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Lee Lacy

Lee Lacy
Born: (1948-04-10) April 10, 1948
Longview, Texas
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
June 30, 1972, for the Los Angeles Dodgers
Last MLB appearance
October 3, 1987, for the Baltimore Orioles
MLB statistics
Batting average .286
Home runs 91
Runs batted in 458
Career highlights and awards

Leondaus "Lee" Lacy (born April 10, 1948), is a former Major League baseball player who played for the Los Angeles Dodgers, Atlanta Braves, Pittsburgh Pirates, and Baltimore Orioles, primarily as an outfielder, from 1972-1987.

Playing career

Lacy appeared in the World Series three times for the Dodgers in 1974, 1977, and 1978. He appeared in the 1979 World Series as a member of the Pirates.

On May 17, 1978, Lacy hit his third consecutive pinch-hit home run, setting a major league record, as the Dodgers beat the Pirates 10–1. His previous blasts were on May 2 and 6th. Lacy's record was matched in 1979 by Del Unser, who hit three consecutive pinch-hit home runs on the 30th of June, 5th and 10 July.[1]

In 1985, Lacy was among a number of players caught up in the Pittsburgh drug trials scandal. In 1986, he was given a 60-day suspension but was allowed to continue playing if he donated five percent of his base salary and contributed 50 hours of drug-related community service.

Personal life

Lacy is the father of Jennifer Lacy, a forward for the WNBA.

See also


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External links

  • Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference, or Baseball-Reference (Minors)

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