Rabbit Whitman
Born: Hobart Clinton Whitman
(1897-12-02)December 2, 1897
Tobaccoville, North Carolina
Died: February 1969 (aged 71)
Pfafftown, North Carolina
Batted: Left
Threw: Right

Hobart Clinton "Rabbit" Whitman[1] (December 2, 1897 – February 1969) was an American professional baseball player.


An outfielder, Whitman spent his career in minor league baseball. He spent eleven of his fourteen professional seasons in the International League and was inducted into the International League Hall of Fame in 2008.[2][3]

Personal life

In 1931, Whitman married Agnes Krobath.[4]


  1. ^ Reedy, William T. (14 February 1932). "Rabbit Whitman signs contract for 11th year in int league". news.google.com. Retrieved 2021-01-28.((cite web)): CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  2. ^ http://www.milb.com/documents/2008/10/02/462652/1/Class_of_2008_Bios.pdf[bare URL PDF]
  3. ^ "Bulls to hold first IL Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony on Friday". OurSports Central. 2008-04-15. Retrieved 2021-01-28.
  4. ^ "Rabbit Whitman weds and remains with reading keystone". news.google.com. 3 September 1931. Retrieved 2021-01-28.((cite web)): CS1 maint: url-status (link)