Eugene Hancock

Eugene J. Hancock,.1 born July 25th, 19302 in Arkansas,3 was a Negro League baseball player with the Memphis Red Sox in 1954. He was the brother of LeRoy Handcock and Eddie Handcock.


Hancock was the son of farmers John Handcock and Felma (nee Norrington) Handcock. He was raised near Forrest City, AR.4

Hancock may have played with the Memphis Red Sox early in the 1954 season.5 6

Hancock died on March 3rd, 2013.7 He was buried in Clark Cemetery in Caldwell, AR.8


"Eugene Hancock, a youngster from Forest City, Ark., will be stationed in center field."9