Harold Baines (Chicago White Sox)

SABR Live Oral History Interview: Harold Baines

Join us for a live SABR Oral History interview with Hall of Famer Harold Baines on Tuesday, June 18.

Baseball fans, join us for a special virtual event at 6:00 p.m. Eastern on Tuesday, June 18, 2024: a live SABR Oral History interview with Baseball Hall of Fame inductee and Chicago White Sox great Harold Baines.

All fans are invited to attend this interview session on Zoom, which will be conducted by Oral History Committee chair John McMurray. The interview will be recorded and added to SABR’s Oral History Collection archive afterward.

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Baines played for 22 seasons in the major leagues from 1980 to 2001. He was the No. 1 pick in the 1977 amateur draft by the Chicago White Sox, helped lead them to the 1983 American League West Division crown, and his number 3 was retired by the club. He also played in the postseason with the Oakland A’s, Baltimore Orioles, and Cleveland Indians, retiring with 2,866 career hits, 384 home runs, and 1,628 RBIs.

The SABR Oral History Collection includes more than 750 interviews conducted with ballplayers (Major Leagues, Minor Leagues, Negro Leagues, AAGBBL), executives, scouts, authors, writers, broadcasters, and other figures of historical baseball significance. Learn more at SABR.org/oralhistory.

Originally published: May 29, 2024. Last Updated: May 29, 2024.