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Hooper, Harry b. August 24, 1887 d. December 18, 1974 Hall of Fame Major League Baseball Player. He was educated as a civil engineer when the lure of big money led him to sign with the Boston Red Sox for $2,850 in 1909. Extremely popular with teammates, fans and even opponents, he was the right fielder in the fabled "Boston Million Dollar Outfield" that included, Tris Speaker and Duffy Lewis. He invented the famous rump slide to snare short flies and stop with his body those he could not reach. His strong, accurate arm accounted for 150 of the...[Read More] (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Our Lady of Mount Carmel Cemetery, Aptos, Santa Cruz County, California, USA