Harry “Popeye” Craft

College Career

Mississippi College (1931-1935)

• Letttered in football, basketball, baseball and track

• Mississippi College Sports Hall of Fame (’73)


Pro Baseball Career

Cincinnati Reds (1937-1943)

• National League Champions (’38)

• World Champions (’40)

• All Star Team, American and National Leagues

• Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame (’63)

Kansas City Royals (1946-1948)

• Player (’46-’47)

• Coach (’48)

American League, National League, and Texas League (1948-1992)

• Manager, Coach, Field Coordinator and Scout

• Texas Baseball Hall of Fame (’85)


Did You Know?

Harry Craft led all National League outfielders in 1938 with 436 putouts.

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