Morgan c. 1935
|Born: June 6, 1910|
|Died: September 20, 1991 (aged 81)|
|April 19, 1935, for the Detroit Tigers|
|Last MLB appearance|
|September 29, 1938, for the Detroit Tigers|
Chester Collins Morgan (June 6, 1910 – September 20, 1991), nicknamed "Chick," was an American baseball player and manager. He played Major League Baseball, principally as a center fielder, for the Detroit Tigers during the 1935 and 1938 seasons.
In April 1935, Morgan made his Major League Baseball debut with the Detroit Tigers. During the 1935 season, Morgan appeared in 14 games for the Tigers and compiled a .174 batting average and a .321 on-base percentage in 28 plate appearances.
In 1938, Morgan returned to Major League Baseball with the Tigers. He appeared in 74 games for the 1938 Tigers, including 69 games as the team's starting center fielder. He compiled a .284 batting average and .330 on-base percentage in 1938. He played in 88 games for the Tigers in his career and had a batting average of .277 with a .330 on-base percentage.
Although he appeared in his last major league game in 1938, he continued to play in the minors until 1950. He played for the Louisville Colonels from 1939 to 1943, the Toronto Maple Leafs from 1944 to 1946, and the Clarksdale Planters from 1948 to 1950. He also served as Clarksdale's manager from 1948 to 1950.
- "Chet Morgan Major League Statistics". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 24, 2016.
- "Chet Morgan Minor League Statistics". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 24, 2016.
- "Chet Morgan New Manager of Bucks". The Delta Democrat-Times. May 8, 1953. p. 1.