Rube Lutzke

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Rube Lutzke (November 17, 1897 – March 6, 1938) was an American professional baseball player. He played from 1923 to 1927 with the Cleveland Indians. He primarily played third base.

According to the Saturday May 4, 1920 Montreal Standard (p. 30) Lutzke is notable for betting that he could slide down a rope from a fifth floor room of the team's hotel. He won the bet, but burnt his hands on the rope, making him temporarily unable to play. The team management sent him to the minor leagues.

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