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Harry Danning

Harry Danning

MLB (deceased)
Full Name Harry Danning
Nicknames Harry the Horse
Date of Birth 09/06/1911
BirthplaceLos Angeles, CA
Died 11/29/2004
Religion Jewish
Height 6'1
Weight 190
Bats/Throws R/R
(Date unknown)
MLB Debut 07/30/1933
Final MLB Game: 09/25/1942

Career highlights

  • Went 0/1 in his MLB debut, a 5-3 loss to the Boston Braves (7/30/1933)
  • In 10 MLB seasons with the New York Giants, was selected to play in 4 consecutive All-Star Games (1938-41)
  • Was a Top 10 candidate for National League MVP in 1939 and 1940
  • Appeared in starting lineup that featured an all-time record of four Jews (New York Giants, 9/21/1941)
  • Hit for cycle via inside-the-park home run (6/15/1940)
  • Ranked 47th all-time among MLB catchers in percentage of runners caught stealing (46.9%)
  • Younger brother of fellow MLB catcher Ike Danning

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