Johnny Lush
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Johnny Lush
Johnny Lush
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Pitcher / Outfielder / First baseman
Born: (1885-10-08)October 8, 1885
Williamsport, Pennsylvania
Died: November 18, 1946(1946-11-18) (aged 61)
Beverly Hills, California
Batted: Left Threw: Left
MLB debut
April 22, 1904, for the Philadelphia Phillies
Last MLB appearance
October 13, 1910, for the St. Louis Cardinals
MLB statistics
Win-loss record66-85
Earned run average2.68
Batting average.254
Teams
Career highlights and awards

John Charles Lush (October 8, 1885 in Williamsport, Pennsylvania - November 18, 1946 in Beverly Hills, California), was a professional baseball player who played pitcher in the Major Leagues from 1904 to 1910. He played for the St. Louis Cardinals and Philadelphia Phillies.[1]

On May 1, 1906, while with the Phillies, the 20-year-old Lush no-hit the Brooklyn Superbas 6-0 at Brooklyn's Washington Park, besting Mal Eason--himself a no-hit pitcher on July 20 of that season. Not until Jim Bunning's perfect game in 1964 would there be another no-hitter by a Phillies pitcher.

Lush was a good hitting pitcher in his seven-year major league career. He posted a .254 batting average (252-for-993) with 107 runs, 40 doubles, 11 triples, 2 home runs, 94 RBI, 28 stolen bases and drawing 69 bases on balls. He was also used at first base and in the outfield.

See also

References

  1. ^ "Johnny Lush Statistics and History". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved 2010-12-27.

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Preceded by
Bill Dineen
No-hitter pitcher
May 1, 1906
Succeeded by
Mal Eason



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