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 Stanley Raymond “Bucky” Harris

Stanley Raymond “Bucky” Harris

Birth
Port Jervis, Orange County, New York, USA
Death 8 Nov 1977 (aged 81)
Bethesda, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA
Burial Hughestown, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 3698 · View Source
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Hall of Fame Major League Baseball Player and Manager. He spent seven different decades in the Majors as a player, manager, executive, and scout. He started playing baseball for the Washington Senators in 1919, and, in 1924 (at the age of 27), he took over as player-manager of that team. He hit .333 with two home runs to lead the Senators to an AL pennant and World Series title that year, and then led them to another AL pennant flag the following year. He also managed the Tigers, Red Sox and Phillies, and led the Yankees to a World Championship in 1947. In his later baseball years, he served as an assistant General Manager, General Manager, and a scout. He won 2,159 games in 29 years as a manager, is ranked sixth in All-time wins for a manager, and was elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1975 by the Veterans Committee.

Bio by: Patrick Whitney


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  • Added: 20 Oct 1998
  • Find A Grave Memorial 3698
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Stanley Raymond “Bucky” Harris (8 Nov 1896–8 Nov 1977), Find A Grave Memorial no. 3698, citing Saint Peter's Lutheran Cemetery, Hughestown, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .