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Lou Boudreau
Birth: Jul. 17, 1917
Harvey
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Death: Aug. 10, 2001
Olympia Fields
Cook County
Illinois, USA

He was a Hall of Fame shortstop for the Cleveland Indians. Coming to the Indians in 1938 as a 22 year old, he was named the player/manager for two years making him the youngest manager ever. Eight times he was named to the All-Star team and in 1948 he was the leagues MVP an dled the Indians to the World Series Championship. Following the 1950 season he went to the Red Sox for two years as a player and two more as just the manager. He was also the manager of the Kansas City Athletics from 1955 to 1957 and the Chicago Cubs in 1960. Following his retirement he became a popular WGN announcer of the Cub's games. The Cleveland Indians retired his number 5 and the city of Cleveland named a street bordering Municipal Stadium Boudreau Blvd. (bio by: Ron Moody) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Della Elizabeth DeRuiter Boudreau (1916 - 1999)*
 
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Cause of death: Heart Attack
 
Burial:
Pleasant Hill Cemetery
Frankfort
Will County
Illinois, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Ron Moody
Record added: Oct 19, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5860309
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Cubs win!!! I'm your great great niece.. we all have thinking bout you. You and the rest of our loved ones seen it from above. Tell everyone I love them and miss them. See u all in my dreams. Go cubs..... hugs and kisses... Nicole
- Nicole Klebs
 Added: Nov. 6, 2016
Cubs Win!!! Cubs Win!!! 2016 World Series Champions!!! The long wait is finally over, Lou! Thank you for being such a wonderful Cubs announcer.
- Patrick Flahive
 Added: Nov. 4, 2016

- Mike Anderson
 Added: Oct. 23, 2016
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