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Luke Appling

Lucius Benjamin Appling (Old Aches and Pains or Luscious Luke)

Positions: Shortstop and Third Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 10", Weight: 183 lb.

Born: April 2, 1907 in High Point, NC
High School: Fulton HS (Atlanta, GA)
School: Oglethorpe University (Atlanta, GA) (All Transactions)
Debut: September 10, 1930 (Age 23.161, 6,109th in MLB history)   vs. BOS 4 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1931 season [*]
Team: WhiteSox 1930-1950

Last Game: October 1, 1950 (Age 43.182)   vs. SLB 4 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Inducted into the Hall of Fame by BBWAA in Runoff Election as Player in 1964 (189/201 ballots).
   View Luke Appling Page at the Baseball Hall of Fame (plaque, photos, videos).

Died: January 3, 1991 in Cumming, GA
Buried: Sawnee View Memorial Gardens, Cumming, GA
View Player Bio from the SABR BioProject
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