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Hall of Famers

Hall of Famers

Thirty-eight members of the National Baseball Hall of Fame have played or managed in the original Southern League 1885-99 (OSL), the Southern Association 1901-61 (SA), or the modern Southern League 1964-present (SL). They are listed below.

Luis Aparicio -- Memphis, SA, 1955
Luke Appling -- Atlanta, SA, 1930; Mgr-Memphis, SA, 1951-53, 1959
Fred Clarke -- Montgomery, OSL, 1883-94
Kiki Cuyler -- Nashville, SA, 1923, Mgr-Chattanooga, SA, 1939-41, Mgr-Atlanta, SA, 1945-48
Bill Dickey -- Little Rock, SA, 1925-26, 1928
Rollie Fingers -- Birmingham, SL, 1967-68
Tom Glavine -- Greenville, SL, 1986
Burleigh Grimes -- Chattanooga, SA, 1913-14, Birmingham, SA, 1914-16
Trevor Hoffman -- Chattanooga, SL, 1991-92
Rogers Hornsby -- Chattanooga, SA, 1939
Waite Hoyt -- Memphis, SA, 1917, Nashville, SA, 1918
Reggie Jackson -- Birmingham, SL, 1967
Travis Jackson -- Little Rock, SA, 1921-22
Ferguson Jenkins -- Chattanooga, SL, 1964
Randy Johnson -- Jacksonville, SL, 1987
Chipper Jones -- Greenville, SL, 1992
Harmon Killebrew -- Chattanooga, SA, 1957-58
Tony La Russa -- Birmingham, SL, 1965, 1967; Mobile, SL, 1966, Mgr.-Knoxville, SL, 1978 
Bob Lemon -- New Orleans, SA, 1939
Al Lopez -- Atlanta, SA, 1929
Ted Lyons -- Mgr-Memphis, SA, 1955
Rube Marquard -- Birmingham, SA 1927
Eddie Mathews -- Atlanta, SA, 1950-51
Joe McGinnity -- Montgomery, OSL, 1893
Eddie Murray -- Charlotte, SL, 1976
Kid Nichols -- Memphis, OSL, 1888
Tim Raines -- Memphis, SL, 1979
Cal Ripken, Jr. -- Charlotte, SL, 1979-80
Ryne Sandberg -- Orlando, SL, 1993, Mgr-Tennessee, SL, 2009
Joe Sewell -- New Orleans, SA, 1920
John Smoltz -- Greenville, SL, 1998-99, 2001; Mississippi, SL, 2008
Billy Southworth -- Mgr-Memphis, SA, 1936-38
Tris Speaker -- Little Rock, SA, 1908
Casey Stengel -- Montgomery, SA, 1912
Frank Thomas -- Birmingham, SL, 1990
Pie Traynor -- Birmingham, SA, 1921
Dazzy Vance -- Memphis, SA, 1917-18
Hoyt Wilhelm -- Coach, Nashville, SL, 1982-84