Edward Whitner
Edward Whitner
Induction Year: 1988
Class: 1940
Sport: Baseball
  • Played only two seasons at Rollins, batting .400 and fielding at .981 in ’35 and batting .360 in ’36.
  • Played end on the ’35 football team, receiving All-State honors
  • Signed a professional baseball contract in 1936 with the New York Yankees
  • He made it to the big league team in 1942 and 1944, and went on to an outstanding 20-year career in professional baseball.