Herbert Bryan Crompton
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 6' 0", Weight 185 lb.
- Debut April 26, 1937
- Final Game September 12, 1945
- Born November 7, 1911 in Taylor Ridge, IL USA
- Died August 5, 1963 in Moline, IL USA
Herb Crompton was a catcher in the majors with the Washington Senators in 1937 and the New York Yankees in 1945, batting .196 in 38 games. He is better known for his minor league career, which lasted 18 seasons. In one of his best minor league seasons, he hit .339, highest on the team, for the 1940 Savannah Indians. He also managed four years. Additionally, he played for the semipro Muscatine Red Sox.  The SABR biography of Cy Slapnicka indicates that Crompton was signed by Slapnicka.
Year-by-Year Managerial Record
|1948||Charleston Rebels||South Atlantic League||87-65||1st||Atlanta Crackers||Lost in 1st round|
|1949||Charleston Rebels||South Atlantic League||38-54||--||Chicago White Sox||--||Replaced by Albert Fisher (30-29) on July 19|
|Burlington Bees||Carolina League||26-26||4th||Charleston Rebels||League Champs||Replaced Buddy Bates (46-46) on July 22|
|1950||Burlington Bees||Carolina League||83-70||3rd||none||Lost League Finals|
|1952||Drummondville Cubs||Provincial League||57-68||5th||Washington Senators|