San Francisco born Ed Kearse, 29, joined the Oaks in '45. He socked 57 baseknocks in 73 games in '46 for a .273 average. He has worked behind the plate for the New York Yankees, Seattle, Fort Worth, and Kansas City. Had his best PCL year with Seattle in '40, when he batted .302.
Ed wears glasses.
Favorite ball player is Ted Williams. Hobby is photography. He likes to golf; enjoys most sports.