Harry Lunte

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Harry Lunte
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Born: (1892-09-15)September 15, 1892
St. Louis, Missouri
Died: July 27, 1965(1965-07-27) (aged 72)
St. Louis, Missouri
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
May 19, 1919, for the Cleveland Indians
Last MLB appearance
September 23, 1920, for the Cleveland Indians
MLB statistics
Batting average .196
Home runs 0
Runs batted in 9

Harry August Lunte (September 15, 1892 – July 27, 1965) was a Major League Baseball shortstop. Lunte played for the Cleveland Indians in the 1919 and 1920 seasons. In 49 career games, Lunte had 29 hits, nine RBIs, two doubles, and a .196 batting average. Lunte was a member of the 1920 World Series championship team.

Lunte was the pinch runner for shortstop Ray Chapman after Chapman was hit in the head by a pitch thrown by New York Yankees pitcher Carl Mays on August 16, 1920. Chapman died the next day, becoming Major League Baseball's second fatality.

He was born and died in St. Louis, Missouri.

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