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The Sacramento Solons of 1946

Solons Coach

Herman "Old Folks" Pillette, 55, born St. Paul, Oregon; with Solons since '43. Spent 29 years on pitching mound. Broke into majors as relief pitcher for Detroit Tigers, under Ty Cobb, winning 3-2, and the next day winning 3-2, agianst Cleveland. Hobbies: golf, bridge.

Copyright 1999. William B.Shubb.