Harry Huston

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Harry Huston
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Sport(s) Football, baseball
Biographical details
Born (1883-10-02)October 2, 1883
Bellefontaine, Ohio
Died October 13, 1969(1969-10-13) (aged 85)
Blackwell, Oklahoma
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1904 Southwestern
Head coaching record
Overall 3–4

Harry Emanuel Kress Huston (October 14, 1883 – October 16, 1969) was an American professional baseball player and college football coach.

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
MLB 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 career[edit]

Huston was the second football coach at Southwestern College in Winfield, Kansas and held that position for one year, coaching the 1904 season. His coaching record at Southwesterns was 3–4.[8]


  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 Baseball 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