Jesse Hatten


Jesse Hatten ("Bo"), born December 25th in Arkadelphia, AR,1 2 3 was a Negro baseball player with the Butte Colored Giants from 1934-1936.


Hatten with Butte, 1934.
Hatten with Butte, 1934.
Hatten was the son of Jesse Hatten Sr. and Lillian (nee Jordan) Hatten.4

Hatten, a pitcher, was one of many natives of Arkadelphia, AR to play with the Butte Colored Giants. He went 6-3 with a 6.33 ERA in the 1935 Montana State League.5

Hatten was the brother-in-law of Hayse Spearman.6

Hatten died on September 26th, 1989 in Silver Bow County, MT.7 8 He was cremated.
2 Montana County Marriages Index at FamilySearch.org. Hatten's birthplace is listed as "Delphia," Arkansas. His parents are listed as "Son" and "Lil" Hatten.
5 Montana Butte Standard, 9/8/1935
6 Hatten's wife Odessa Alberta Wright was the sister of Spearmans' wife Genevieve Wright.