Harry Hooper

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Hooper in 1915

Harry Bartholomew Hooper (August 24, 1887 – December 18, 1974) was an American baseball player. He played as a right fielder. He batted left-handed and threw right-handed. He played for the Boston Red Sox (1909–1920) and the Chicago White Sox (1921–1925) of Major League Baseball (MLB). He is one of only two members of four different Red Sox World Series championship teams (1912, 1915, 1916, 1918). He was added to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1971.

Hooper was born in Bell Station, California. He married Esther Henchy in 1912. The couple had three children, John, Harry Jr. and Marie.[1]

Hooper died on December 18, 1974 in Santa Cruz, California. He was 87.

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  1. Porter, David L. (2000). Biographical Dictionary of American Sports: G-P. Greenwood Publishing Group. pp. 688–689. ISBN 9780313311758.

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