Henry Manush

Henry Manush (1901-1971), a native of Tuscumbia, Colbert County, began his 17-year Major League Baseball career in 1923 with the Detroit Tigers. He later played for the St. Louis Browns, the Washington Senators, the Boston Red Sox, the Brooklyn Dodgers, and the Pittsburgh Pirates. In 1964, Manush was the first native Alabamian inducted into the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame.

Courtesy of the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame