Lee King (outfielder, born 1892)

Edward Lee King (December 26, 1892 – September 16, 1967) was an American professional baseball outfielder. He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) from 1916 to 1922 for the Pittsburgh Pirates, New York Giants, and Philadelphia Phillies.

Lee King
Lee King 1922.jpg
Born: (1892-12-26)December 26, 1892
Hundred, West Virginia
Died: September 16, 1967(1967-09-16) (aged 74)
Shinnston, West Virginia
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 20, 1916, for the Pittsburgh Pirates
Last MLB appearance
October 1, 1922, for the New York Giants
MLB statistics
Batting average.247
Home runs15
Runs batted in144
Career highlights and awards

King drove in the final run of the 1922 World Series with a single for his victorious team, the Giants. It came in his only at-bat in a World Series game.

He had 294 hits in a seven-year career, with a batting average of .247 along with 15 home runs and 144 RBI.

Another outfielder with exactly the same name, Edward Lee King, born two years later, also played Major League Baseball, both men going by their middle names, Lee.

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