Hurter “Red” Redmond

The “Babe Ruth” of the sport and a big gate attraction, the big right handed firefighter was the most prolific homerun hitter of the Windy City League during the 40s. His MVP season was in ‘4 when he lead the league in hits, avg. and 31 HRs. . leading Mid.: Motors to their first of two Windy City titles. Also a member of the Witt Hanley Yankee championship teams. He was so good the St. Pat’s High School star was an original member of the Chicago American Hall of Fame created in ’62. Perennial all star in the WCL. Famous cover photo for the ’48 Championship program held at Comiskey included Red and DiMaggio shaking hands. Deceased.