Harry Bartell


Originally born in Chicago, Bartell relocated to California in 1908 and was a long-time Alameda resident. He was also the father of baseball great Dick Bartell.

A fine player in his own right, Bartell played local amateur/semi-pro baseball for a number of years with a number of different teams (see below).

After his playing days he served as an Alameda County Supervisor from 1938-55. He was also a member of the Alameda Elks and Alameda Masons.


Team/Year(s) Played

Fruitvale, 1908-10

Hayward Cubs, 1909

Alameda Alerts, 1911

Alameda Models, 1912

Cycle-Arms, 1913

Alamedans, 1914

International Bankers, 1915

Great Western Power 1916-17