John T. “Johnny” Montgomery


Born: November 26, 1897

Died: June 14, 1989

Hometown: Delhi, LA

Year of Induction: 1974

 

College Career

Ole Miss (1920-1924)

• Captain, football, basketball, baseball teams (’23)

• Track (’24)

 

Pro Baseball Career

• Knoxville, Appalachian League (1924)

• Corinth, Tri-States League (’25)

• Laurel, Cotton States League (’26)

• Hattiesburg, Cotton States League (’27)

 

Coaching Career

• Rosedale High School (1924-1926)

• Marks High School (1927-1929)

• Shelby High School (1929-1933)

• Money Consolidated School (1933-1941)

• West Consolidated School (1950-1960)

 

Did You Know?

Johnny Montgomery was president of his junior law class (’22-’23) and vice president of the student body (’23-’24) at Ole Miss, where he earned LL.B., B.A.E., and M.A. degrees.

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