Jack Lamabe

Jack Lamabe
Born: (1936-10-03)October 3, 1936
Farmingdale, New York
Died: December 21, 2007(2007-12-21) (aged 71)
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 17, 1962, for the Pittsburgh Pirates
Last MLB appearance
September 22, 1968, for the Chicago Cubs
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 33–41
Earned run average 4.24
Strikeouts 434
Career highlights and awards

John Alexander Lamabe (October 3, 1936 December 21, 2007) was a professional baseball player. He was born in Farmingdale, New York. He was a pitcher over parts of seven seasons (1962–68) with the Pittsburgh Pirates, Boston Red Sox, Houston Astros, Chicago White Sox, New York Mets, St. Louis Cardinals and Chicago Cubs. Lamabe was a member of the 1967 World Series champion Cardinals.[1] An alumnus of the University of Vermont, he compiled a career record of 33–41, with a 4.24 earned run average and 434 strikeouts in 285 appearances, most as a relief pitcher.[2]

Lamabe was a high school teammate of Al Weis who played for the White Sox and Mets.

Coaching career

Lamabe also served as head baseball coach of the Jacksonville University from 1974 to 1978 compiling a record of 118–65.[2] He was head coach of the LSU Tigers baseball team from 1979 until 1983 and compiled a record of 134–115.[2][3] He was the first full-time head baseball coach in the history of the LSU baseball program and was replaced as head coach by Skip Bertman.[4]

Hall of Fame

Lamabe is a member of the University of Vermont Athletic Hall of Fame and the Jacksonville University Athletic Hall of Fame.[4]


  1. "Jack Lamabe". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved 2018-07-29.
  2. 1 2 3 "Former Baseball Coach Jack Lamabe Dies, 71". lsusports.net. Retrieved 2018-07-29.
  3. "Louisiana State University". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved 2018-07-29.
  4. 1 2 "Jack Lamabe 1958 - Baseball". uvmathletics.com. Retrieved 2018-07-29.
This article is issued from Wikipedia. The text is licensed under Creative Commons - Attribution - Sharealike. Additional terms may apply for the media files.