Spence Harris

Birthdate 8/12/1900
Death Date 7/3/1982
Debut Year 1924
Year of Induction
Teams Athletics, MiLB, Senators, White Sox
Positions Outfield, Pinch Hitter

Though he played 4 MLB seasons, Spence Harris holds the minor league record for hits, runs, and doubles. He finished with 3,632 hits as a pro.

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In the collection:

Spence Harris had one of the best minor league careers of all time

Spence Harris had one of the best minor league careers of all time

In the collection is a season pass for the 1979 Minnesota Twins issued to Spence Harris. Harris played 26 seasons in the minor leagues, hitting .330 in his final season as a 47-year-old outfielder for the Yakima Packers in 1948. He holds the all-time minor league records for at
Spence Harris remained close to the game for all of his life

Spence Harris remained close to the game for all of his life

Many fans would love to have a pass allowing them into every home game of their hometown team. This one was issued by Minnesota to Spence Harris in 1979. Shown here is the reverse of the pass that states, “The American League Baseball Club (Minnesota Twins) is pleased to issue this pass to yo

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