Bucky Harris

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Birthdate 11/8/1896
Death Date 11/8/1977
Debut Year 1919
Year of Induction 1975
Teams Phillies, Red Sox, Senators, Tigers, Yankees
Positions Manager, Second Base

In 1924 Bucky Harris became the Senators player-manager. That same season at 27, “The Boy Wonder” led them to their only WS title in DC.

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1933 Who's Who in Baseball page signed by Harris

1933 Who's Who in Baseball page signed by Harris

By 1933, Harris was two year into retirement as a player and still going strong as manager of the Tigers. Harris guided five teams in his 29-year managerial career, winning three American League pennants and two World Series titles. Though his 2,158 career wins rank seventh
Cecil Travis reflects on Bucky Harris

Cecil Travis reflects on Bucky Harris

Cecil Travis had his best years while playing for Bucky Harris and the Senators. Especially outstanding was Travis’ 1941 campaign in which he led the league in hits in a season that Ted Williams hit .406 and Joe DiMaggio hit in 56 straight. Here Travis recalls Harris, saying, “He was a v

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