Harry Hughes (minors03)

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Harry J. Hughes

  • Bats Left, Throws Left
  • Height 5' 9", Weight 195 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]

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[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs Notes
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

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