Dud Lee

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Dud Lee
Shortstop
Born: (1899-08-22)August 22, 1899
Denver, Colorado
Died: January 7, 1971(1971-01-07) (aged 71)
Denver, Colorado
Batted: Left Threw: Right
MLB debut
October 3, 1920, for the St. Louis Browns
Last MLB appearance
April 14, 1926, for the Boston Red Sox
MLB statistics
Batting average .223
Home runs 0
Runs batted in 60
Teams

Ernest Holford "Dud" Lee (August 22, 1899 – January 7, 1971) was a backup infielder in Major League Baseball, playing mainly as a shortstop from 1920 through 1926 for the St. Louis Browns (1920–21) and Boston Red Sox (1924–26). Listed at 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m), 150 lb, Lee batted left-handed and threw right-handed. He was born in Denver, Colorado. While with the Browns, he played under the name Dud or Ernest Dudley in 1920-21.

In a five-season career, Lee was a .223 hitter (163-for-732) with 80 runs and 60 RBI in 253 games, including 20 doubles, nine triples, 12 stolen bases, and a .311 on-base percentage. He did not hit a home run. He made 241 infield appearances at shortstop (208), second base (30) and third base (3), committing 88 errors in 1,278 chances for a collective .931 fielding percentage.

Lee died in his homeland of Denver, Colorado, at age 71.

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