Herman Arthur Hedderick
January 10, 1930
August 20, 2014
1945-46 Mill Creek High School - Pennsylvania (High School)
1946-47 Mill Creek High School - Pennsylvania (High School)
1949-50 Canisius College (College)
1950-51 Canisius College (College)
1951-52 Canisius College (College)
1954-55 New York Knicks (NBA)
Born to Raymond and Katheryn Hedderick, Herm grew up in Erie, Pennsylvania,
Hedderick played both baseball and basketball while at Canisius. He was drafted by the Celtics in the 1952 NBA Draft and was also signed by the Cincinnati Reds that year, pitching for their Class B team in Salisbury. After serving in the military in the Korean War, he was traded to the Knicks in the 1954-55 season and appeared in five games. He would play one more season of minor league baseball with the Reds farm system in 1955, too.
He and his wife, Sally, had a son and a daughter.
Minor League Baseball Stats