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Tony Lupien

Ulyssess John Lupien
Born: April 23, 1917 in Chelmsford, MA.
Died: July 9, 2004 in Norwich, Vermont
Debut: 1940 | Pos: 1B
H: 5'10.5" | W: 185 | B: L | T: L

6 614 2358 285 632 18 230 57 .268

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Tony Lupien, who played in the major leagues in the 1940s and later was baseball coach for Dartmouth College, died on July 9, 2004. He was 87.

He made his major league debut on Sept. 12, 1940 with the Boston Red Sox and played in 614 games from 1940 to 1948. His career included time with the Red Sox (1940, 1942-43), the Phillies (1944-45) and the White Sox (1948). He hit .268 in his career with 18 home runs and 230 RBI.

One of his most productive seasons came in 1942 when he hit .281 with 3 home runs and 70 RBI for the Red Sox.

Lupien graduated from Harvard University in 1939.

In 1956, he was hired as Dartmouth's baseball coach. He spent 21 seasons at the school and his teams compiled a 313-305-3 record, winning the Eastern Intercollegiate League championship four times. His 1970 team advanced to the College World Series where it finished fifth.

According to wire reports, he worked with writer Lee Lowenfish in 1980 on a book called "The Imperfect Diamond."

Source: Associated Press obituary