Lawrence Glenn Hope Raines (March 9, 1930 – January 28, 1978) was a Major League Baseball infielder who played for two seasons. He is reportedly one of the only people to play Minor League Baseball, Negro League baseball, Japanese Baseball, and Major League Baseball.
Raines first played for the Chicago American Giants in Negro league baseball.
In 1953, he and fellow American Rufus Gaines traveled to Japan. Raines played for the Hankyu Braves in 1953–1954, and won the Pacific League batting title in 1954.
He played for the Cleveland Indians from 1957 to 1958, and played 103 career Major League games.
By Dean Hanley
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