Charles Leo “Gabby” Hartnett (December 20, 1900 - December 20, 1972) was the catcher for the Chicago Cubs for 19 seasons from 1922-1940 and served and served as player/manager for his final therein a Cubs uniform. Called Gabby, due to his lack of communication or quiet nature, Hartnett made noise with his fielding ability, leading the NL in assists and fielding percentage six times, and his bat, hitting for a career .297 with 1,912 hits, 236 home runs and 1,179 RBI. Hartnett is most notably remembered offensively hitting a home run in near-darkness to help the Cubs win their fourth pennant, known as the “Homer in the Gloamin’”. Gabby Hartnett won four National League pennants with the Cubs, was a six-time selection to the All-Star game and won the 1935 national League Most Valuable Player award. Charles Leo “Gabby” Hartnett was elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1955.