Jack Lewis (baseball)
February 14, 1884|
|Died: February 25, 1956
|September 16, 1911, for the Boston Red Sox|
|Last MLB appearance|
|October 3, 1915, for the Pittsburgh Rebels|
|Runs batted in||80|
John David Lewis (February 14, 1884 – February 25, 1956) was a second baseman in Major League Baseball, playing in the American League with the Boston Red Sox (1911) and for the Pittsburgh Rebels of the "outlaw" Federal League (1914–15). Listed at 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m), 158 lb., Lewis batted and threw right-handed. He was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
In a three-season career, Lewis was a .247 hitter (169-for-684) with one home run and 80 RBI in 217 games, including 63 runs, 20 doubles, 10 triples and 18 stolen bases. In 200 fielding apeearances, he played at second base (172), shortstop (12), right field (6), first base (5) and third base (1). He committed 51 errors in 1,068 chances for a collective .952 fielding percentage.
Lewis died in Steubenville, Ohio at age 72.
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