Grady Hatton

#146333
Most Popular
Boost
Birthday
7, 1922
Birthplace
Beaumont, TX
Death Date
Apr 11, 2013 (90)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
7, 1922
Birthplace
Beaumont, TX
Death Date
Apr 11, 2013 (90)

About

Spent 12 seasons in the major leagues as an infielder, earning a spot on the MLB All-Star team with the Cincinnati Reds in 1952. He served as manager of the Houston Astros from 1966 to 1968.

Before Fame

He was a standout player with the University of Texas in the early 1940s, and enlisted in the Army Air Force, spending three years at Greensboro teaching physical training.

Trivia

He compiled 1,068 career hits while batting .254 in his 15 MLB seasons.

Family Life

He was born in Beaumont, Texas.

Associated With

Art Howe later became coach of the Houston Astros.