Henry Emmett Manush
Born: July 20, 1901, Tuscumbia, Alabama
Died: May 12, 1971, Sarasota, Florida
Detroit Tigers (1923-1927), St. Louis Browns (1928-1930), Washington Senators (1930-1935), Boston Red Sox (1936), Brooklyn Dodgers (1937-1938), Pittsburgh Pirates (1938-1939)
Elected to the Hall of Fame by Veterans Committee: 1964
This Day in Baseball History
On June 18, 1938, Babe Ruth signs a contract to coach with the Brooklyn Dodgers. “The Babe” dons a Dodger uniform the next day, entertains observers with a batting demonstration, and works the third-base coaching box.