Les Howe

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For the English footballer, see Les Howe (footballer).

Lester Curtis Howe [Lucky] (August 24, 1895 – July 16, 1976) was a pitcher in Major League Baseball who played from 1923 through 1924 for the Boston Red Sox. Listed at 5 ft 11.5 in (1.82 m), 170 lb., Howe batted and threw right-handed. He was born in Brooklyn, New York.

In a two-season career, Howe posted a 2–0 record with a 3.38 ERA in 16 appearances, including two starts, 10 strikeouts and nine walks in 37⅓ innings of work.

Howe died in Woodmere, New York at age 80 of natural causes. A World War I veteran, he was buried at Long Island National Cemetery.[1]


  1. ^ Les Howe biography, Society for American Baseball Research, July 11, 2011 

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