Lew Flick

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Lew Flick
Born: (1915-02-18)February 18, 1915
Bristol, Tennessee
Died: December 7, 1990(1990-12-07) (aged 75)
Weber City, Virginia
Batted: Left Threw: Left
MLB debut
September 28, 1943, for the Philadelphia Athletics
Last MLB appearance
July 1, 1944, for the Philadelphia Athletics
MLB statistics
Batting average .175
Home runs 0
Runs batted in 2

Lewis Miller Flick (February 18, 1915 – December 7, 1990) was a Major League Baseball outfielder and pinch hitter. He debuted late in the 1943 season, playing right field for the Philadelphia Athletics on September 28. His game was quite impressive, as he got three hits in five at bats (a .600 batting average) while scoring two runs. The following season, he played in 19 games, but the results were not quite so positive, as he managed just 4 hits in 35 at bats for an abysmal .114 average. He also had one stolen base, but did not have any extra base hits.

Both before and after his major league career, Flick put up big numbers in the minor leagues. He won three minor league batting titles, two in the Appalachian League before his major league stint, and one in the American Association in 1945. He also led his league in hits six different times. On July 21, 1946, he set a record for most consecutive hits in a single game, hitting safely nine straight times for the Little Rock Travelers of the Southern Association in a 19-inning contest.[1] He grounded out in his final at bat, finishing the game 9-for-10.