Hughie Jennings

#133968
Most Popular
Boost
Birthday
2, 1869
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Feb 1, 1928 (58)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
2, 1869
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Feb 1, 1928 (58)

About

Hall of Fame player and coach known for his rough-and-tumble style and colorful antics.

Before Fame

When necessary, he allowed himself to get hit by pitches, which once rendered him unconscious for three days.

Trivia

He would stand in the third-base coaching box and yell 'Ee-Yah!' to distract opposing players.

Family Life

His mother was Scottish and his father was from Galway in western England.

Associated With

He managed the great Ty Cobb when he was with the Detroit Tigers.