Jesse DannaBaseball Player
Jesuit High School/New Orleans Pelicans, 1933-49
Outstanding athlete at Jesuit High School where he was all‑city and all‑state in baseball as a southpaw pitcher. He later won fame as a pitcher for the New Orleans Pelicans in the Southern Association (Class AA) between 1941‑45. He holds the distinction of being the Pelicans’ last 20‑game winner, compiling a 22‑10 record in 1943.