J.L. (Skeeter) Webb

Skeeter WebbBorn: November 4, 1909
Died: July 8, 1986
Hometown: Meridian, MS
Year of Induction: 1978


College Career

Ole Miss (1928-1931)


Pro Baseball Career

St. Louis Cardinals (1932)
Cleveland Indians (1938-1939)
Chicago White Sox (1940-1944)
Detroit Tigers (1945-1947)

– World Series Champions (’45)

Philadelphia Athletics (1948)

Did You Know?

Skeeter Webb and fellow Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame member Eric McNail grew up together in Meridian, Mississippi. A slick-fielding shortstop, Webb fielded the last out for the Detroit Tigers in the 1945 World Series.