Don Lenhardt

Donald Eugene Lenhardt (October 4, 1922 – July 9, 2014) was an American outfielder, first baseman, third baseman, scout and coach in American Major League Baseball. In his playing days, he stood 6 feet 3 inches (1.91 m) tall, weighed 195 pounds (88 kg), and threw and batted right-handed. He was nicknamed "Footsie" by teammates because he often had difficulty finding shoes that fit him properly.

Lenhardt attended the University of Illinois and Washington University in St. Louis, and served in the United States Navy, before joining the St. Louis Browns farm system in 1946. He led the Illinois-Indiana-Iowa League in home runs in 1948 and earned a Major League job with the Browns at the start of the 1950 season at age 27. Much-traveled (and frequently traded), he would play in the American League for five seasons (1950–1954) for the Browns (twice), Chicago White Sox, Boston Red Sox (twice), Detroit Tigers and Baltimore Orioles (where as a transplanted St. Louis Brown he was a member of the first modern Baltimore MLB team in 1954). In 481 games, he batted .271 with 401 hits, 64 doubles, nine triples, 61 home runs and 239 runs batted in. His best season was his rookie campaign, for the 1950 Browns, for whom he reached career highs in homers (22) and RBI (81).

After finishing his playing career with Boston farm clubs in 1955–1956, Lenhardt became a Midwest-area scout for the Red Sox for over four decades, interrupting that tenure only to serve as first-base coach on Eddie Kasko's staff in Boston from 1970–1973. He retired from the Red Sox in 2004.

Lenhardt died on July 9, 2014.

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PSA 8 - NM/MT
$135.00
$122 after 10% discount
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PSA 6 - EX/MT
$84.00
$80 after 5% discount
1
Very Good/Excellent - 4
$50.00
$48 after 5% discount
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Very Good - 3
$23.00
4
Good - 2
$17.00
2
Fair - 1.5
$12.00
1
Excellent - 5
$20.00
2
Very Good - 3
$5.00
5
Good - 2
$3.50
3
Fair - 1.5
$2.80
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Field Avg of .966 & .983 was for OF & 1B VARIATION
Qty
Near Mint - 7
$38.00
2
Excellent/Mint - 6
$19.00
2
Excellent - 5
$8.50
3
Very Good/Excellent - 4
$6.75
2
Very Good - 3
$3.75
4
Good - 2
$2.70
2
Fair - 1.5
$2.00
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Field Avg of .969 & .984 was for OF only VARIATION
Qty
Excellent/Mint - 6
$15.50
3
Excellent - 5
$9.00
4
Very Good/Excellent - 4
$8.25
2
Very Good - 3
$6.75
2
Good - 2
$3.75
2
PSA 7 - NM
$140.00
$126 after 10% discount
1
PSA 6 - EX/MT
$68.50
$65 after 5% discount
1
Excellent/Mint - 6
$57.00
$54 after 5% discount
1
Excellent - 5
$30.00
1
Very Good/Excellent - 4
$19.50
4
Very Good - 3
$17.00
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Brown Background Behind the Coaches MANAGER COACH VARIATION
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PSA 7 - NM
$13.00
1
Near Mint - 7
$8.50
3
Excellent/Mint - 6
$2.45
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Excellent - 5
$1.60
6
Very Good - 3
$1.00
5
Good - 2
$0.65
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Orange Background Behind the Coaches MANAGER COACH VARIATION
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Excellent/Mint - 6
$6.25
3
Excellent - 5
$2.85
6
Very Good/Excellent - 4
$3.50
1
Very Good - 3
$2.30
3
Good - 2
$2.00
1
Fair - 1.5
$1.00
1
Autograph
$11.50
1
Near Mint/Mint - 8
$1.35
2

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