Maurice "Pro" Lerner - Not Your Average Hitter" - The Early Years

Double Deal - True Stories of Criminals, Crimes and Lies by Lara Chicofsky & Nina Jobe

Episode notes

Alleged mafia hitman and CIA recruit Maurice Pro Lerner compiled a batting average of .308 with 24 home runs and 225 RBI over the course of his 482 game baseball career. But he was just as well known for his antics off the field as on it, once smuggling a wildcat back from Nicaragua. His first task as a member of Jack Kelley's crew involved removing the Plymouth loot from the nursery in Dover and distributing it, sending some to Vegas with F Lee Bailey's help.

Meanwhile, Richie, Mello, and Sonny rob a few banks.

Episode 1 - Jack Kelley

Episode 4 - Roy Appleton

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