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Eddie Basinski

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Inducted 2006 (Player)

Position: Infielder

Height: 6-1

Weight: 175

Bats: Right

Throws: Right

Born: November 4, 1922 in Buffalo, NY

Notes: Played in 203 Major League games between 1944 and 1945 with the Brooklyn Dodgers and Pittsburgh Pirates...Led the PCL in games played in 1950 and at-bats in 1951...Often referred to as "the fiddler" for his time spent as an Orchestra Violinist...Also had the nickname of "Bazooka."

PCL Career Statistics

Year Tm G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1947 Portland 59 232 209 22 58 9 2 2 30 5 15 31 .278 77 1 7
1948 Portland 175 686 632 83 175 24 3 4 50 8 35 83 .277 217 5 14
1949 Portland 164 683 592 74 158 32 7 12 79 4 76 76 .267 240 2 13
1950 Portland 202 822 722 80 173 39 1 15 75 1 69 97 .240 259 7 24
1951 Portland 169 774 687 109 183 32 6 16 73 3 65 77 .266 275 2 20
1952 Portland 166 632 552 60 136 25 1 10 58 4 64 62 .246 193 4 12
1953 Portland 156 599 529 49 127 18 1 6 61 2 56 63 .240 165 16 4 10
1954 Portland 157 635 551 73 142 34 2 14 54 4 55 62 .258 222 13 6 20 3
1955 Portland 98 321 280 31 76 16 0 5 32 1 26 39 .271 107 2 0 12 3
1956 Portland 114 347 309 32 80 11 3 5 25 2 28 43 .259 112 12 1 6 3
1957 Portland 7 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 0 0 0 0 0
1957 Seattle 129 487 432 53 118 22 1 10 42 3 29 45 .273 172 4 2 22 2
1958 Seattle 107 396 349 42 105 28 1 8 47 1 33 22 .301 159 13 4 4 6
1959 Vancouver 43 104 94 12 13 2 0 2 8 0 0 4 8 .138 21 3 3 0
Totals 1746 6722 5942 720 1544 292 28 109 634 38 0 555 710 0.260 2219 60 41 167 17 0