Lute Boone

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Lute Joseph Boone

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 5' 9", Weight 160 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]

Lute Boone played second base for a couple seasons as the regular for the New York Yankees. After his major league days, he continued to play in the minors, with 14 straight years in the American Association. He was still playing even as late as 1935 - he was instrumental in reviving the Northern League by serving as league president in 1933-1934 and owner, manager, and player for the Crookston Pirates in 1933-1935. After he sold the team he managed Wausau. Lute and Marty Berghammer were the double play combination at St. Paul from 1919-1925. St. Paul's best year was 1922 when it won 107 games.

Main source: 1922 St. Paul Saints

Year-by-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Playoffs
1933 Crookston Pirates Northern League 48-48 5th
1934 Crookston Pirates Northern League 62-58 3rd
1935 Crookston Pirates Northern League 45-65 7th
1936 Wausau Lumberjacks Northern League 61-59 4th Lost in 1st round

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