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Otto Adam Bluege (Squeaky)
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 5' 10", Weight 154 lb.
- Debut April 12, 1932
- Final Game October 1, 1933
- Born July 20, 1909 in Chicago, IL USA
- Died June 28, 1977 in Chicago, IL USA
 Biographical Information
Infielder Otto "Squeaky" Bluege was the starting shortstop for the 1933 Cincinnati Reds. appearing in 108 games that year. He was the youngest regular on the team, and except for Tony Robello was the youngest player on the team, whose avearge age was 30.8. Another young regular was 25-year-old Ernie Lombardi.
Otto had played for Dubuque, Peoria and Columbus before becoming a regular in the majors. After his major league days he played for St. Paul and Indianapolis in 1934-36, as well as other teams through 1941. While playing for Milwaukee in 1937, he walked five times in a row in a game on May 10, setting an American Association record at the time.
He was the brother of Ossie Bluege. Otto scouted for the Washington Senators/Minnesota Twins from 1951 to 1977. In Baseball Digest from February 1972, Harmon Killebrew recalled how he had been signed by Ossie Bluege and when he came to Chicago to join the Senators on the road, Otto met him at the airport and brought him to the hotel.