Allan Lewis (baseball)

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Allan Lewis
Outfielder/Pinch runner
Born: (1941-12-12) December 12, 1941 (age 72)
Colón, Panama
Batted: Both Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 11, 1967 for the Kansas City Athletics
Last MLB appearance
September 30, 1973 for the Oakland Athletics
Career statistics
Batting average .207
Hits 6
Stolen bases 44
Teams
Career highlights and awards

Allan Sydney Lewis (born December 12, 1941 in Colón, Panama) is a former professional baseball player. He was an outfielder and pinch runner over parts of 6 seasons (1967–1973) with the Kansas City/Oakland Athletics. Lewis was a member of the 1972 and 1973 World Series champion Athletics. For his career he batted .207 with 1 home run and 44 stolen bases in 156 games. Lewis is one of only seven players with more career game appearances than plate appearances.[1]

He was dubbed "The Panamanian Express" for his base-stealing ability and his country of origin, in contrast to the train run called the Panama Limited.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Spatz, Lyle (2007). TheSABR Baseball List & Record Book – Baseball’s Most Fascinating Records and Unusual Statistics. United States: Simon & Schuster. p. 496. ISBN 9781416532453. 

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