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Russell Aubrey "Lena" Blackburne
Birth: Oct. 23, 1886
Clifton Heights
Delaware County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Feb. 29, 1968
Riverside
Burlington County
New Jersey, USA

Major League Baseball Player. He played Major League baseball for eight seasons (1910, 1912, 1914 to 1915, 1919, 1927, 1929) as an infielder for the Chicago White Sox, Cincinnati Reds, Philadelphia Phillies and the Boston Braves. After his career ended, he marketed the unique properties of clay and mud found on his family's land in Burlington County, New Jersey to take the shine off new baseballs, creating "Lena Blackburne Rubbing Mud". Today, every Major and Minor league baseball team utilizes the product. 
 
Burial:
Morgan Cemetery
Palmyra
Burlington County
New Jersey, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Gregory Speciale
Record added: Jan 15, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10329213
Russell Aubrey Lena Blackburne
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Russell Aubrey Lena Blackburne
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Russell Aubrey Lena Blackburne
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Career Stats: 4 HR's, 139 RBI's, .214 BA, 54 SB's. Forever loved, forever missed. Rest in Peace, Russell "Lena" Blackburne
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