Doc Daugherty, Baseball player, died at 87

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Dead. Harold Ray “Doc” Daugherty, born on October 12, 1927 and died August 15, 2015, he was an American professional baseball player and manager, and high school football head coach.

A shortstop in minor league baseball, he made one appearance as a pinch hitter in the Major Leagues for the Detroit Tigers in 1951.

In it, he struck out against Billy Pierce of the Chicago White Sox on April 22.

A native of Weirton, West Virginia, Daugherty attended Ohio State University, where he played football.

After his baseball playing career ended, he became a teacher and coach in West Virginia and Ohio, and also managed the Short Season-Class A Duluth-Superior Dukes for the 1965 season.

Detroit Tigers, Doc Daugherty baseball player died on August 1, 2015 at age 87.