Lonas Edgar Bailey
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 205 lb.
Born: April 15, 1931 in Strawberry Plains, TN
High School: Strong HS (Strawberry Plains, TN)
School: University of Tennessee (Knoxville, TN)
Signed by the Cincinnati Reds as an amateur free agent in 1950.
Debut: September 26, 1953 (Age 22.164, 8,666th in MLB history)
vs. MLN 5 AB, 3 H, 0 HR, 1 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1954 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Redlegs/Giants/Reds/Braves/Cubs/... 1953-1966
Last Game: April 26, 1966 (Age 35.011)
vs. BAL 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Died: March 23, 2007 in Knoxville, TN
Buried: Tennessee Veterans Cemetery, Knoxville, TN
Relatives: Brother of Jim Bailey
About biographical information
News -- August 2016
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News -- March 2016
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News -- May 2015
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News -- June 2014
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News -- May 2014
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News -- March 2014
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News -- February 2014
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News -- October 2013
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News -- June 2013
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News -- December 2012
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News -- August 2012
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News -- May 2012
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News -- December 2011
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News -- November 2011
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News -- May 2011
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News -- March 2011
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News -- January 2011
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News -- April 2010
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