Harry Hughes (minors03)
Harry J. Hughes
- Bats Left, Throws Left
- Height 5' 9", Weight 195 lb.
- Born ~1912
OF/1B Harry Hughes played in the minor leagues from 1936 to 1947, missing the 1944-1945 seasons. He led the 1937 Western League with 109 walks. Statistical records are incomplete, however it is known that he hit at least 223 doubles, 41 triples and 52 home runs in his 10-year minor league career. It is also very likely that he hit at least .300.
Hughes served in the Marines during World War II. He became manager at West Palm Beach upon his discharge.
Year-by-Year Managerial Record
|1939||Meridian Scrappers||Southeastern League||6-11||--||none||--||replaced Mel Simons (0-12) on May 4|
replaced by Bill Hughes (49-60) on May 22
|1941||West Palm Beach Indians||Florida East Coast League||84-55||1st||none||Lost League Finals|
|1942||Miami Seminoles||Florida East Coast League||12-15||5th||none||League disbanded on May 14|
|1943||Atlanta Crackers||Southern Association||28-45||7th||none||replaced Al Leitz (32-34) on June 30|
|1946||West Palm Beach Indians||Florida International League||38-32||4th||none||Lost League Finals||replaced Shaw Buck (14-11) June 19|
|1947||West Palm Beach Indians||Florida International League||68-86||6th||none|