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Harry Craft at center field
Description: Reverse reads: "Harry Craft. Red center fielder at Cincinnati, Ohio." This is a photo of Harry Craft, a Cincinnati Reds center fielder, running for a fly ball at Crosley Field in Cincinnati, Ohio. Craft was a center fielder for the Cincinnati Reds from 1937-1942. In 1938 he caught an important fly ball that led to Johnny Vander Meer consecutively pitching 2 no-hit games. After joining the navy in 1942, Craft turned to managing and over the course of his career worked as a coach or manager for the Kansas City Athletics, the Chicago Cubs and the Houston Colt .45s. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: SA1039AV_B13F01_002_001
Subjects: Cincinnati Reds (Baseball team); Center fielders (Baseball); Baseball players; Crosley Field (Cincinnati, Ohio)--History--Pictorial works; Ohio--History--Pictorial works; Federal Writers' Project.
Places: Cincinnati (Ohio); Hamilton County (Ohio)