Miller Huggins
Miller Huggins

Position:
Baseball

Inducted:
1977


  • Captain of the 1900 UC baseball team and played a key role as a player and organizer of the school's baseball teams at the turn of the century.
  • Embarked on a 13-season career in the professional ranks, playing for the Cincinnati Reds (1904-09) and the St. Louis Cardinals (1910-16), finishing with a lifetime batting average of .265.
  • Served as player-manager of the Cardinals beginning in 1913.
  • Became manager of the New York Yankees in 1918, where during his 12 seasons he coached the Bronx Bombers to six American League pennants and three World Series titles.
  • Elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1964.
  • UC Athletic Hall of Fame 1977.