Mike Lum

(Born October 27, 1945)
Professional Baseball

Mike Lum played from 1967 to 1983 with the Atlanta Braves, the Cincinnati Reds and the Chicago Cubs. He was on the Reds' roster for the 1976 World Series when they won the Championship in a four-game sweep against the New York Yankees.

He was in professional baseball for 15 years and saw action in 1,517 games, the most for any player from Hawai'i.

In 1990 Lum was hired by the Chicago White Sox where he is now their player development hitting coordinator. He was instrumental in developing a standardized hitting program at all levels within the White Sox organization, an original concept in Major League Baseball.

Lum was selected by CNN Sports Illustrated as one of the 50 greatest sports figures in Hawai'i history.

He was born in Hawai'i and graduated from Roosevelt High Scool in Honolulu in 1963 where he was an All-Star in both football and baseball.

Historical Timeline: 1972, Five men are apprehended in an attempt to bug Democratic National Committee headquarters at the Watergate complex in Washington D.C.; start of the Watergate scandal.

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