Henry "Dutch" Dotterer

Inducted in 1992

  • Born and raised in Liverpool, New York.
  • 1924: Played baseball for Le Moyne College, Liverpool Legion and the Northside Nine.
  • 1926: Participated with the New Process Gear semi-pro team.
  • 1927: Played baseball and football for Dean Academy.
  • 1929: Played baseball at New York University
  • 1929: Signed contract with the St. Louis Cardinals. Played with Dansville (3 -1 League), Rochester (International League) and Brown – Lipe Chapin (Semi-pro industrial league).
  • 1930: Spring training with St. Louis Cardinals.
  • 1930: Played for Ft. Wayne and Richmond of the Central League. Overall batting average: .325.
  • 1931: Byrne Seiberlings – Post Standard League.
  • 1932: Akron/Dayton, Central League.
  • 1933: Spring training Brooklyn Dodgers. Injured, playing career ended.
  • 1945 - 1948: Scout for Syracuse Chiefs.
  • 1949 - 1961: Scout for Cincinnati Reds.
  • 1961 - 1974: Scout for Cleveland Indians.
  • 1977 - 1985 : Scout for New York Yankees.
  • 1991: Died, buried in Assumption Cemetery.

    Awards and Achievements – Honored for 50 years of service to baseball by the Commissioner's Office. Elected to Dean Academy Hall of Fame. Member of Syracuse Turner, Pastime Athletic Club, Metropolitan Opera Guild, Audobon Society. ECAS College football official.

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