Lusky, Lehman "Pluto" : Jews In Sports @ Virtual Museum

Lusky, Lehman "Pluto"

Lusky was an All-Southern performer at Vanderbilt, playing on the team's offensive line for three seasons in the 1920s.

Birth and Death Dates:
unknown

Career Highlights:
In 1926, the Commodores outscored their opponents 241-42 and finished with a record of 8-1-0. Their only loss was to Alabama in the second game of the year, 19-7. The following year, Vanderbilt compiled a record of 8-1-2, outscoring their opponents 295-93, and avenging the previous year's defeat by beating Alabama, 14-7. In 1928, Pluto was the alternate captain and was named All-Southern and first team Jewish All-America as the Commodores had a record of 8-2-0.

Origin:
unknown

Career Dates:
Lusky played tackle at Vanderbilt University from 1926-1928.


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References:
encyclopedia of JEWS in sports by Bernard Postal, Jesse Silver, and Roy Silver (New York: Bloch Publishing Co., 1965)
Washington Post, December 5, 1928


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