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Wally Hood

  
Inducted as a player in 2014

Position: Outfielder
Height: 5-11
Weight: 160
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Born: February 9, 1895 in Whittier, CA
Died: May 2, 1965 in Hollywood, CA

Teams (Years Played)

  • Salt Lake City Bees (1920)
  • Seattle Indians (1922, 1929)
  • Los Angeles Angels (1923-25, 1928)
  • Sacramento Senators (1930)

 

Notes: Hood's first season in Los Angeles he batted a team-high .340 and was named the Angels' Most Valuable Player. In 1925, the outfielder ranked in the top-ten of several PCL offensive categories, including third in triples (17) and fifth in total bases (418). The World War I veteran spent three seasons in the major leagues with the Brooklyn Robins and Pittsburgh Pirates, accumulating 19 hits and 23 runs in 67 games. After his playing career ended, Hood returned to the PCL as an umpire from 1935-43.

PCL Career Statistics

Year Team Pos G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI K BB SB AVG
1920 Salt Lake City OF 111 398 - 122 24 8 1 - - - - .307
1922 Seattle OF 134 507 - 160 26 11 11 - - - - .316
1923 Los Angeles OF 193 745 - 253 59 10 21 - - - - .340
1924 Los Angeles OF 195 757 - 256 48 17 22 - - - - .338
1925 Los Angeles OF 195 758 - 248 63 13 27 - - - - .327
1928 Los Angeles OF 167 599 - 174 43 2 20 - - - - .290
1929 Seattle OF 24 67 - 13 4 0 0 - - - - .194
1930 Sacramento OF 22 63 - 15 2 0 0 - - - - .238
Totals (8 seasons) 1,041 3,894 NR 1,241 269 61 102 NR NR NR NR .319