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Gaylord Perry

 Inducted as a player in 2015

Position: Pitcher
Height: 6-4
Weight: 205
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Born: September 15, 1938 in Williamston, NC

Teams (Years Played)

  • Tacoma Giants (1960-63)

 

Notes: Perry was the PCL Pitcher of the Year in 1961 and won a league-best 16 games to help the Tacoma Giants win the PCL Championship that season. The following year he owned the best ERA in the league with a 2.48 mark. Perry's combined 2.50 ERA in his four years in the PCL is the fourth-best all-time for Tacoma. The Campbell University (NC) alum went on to pitch 22 years in the majors, winning 314 games and two Cy Young Awards. He was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1991 and is just the seventh player in both the PCL Hall of Fame and Cooperstown.

PCL Career Statistics

Year Team Pos W L W-L% ERA GP CG SHO IP H ER BB K
1960 Tacoma P 0 0 - 9.00 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0
1961 Tacoma P 16 10 .615 2.55 33 12 4 219 208 62 61 95
1962 Tacoma P 10 7 .588 2.48 22 10 2 156 128 43 56 136
1963 Tacoma P 1 0 1.000 1.00 1 1 0 9 3 1 1 7
Totals (4 seasons) 27 17 .614 2.50 57 23 6 385 340 107 118 238