Dutch Lerchen

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Dutch Lerchen
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Born: (1889-04-04)April 4, 1889
Detroit, Michigan
Died: January 7, 1962(1962-01-07) (aged 72)
Detroit, Michigan
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
August 14, 1910, for the Boston Red Sox
Last MLB appearance
October 8, 1910, for the Boston Red Sox
MLB statistics
Games played 6
At bats 15
Hits 0

Bertram Roe "Dutch" Lerchen (April 4, 1889 – January 7, 1962) was a shortstop who played briefly for the Boston Red Sox during the 1910 season. Listed at 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m), 160 lb., Lerchen batted and threw right-handed. He was born in Detroit, Michigan. His cousin, George Lerchen, played for Detroit and Cincinnati from 1952 to 1953.

In a six-game career, Lerchen went hitless in 15 at-bats. He received a walk and scored a run. In six appearances at shortstop, he collected nine outs with four assists and made a double play while committing one error in 14 chances for a .929 fielding percentage.

Lerchen died in his hometown of Detroit, Michigan, at age 72.

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