Luke APPLING

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AmericanBorn Lucius Benjamin APPLING

American shortstop in Major League Baseball

Born on April 2, 1907 in High Point, North Carolina , United States

Died on January 3, 1991 in Cumming, Georgia , United States

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He was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1964.



Born in North Carolina, Appling briefly attended Oglethorpe College. He was signed by the minor league Atlanta Crackers in 1930 and debuted with the Chicago White Sox later that year. He interrupted his career to serve in World War II in 1944 and 1945. He played for Chicago until 1950, then was a minor league manager and major league coach for many years. He served one stint as an interim major league manager in 1967. He died in Georgia in 1991.

...   He was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1964.



Born in North Carolina, Appling briefly attended Oglethorpe College. He was signed by the minor league Atlanta Crackers in 1930 and debuted with the Chicago White Sox later that year. He interrupted his career to serve in World War II in 1944 and 1945. He played for Chicago until 1950, then was a minor league manager and major league coach for many years. He served one stint as an interim major league manager in 1967. He died in Georgia in 1991.



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