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Paul Strand

Inducted as a player in 2004

Position: Outfielder
Height: 6-0
Weight: 190
Bats: Right
Throws: Left
Born: December 19, 1893 in Carbonado, WA
Died: July 2, 1974 in Salt Lake City, UT

Teams (Years Played)

  • Seattle Rainiers (1920-21)
  • Salt Lake city Bees (1921-23)
  • Portland Beavers (1926-27)

Notes: Won back-to-back PCL Batting Titles in 1922 and 1923...Led the PCL in hits, singles and home runs during the 1922 season...In 1923, Strand led the league in hits, home runs, runs batted in and runs scored...His 43 home runs in 1923 set the all-time record for home runs in a single season until it was broken by Tony Lazzeri in 1925...His 325 hits in 1923 are an all-time record in the PCL...Played in 96 Major League games.

PCL Career Statistics

Year Team Pos G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI K BB SB AVG
1920 Seattle OF 21 63 3 15 4 0 0       2 .238
1921 Seattle/Salt Lake OF 157 589 87 185 38 6 9 95     15 .314
1922 Salt Lake OF 178 752 138 289 52 13 28 138     10 .384
1923 Salt Lake OF 194 825 180 325 66 13 43 187     22 .394
1926 Portland OF/1B 105 386 56 126 21 4 11 52     3 .326
1927 Portland OF 176 622 86 221 39 4 18 105     11 .355
Totals (6 seasons) 831 3,237 550 1,161 220 40 109 577     63 .359