Louis "Dutch" LegettBaseball, 1919-35
Warren Easton High School/Major League Baseball

Inducted: 1983

  • Played football, baseball, basketball and track at Warren Easton from 1919-22.
  • Selected all-state in baseball and football and held the state shot-put record for 15 years.
  • Began six-year professional baseball career with Macon in the Sally League and continued with the Boston Braves (1929) and Boston Red Sox (1933-35).
  • Played a total of 68 games, primarily as a catcher, in the Major Leagues.
  • Was traded by the Chicago Cubs organization in 1928 as part of a package which brought future Hall-of-Famer Rogers Hornsby to the Cubs.
  • Served as director of the New Orleans Recreation Department.
  • Born June 1, 1901 in New Orleans and died March 6, 1988 at the age of 86 in New Orleans.