12-time American League batting champion and longtime Detroit Tiger who retired with the 12th best batting average in MLB history.
He went to the same high school as Hall of Fame shortstop Joe Cronin.
He is one of the very few players in history who ended a season with a .400 batting average.
He had one son, Harry Jr., and a daughter, Mary Ellen, with Mary Maynes, whom he married in October of 1920.
He once beat Babe Ruth and won an American League batting title.