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Harry Williams

Inducted as an executive

Born: April 20, 1878 in Des Moines, IA
Died: June 14, 1953 in Los Angeles, CA

Notes: Williams began his career covering baseball for the Los Angeles Express before moving over to the Los Angeles Tribune. After his time with the Tribune, Williams became a baseball and boxing feature writer for the Los Angeles Times, where he remained until the first World War. In 1924, Williams became the President of the Pacific Coast League, the seventh in PCL history. His term as league president ended in 1931 and he would later return to the PCL as the league's Publicity Director in 1935 and the league secretary the following year in 1936, where he served in that capacity until his death in 1953.