MUSEUM WILL BE CLOSED STARTING APRIL 25 THROUGH MAY 18 TO PREPARE FOR THE 47TH ANNUAL INDUCTION BANQUET WEEKEND MAY 15-16.
Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Closed Saturday & Sunday
$4 Senior Citizens (60 and over)
Groups of 10 or more get $1 off each admission.
Harry William "The Hat" Walker
Class of 1978
Born: 10/22/1918 Died: 8/8/1999 Birthplace: Pascagoula, MS
Harry William Walker was born in Pascagoula, Mississippi on October 22, 1918. "Little Dixie" followed his brother Fred (ASHOF Class of Ď73) into baseball and played 22 years and coached another 20 or more years. "The Hat" was versatile, playing infield and outfield and was associated with Philadelphia, Cincinnati, Pittsburgh, Houston, the Chicago Cubs-and most of his playing years-St. Louis. He was the National League batting champion in 1947 with a .363 batting average. In 1979, he went to the University of Alabama at Birmingham as their first baseball coach and retired in 1986. He is deceased.