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Athletic Hall of Fame

Harry Stathe

Harry Stathe


At Rochester:

  • 3 year starter in baseball and football on the River Campus
  • Starting centerfielder for the baseball team who compiled a career average of .308
  • Started at cornerback with the football team in all 3 seasons with the varsity
  • Also started at halfback for 2 seasons
  • Member of the Dean's List as a junior and senior
  • Member of DKE fraternity
  • Before coming to the University, he started at halfback for the football team and in centerfield for baseball at East High School
  • Selected to the All-City baseball team in 1944-45
  • Started in both football (halfback) and baseball (centerfield) at Manlius Military School (1946)
  • Entered military service and was the starting centerfielder on the All-Koreas Baseball Championship Team in 1948


  • Worked for 3 years at the A.O. Smith Corporation and 34 years at Eastman Kodak Company
  • His last assignment at Eastman Kodak was a manufacturing supervisor
  • Worked on the Board of Trustees of the Greek Orthodox Church on East Avenue for 16 years-he was the treasurer when construction started in 1957 and headed 2 building drives that eliminated the mortgage
  • Later served 2 terms as Church President