Ray Lucas

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Ray Wesley Lucas ("Luke")

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 6' 2", Weight 175 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]

Ray 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 22 games, with one save and a 5.79 ERA. At the plate, Lucas went three for nine for a .333 lifetime batting average.

He pitched in the minors from 1929 to 1941. Lucas's 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. Lucas had some managerial stints in the minor leagues including part of a season with the Kinston Eagles and three seasons with the Oshkosh Giants. .

Following his playing days, Lucas scouted for the Toledo Mud Hens.


  • Gaunt, Robert, We Would Have Played Forever: The Story of the Coastal Plain Baseball League (Baseball America, Inc. - 1997) ISBN 0-945-16402-5

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