Lou Boudreau

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Birthday
17, 1917
Birthplace
Harvey, IL
Death Date
Aug 10, 2001 (84)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
17, 1917
Birthplace
Harvey, IL
Death Date
Aug 10, 2001 (84)

About

Hall of Fame player-coach for the Cleveland Indians who helped lead the team to a World Series Championship in 1948 and was also named American League MVP in 1948.

Before Fame

He captained both his baseball and basketball team at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Trivia

He was born to a Jewish family and raised as a Christian. Some debate whether he belongs amongst the list of Jewish players in the MLB.

Family Life

He married Della DeRuiter in 1938 and had four kids with her.

Associated With

Like Hank Greenberg, he led the league in doubles during multiple seasons.