 1920 and 1930...Led the league in home runs for three consecutive seasons between 1918 and 1920...His 33 homers in 1920 tied the all-time PCL record up to that point, before it was broken with Paul Strand's 43 homers in 1923...Led the PCL in hits and RBI in 1930...Played in 1,234 Major League games between 1921 and 1931.

PCL Career Statistics

Year Team Pos G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI K BB SB AVG
1916 Salt Lake C 14 41 5 14 3 0 1       0 .341
1917 Salt Lake 1B 193 749 97 227 46 7 19       14 .303
1918 Salt Lake 1B 93 330 44 99 14 1 12       9 .300
1919 Salt Lake 1B 168 646 107 197 35 1 28       15 .305
1920 Salt Lake 1B 188 700 114 260 51 5 33       14 .371
1928 Sacramento 1B 165 630 102 240 46 3 21 128     3 .381
1930 San Francisco 1B 183 718 120 289 35 1 29 180     6 .403
1932 Los Angeles 1B 117 417 65 133 26 0 11 102     6 .319
1933 Portland 1B/C 137 454 77 163 30 1 13 100     0 .359
1934 Portland/Seattle 1B/C 181 640 98 200 30 6 7 101     5 .313
Totals (10 seasons) 1,439 5,325 829 1,822 316 25 174 611     72 .342