5/5/1917 - 5/30/2015
Remembering the life, death and Major League Baseball legacy of Lennie Merullo
CHICAGO (AP) — Lennie Merullo, the oldest former member of the Chicago Cubs and the last living person to play for them in the World Series, died Saturday. He was 98.
Cubs owner Tom Ricketts said in a statement that Merullo died earlier in the day. The team didn't include details of Merullo's death.
Merullo was a major league shortstop from 1941-47, all with the Cubs. He hit .240 with six home runs and 152 RBIs.
Merullo played three games in the 1945 World Series and went 0 for...