Samuel Harding "Sam" Hairston

Samuel Harding "Sam" Hairston (HM2LKO)

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N 33° 19.035', W 88° 26.374'

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Sam Hairston was born on January 20, 1920, in this area. In 1944, shortly after returning from service in World War II, Hairston began his baseball career with the Birmingham Black Barons and the Indianapolis Clowns of the Negro League as an infielder and catcher. Winning the Negro Leagues Triple Crown in 1950, Hairston made his Major League debut on July 21, 1951, with the Chicago White Sox. After fifty-three years in baseball, Sam Hairston died on October 31, 1997.
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Year Placed2010
Placed ByMississippi Department of Archives and History
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Date Added Monday, October 7th, 2019 at 11:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 365999 N 3687382
Decimal Degrees33.31725000, -88.43956667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 19.035', W 88° 26.374'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 19' 2.1" N, 88° 26' 22.44" W
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