Hood was raised in Morrilton, AR.2
Hood played with Jackie Robinson on the 1945 Kansas City Monarchs. He may have joined the team through his connection with Monarch's pitcher Booker McDaniels, who was also from the Morrilton area. Hood occasionally drove the Kansas City Monarchs team bus.3
Hood died on February 9th, 1978 in Kansas City, MO.4
Statistics at Baseball-Reference.com.
3. Voices from the Negro Leagues: Conversations with 52 Baseball Standouts of the Period 1924-1960, by Brent Kelley
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