Harry Huston

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Harry Huston
Harry Huston.jpg
Sport(s) College football
Current position
Team Southwestern College (Kansas)
Biographical details
Born October 14, 1883
Bellefontaine, Ohio
Died October 16, 1969
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1904 Southwestern
Head coaching record
Overall 3-4-0 (0.42857)

Harry Emanuel Kress Huston was a professional baseball player and college football coach in the United States.

Baseball career[edit]

University of Kansas[edit]

Huston played for the University of Kansas baseball team in Lawrence, Kansas from 1902 until 1906.[1]

Philadelphia Phillies[edit]

Harry Huston
Born: (1883-10-02)October 2, 1883
Bellefontaine, Ohio
Died: October 13, 1969(1969-10-13) (aged 85)
Blackwell, Oklahoma
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 3, 1906 for the Philadelphia Phillies
Last MLB appearance
September 19, 1906 for the Philadelphia Phillies
Career statistics
Batting average .000
Games played 2
At bats 4

Huston made his major league debut as a catcher with the Philadelphia Phillies on September 3, 1906 and played his final major league game on September 19, 1906.[2] His teammates included Hall of Famers Hugh Duffy and Kid Nichols.[3] His short professional career consisted of four at bats, no hits, and one base on balls.[4] He continued to pursue his baseball career in the minor leagues[5] and he had previously played professionally under an assumed name[6] of "Corbin" so he could continue to play in college as well.[7]

Coaching history[edit]

Huston was the second football coach for the Southwestern College Moundbuilders in Winfield, Kansas and held that position for one year, coaching the 1904 season. His overall coaching record at Southwesterns was 3 wins, 4 losses, and 0 ties. As of completion of the 2007 season, he ranks 24th at Southwestern in terms of total wins and 19th at Southwestern in terms of total winning percentage.[8]


Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
1905 Chilocco Indian School  ?? • ?? L 0–12  
1905 University JC (OK)  ?? • ?? L 0–12  
1905 University JC (OK)  ?? • ?? W 5–0  
1905 Winfield High School  ?? • ?? W 12–0  
1905 Winfield High School  ?? • ?? L 0–5  
1905 Sumner County HS  ?? • ?? W 6–0  
1905 Wichita State  ?? • ?? L 0–11  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game.

Table reference[9]


  1. ^ Baseball Reference University of Kansas Baseball Players in the Major Leagues
  2. ^ BaseballReference.com Harry Huston
  3. ^ Baseball Reference Oracle Database Players 1 step from Harry Huston
  4. ^ NY Future Stars Harry Huston :: C
  5. ^ Lowell Sun "Lowell Basebaall History", August 26, 2008
  6. ^ "Pirates Start Light Training". The Pittsburg Press. March 15, 1906. Retrieved 1 November 2010. 
  7. ^ "New Men for the Pirates". The Pittsburg Press. August 13, 1906. Retrieved 1 November 2010. 
  8. ^ Southwestern College Football Records
  9. ^ DeLassus, David. "Southwestern College Coaching Records". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved 2 November 2010. 

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