Harris, (Stanley Raymond) “Bucky”(1896–1977) baseball player/manager; born in Port Jervis, N.Y. As an outstanding second baseman for the Washington Senators, he was made a player-manager in 1924 at age 27, earning him the title of "boy wonder." During his 29 years as manager (1924–56), mostly with the Senators and Detroit Tigers, he won three league pennants and two world championships. He was elected to baseball's Hall of Fame in 1975.
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