Glenn, Hubert - Country

Hubert ‘Country’ Glenn

Born: July 13, 1916, in Lewisburg
March 16, 2007, Hickory, NC

Hubert Glenn’s baseball career spanned from the mid-1930s to the 1950’s.  He played for many independent and company teams:

Taylorsville, Lewisville, N.C., Clemmons
Salisbury Yellow Jackets and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.
Bishop Stateliners (coal mining team)
Branham, Kentucky (coal mining team) and Winston-Salem Pond Giants
Lenoir Indians (furniture company team)

His formal “Negro League” career also had him playing on many clubs including:

1943-1945- Philadelphia Stars
1946- Brooklyn Brown Dodgers ( USL )
1947- Philadelphia Stars
1948- New York Black Yankees
1949 Indianapolis Clowns
1950- San Francisco Cubs
1951-1954- Claresholm Meteors ( Alberta, Canada), Canadian Foothills Wheat Belt League, (won League Championship two years); and 1954, Carmanngay Eagles (Canadian Foothills Wheat Belt League, won Carmanngay Baseball Tournament).