Baseball was made for kids, and grown-ups only screw it up.
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|Birth:||22nd September, 1920|
|Death:||11th January, 2000|
|Profession:||Baseball Player, Manager|
Bob Lemon was born in San Bernardino, California. He was an American right-handed pitcher and manager in Major League Baseball. Lemon was elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame as a player in 1976. At the age of 17, Lemon began his professional baseball career in the Cleveland Indians organization, with whom he played for his entire professional career. Lemon was called up to Cleveland's major league team as a utility player in 1941. He then joined the United States Navy during World War II and returned to the Indians in 1946. That season was the first Lemon would play at the pitcher position. Lemon was a manager with the Kansas City Royals, Chicago White Sox and New York Yankees. He was named Manager of the Year with the White Sox and Yankees. Lemon became the first AL manager to win a World Series after assuming the managerial role in the middle of a season.
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