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Fay Thomas

Inducted as a player in 2004

Position: Pitcher
Height: 6-2
Weight: 200
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Born: October 10, 1903 in Holyrod, KS
Died: August 12, 1990 in Chatsworth, CA

Teams (Years Played)

  • Sacramento Senators (1930)
  • Oakland Oaks (1931-32)
  • Los Angeles Angels (1933-34; 1936-41)
  • Portland Beavers (1943)
  • Hollywood Stars (1943)

Notes: Led the PCL in strikeouts in 1930, 1932 and 1934...His 28 wins and .875 winning percentage in 1934 were also the best in the league that season...His .875 winning percentage from the '34 season is a PCL all-time record for highest winning percentage in a single season with a minimum of 20 decisions...Won a PCL-record 22 consecutive games from 1933 to 1934 (last seven games of 1933 and the first 15 games of 1934)...Won a PCL Championship with Los Angeles Angels in 1933 and 1934...Pitched in 81 career games between 1927 and 1935.

PCL Career Statistics

Year Team G GS CG SHO SV W L IP H R ER K BB ERA
1930 Sacramento 52   20 2   18 20 298.0 292 170 131 228 131 3.96
1931 Oakland 25   14 1   12 10 163.0 159 75 70 123 59 3.87
1932 Oakland 34   25 3   12 19 255.0 216 107 92 196 93 3.25
1933 Los Angeles 42   23 0   20 14 300.0 464 181 125 159 104 3.75
1934 Los Angeles 41   24 3   28 4 295.0 246 98 85 204 118 2.59
1936 Los Angeles 28   19 1   15 10 206.0 219 91 71 134 75 3.10
1937 Los Angeles 40   26 2   23 11 294.0 275 124 105 181 112 3.21
1938 Los Angeles 31 31 16 5   18 8 200.0 196 83 73 123 68 3.29
1939 Los Angeles 35 35 18 5   17 13 246.0 216 86 75 139 91 2.74
1940 Los Angeles 30 22 5 1   6 11 161.0 185 87 79 77 64 4.98
1941 Los Angeles 28 24 7 1   10 13 154.0 168 84 70 72 65 4.09
1943 Portland/Hollywood 5 3 2 0   0 3 20.0 23 12 12 3 8 5.40
Totals (12 seasons) 391 115 199 24   179 136 2,592.0 2,659 1,198 988 1,639 988 3.47