Lu Blue

Lu Blue

Luzerne Atwell "Lu" Blue (March 5, 1897 – July 28, 1958) was a Major League Baseball first baseman. He played in the major leagues from 1921 to 1932 with the Detroit Tigers, St. Louis Browns, and Chicago White Sox. Blue was a switch-hitter who had a career on base percentage of .402 and was one of the best fielding 1st basemen of his era. He interrupted his baseball career for military service in World War I and was later honored with burial at Arlington National Cemetery. In 2001, baseball historian Bill James ranked Blue as the 77th best first baseman of all time.

Read more about Lu Blue:  Early Years, First Baseman For The Detroit Tigers: 1921-1927, St. Louis Browns: 1928-1930, Chicago White Sox: 1931-1932, Life After Baseball

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