June 1, 1891|
Story City, Iowa
|Died: December 17, 1968
San Antonio, Texas
|May 15, 1911, for the Cincinnati Reds|
|Last MLB appearance|
|September 25, 1926, for the New York Yankees|
He helped the Senators win the 1925 American League Pennant and the Yankees win the 1926 American League Pennant. Severeid finished 6th in voting for the 1924 American League MVP for playing in 137 Games and having 432 At Bats, 37 Runs, 133 Hits, 23 Doubles, 2 Triples, 4 Home Runs, 48 RBI, 1 Stolen Base, 36 Walks, .308 Batting Average, .362 On-base percentage, .398 Slugging Percentage, 172 Total Bases and 31 Sacrifice Hits.
In 15 seasons he played in 1,390 Games and had 4,312 At Bats, 408 Runs, 1,245 Hits, 204 Doubles, 42 Triples, 17 Home Runs, 539 RBI, 35 Stolen Bases, 331 Walks, .289 Batting Average, .342 On-base percentage, .367 Slugging Percentage, 1,584 Total Bases and 125 Sacrifice Hits. He is also the Baltimore Orioles Career Leader in At Bats per Strikeout (27.8).
Severeid spent over a quarter century as a scout, for the Chicago Cubs (1943) and Boston Red Sox from 1944. In 1941, he co-authored the book Play Ball! Advice for Young Ballplayers with Charles Edward Chapman (1880-1941). He died in San Antonio, Texas in 1966 at the age of 77. 
- Play ball! : Advice for young ballplayers by Charles E. (Al) Chapman and Henry L. (Hank) Severeid with foreword by Bill McKechnie (New York: Harper & Brothers, c1941)