Harry Danning (September 6, 1911 – November 29, 2004), was an American professional baseball player. He played his entire Major League Baseball career as a catcher for the New York Giants, and was considered to be both an excellent hitter and one of the top defensive catchers of his era. He batted and threw right-handed and was a member of the National League all-star team in 1938, 1939, 1940, and 1941. Danning, who was Jewish, was nicknamed "Harry The Horse" for Damon Runyon's Broadway character. He attended Los Angeles High School in Los Angeles. His brother, Ike Danning, played for the St. Louis Browns in 1928.
By Dean Hanley
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