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Johnny LucadelloJohn LucadelloBorn: February 22, 1919 in Thurber, TexasDied: October 30, 2001Debut: 1938 | Pos: 2BH: 5’11” | W: 160 | B: B | T: RYr G AB R H HR RBI SB BA6 239 686 95 181 5 60 6 .264>> Visit the Johnny Lucadello biography on Baseball Almanac for complete statistics.Johnny Lucadello played with the St. Louis Browns from 1938 to 1941 and again in 1946 and with the New York Yankees in 1947. He served in the Navy from 1942 to 1945.In 239 games, mostly at second base, he hit .264 in 686 at-bats with 5 home runs, 60 RBIs and 6 stolen bases. His most productive season was 1941 when he had 351 at-bats and hit .279 with 2 home run and 31 RBIs and stole 5 bases.As a rookie in 1940, Lucadello hit home runs from each side of the plate in a 16-4 Browns win over the Yankees on Sept. 16. Prior to Lucadello, Wally Schang in 1916 had been the last AL player to accomplish the feat. Mickey Mantle was the next one to homer from both sides during a game in 1955.Those home runs were the only ones Lucadello hit that season.