Ray Lucas (baseball)
October 2, 1908|
|Died: October 9, 1969
|September 28, 1929 for the New York Giants|
Last MLB appearance
|June 6, 1934 for the Brooklyn Dodgers|
|Earned run average||5.79|
For the football player of the same name, see Ray Lucas
Lucas pitched in the major leagues during parts of five different seasons for the New York Giants and the Brooklyn Dodgers. He compiled a record of 1–1 in twenty-two games, with one save and a 5.79 ERA. At the plate, Lucas went three for nine for a .333 lifetime batting average.
Lucas had some managerial stints in the minor leagues including part of a season with the Kinston Eagles. He pitched in the minors from 1929 to 1941. Lucas' best seasons were his last two when he went 37–22 in the West Texas-New Mexico League. His career was cut short after his hand was shot off in a hunting accident.
Following his playing days, Lucas scouted for the Toledo Mudhens.
- Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference, or Baseball-Reference (Minors)
- Gaunt, Robert (1997). We Would Have Played Forever: The Story of the Coastal Plain Baseball League. Baseball America, Inc. ISBN 0-945164-02-5.
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