The fleet-running Lance Richbourg started his major league career as a second baseman in 1921 right at the time major league baseball was leaving the Dead Ball Era and moving into the Lively Ball Era. In July of 1921 he was involved in a deal involving outfielder Casey Stengel. (check our trade section for details).
Note: Although he played limited time until he joined the old Boston Braves as an outfielder in 1927, Lance Richbourg was just in time to play in the season when Babe Ruth hit a then record 60 homers.
A very fine batsman, the 5 ft 10.5 inches, 160 pound left-handed hitting Lance Richbourg hit a very solid .308 in a career spanning six full seasons, 806 hits in 2,619 at bats. And, he compiled a very fine .352 on-base percentage.