Hal B. “Sheriff” Lee


College Career

Mississippi College (1924-1928)

• Played football (’25-’27), basketball (’25-’27), and baseball (’25-’28)

• Captain of the football team (’27)

• Captain of the baseball team (’28)


Pro Baseball Career

• Brooklyn Dodgers (1930)

• Philadelphia Phillies (1930-1933)

• Boston Braves (1933-1936)

• New York Giants (1936-1937)

• Dallas, Texas League (1939-1940)

• Dallas, Texas League, Player and Manager (1940)


Did You Know?

Although Lee was a successfull professional baseball player, his favorite sport was football. A career .275 hitter, he batted .303 twice.

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