Lou Boudreau \BOO-dro\
Louis Boudreau (Old Shufflefoot, Handsome Lou or The Good Kid)
Born: July 17, 1917 in Harvey, IL
High School: Thornton HS (Harvey, IL)
School: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Champaign, IL)
Signed by the Cleveland Indians as an amateur free agent in 1938. (All Transactions)
Debut: September 9, 1938 (Age 21.054, 6,910th in MLB history) vs. DET 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1939 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Indians/RedSox 1938-1952
Last Game: August 24, 1952 (Age 35.038) vs. SLB 0 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 1 RBI, 0 SB
Inducted into the Hall of Fame by BBWAA as Player in 1970 (232/300 ballots).
View Lou Boudreau Page at the Baseball Hall of Fame (plaque, photos, videos).
Died: August 10, 2001 in Olympia Fields, IL
Buried: Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Frankfort, IL
Relatives: Father-In-Law of Denny McLain
View Player Bio from the SABR BioProject
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|Lou Boudreau -- PA: 2||RBI: 0||Actual Runners on Base: 0 (0-0-0),|
|ML Avg. Player with PA: 2||RBI: 0||Avg. Runners on Base: 1 (0-0-0)|
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