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Lennie Merullo

American baseball player

Leonard Richard Merullo (May 5, 1917 – May 30, 2015) was an American professional baseball player. He played shortstop in the Major Leagues from 1941–47. He was born in Boston, Massachusetts.[2][3]

Lennie Merullo
Lennie Merullo and Johnny Pesky.jpg
Merullo (left) with Johnny Pesky, 2008
Born: (1917-05-05)May 5, 1917
Boston, Massachusetts
Died: May 31, 2015(2015-05-31) (aged 98)
Reading, Massachusetts
Batted: Right Threw: Right
September 12, 1941, for the Chicago Cubs
Last appearance
August 22, 1947, for the Chicago Cubs
Career statistics
Batting average.240
Home runs6
Runs batted in152
Career highlights and awards


  1. "Lennie Merullo biography". Retrieved July 6, 2014.
  2. Krider, Dave (April 30, 2010). "Another Merullo could be on path to Major Leagues". MaxPreps. Retrieved June 8, 2014.
  3. Ashway, Denton (May 27, 2014). "Merullo the last link to Cubs World Series days". Gainsville Times. Retrieved June 8, 2014.