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Mike Lum -1973 Topps #266

Michael Ken-Wai Lum (born October 27, 1945 in Honolulu, Hawaii) was an Outfielder and First Baseman for the Atlanta Braves (1967–75 and 1979–81), Cincinnati Reds (1976–78) and Chicago Cubs (1981). He also played one season in Japan for the Taiyo Whales in 1982. He helped the Braves win the 1969 National League Western Division and the Reds win the 1976 World Series. In 15 seasons he played in 1,517 Games and had 3,554 At Bats, 404 Runs, 877 Hits, 128 Doubles, 20 Triples, 90 Home Runs, 431 RBI, 13 Stolen Bases, 366 Walks, .247 Batting Average, .319 On-base percentage, .370 Slugging Percentage, 1,315 Total Bases, 18 Sacrifice Hits, 33 Sacrifice Flies and 54 Intentional Walks. He is the only player to pinch hit for Hank Aaron. Lum was the first American of Japanese ancestry to play in the major leagues. He was adopted by a Chinese-Hawaiian family.


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