- Luke Lucas
Ray Wesley "Luke" Lucas, a.k.a. "Red" Lucas, (
October 2, 1908in Springfield, Ohio– October 9, 1969in Harrison, Michigan) was a major league baseball pitcher, and a minor league baseball manager and scout.
Lucas pitched in the major leagues during parts of five different seasons for the New York Giants and the Brooklyn Dodgers. He compiled a record of 1-1 in twenty two games, with one save and a 5.79 ERA. At the plate, Lucas went three for nine for a .333 lifetime
Lucas had some managerial stints in the minor leagues including part of a season with the
Kinston Eagles. He pitched in the minors from 1929 to 1941. Lucas' best seasons were his last two when he went 37-22 in the West Texas-New Mexico League. His career was cut short after his hand was shot off in a hunting accident.
Following his playing days, Lucas scouted for the
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