Gabby Hartnett

Gabby Hartnett

About Gabby Hartnett

Charles Leo 'Gabby' Hartnett (December 20, 1900 December 20, 1972) was an American professional baseball player and manager. He played almost his entire career in Major League Baseball as a catcher for the Chicago Cubs from 1922 to 1940. He spent the final season of his career as a player-coach for the New York Giants in 1941. After his playing career, he continued his involvement in baseball as a coach and as a minor league manager.