Celebrating 100 Years of Oakland Technical High School
Daniel “Bud” Hafey ’29
Bud Hafey was a Major League baseball outfielder for three seasons with the Chicago White Sox, Pittsburgh Pirates, Cincinnati Reds, and Philadelphia Phillies. At age 15, Bud was the left fielder on Oakland’s 1928 Montgomery Wards American Legion national championship club. Hafey was the first of three brothers to graduate from Tech (Tom “The Arm,” ’31 and Will, ’38) and to go on to play professional baseball.