Stewart Edward Hofferth
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 6' 2", Weight 195 lb.
- Debut April 19, 1944
- Final Game June 15, 1946
- Born January 27, 1913 in Logansport, IN USA
- Died March 7, 1994 in Valparaiso, IN USA
Catcher Stew Hofferth played for the 1944-46 Boston Braves. He was thirty-one when he made his major league debut.
Hofferth frequently hit over .300 in the minors, with a notable .365 for Valdosta, where he was also the manager. He managed four different seasons in the minors.
June 6, 1937: In Knoxville, (TN) Vols catcher Stewart Hofferth hits three successive homers over the left field wall.
August 9, 1938: The Vols receive $25,000 and two players to be named later from the Brooklyn Dodgers for pitcher Will Crouch (14-7) and catcher Stewart Hofferth. Both will report to the Dodgers next spring.
Year-by-Year Managerial Record
|1940||Americus Pioneers||Georgia-Florida League||5th||Brooklyn Dodgers||replaced Bernie DeViveiros 6/12|
|1941||Valdosta Trojans||Georgia-Florida League||85-51||2nd||Brooklyn Dodgers||Lost in 1st round|
|1942||Valdosta Trojans||Georgia-Florida League||--||Brooklyn Dodgers||--||replaced by Clancy Odell|
|1948||Cambridge Dodgers||Eastern Shore League||4th||Brooklyn Dodgers||Lost League Finals||replaced Bob Vickery June 22|