Eugene A. Desautels
Sport:
Year of Graduation:
Year Inducted:
Baseball, Men's Basketball
1930
1981

Biography

Desautels lettered in both baseball and basketball while a student at Holy Cross from 1926-30. One of the best catchers in school history, he led the Crusaders to a 75-15 record and three straight Eastern Intercollegiate Baseball titles before going on to a 13-season major league career with the Tigers, Philadelphia and the Red Sox.  He had 2012 career major league at bats in 712 games. He passed away in 1994.