Lou Legett

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Louis Alfred (Dutch) Legett (June 1, 1901 – March 6, 1988) was a backup catcher in Major League Baseball who played for the Boston Braves (1929) and Boston Red Sox (1933–35). Listed at 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m), 166 lb., Legett batted and threw right-handed. He was born in New Orleans.

In a four-season career, Legett was a .202 hitter (25-for-124) with 13 runs and eight RBI in 68 games, including three doubles and two stolen bases. He did not hit a home run. As a catcher, he recorded 98 outs with 23 assists and committed eight errors in 129 chances for a .938 fielding percentage.

Legget died in his hometown of New Orleans at age 86.


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