Chick-Fil-A Florence Athletic Hall Of Fame
Donald Harris Hood
1969 graduate of Southside High School
Born on October 16, 1949 in Florence
Four sport letterman in High School in baseball, football, basketball & track
MVP as a High School Senior in Baseball & Basketball
Played on State Champion Baseball Team all 4 years of High School, 1966, 67, 68, 69
Signed a Major League Baseball contract in 1969 with the Baltimore Orioles as first draft choice
Played 15 years of Major League baseball with Baltimore Orioles, St. Louis Cardinals, Kansas City Royals, Cleveland Indians and New York Yankees.
Don was nominated by his sister, Cathy Steinert. “Don was an athlete that excelled in baseball, basketball and football and should be considered because of his talent, hard work and dedication to the sport of baseball”.