Red Ruffing
Charles Herbert Ruffing
 
 
Born: May 3, 1905 in Granville, IL
Died: February 17, 1986 - 80 years old
Bats: R Throws: R Ht: 6'1" Wt: 205
(legend)
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Notes:
- Inducted into the Hall of Fame as a Player in 1967
- Served in the Army Air Corps during World War II

All-Teammate Team
WAR data courtesy of Baseball-Reference.com


Left Field
6
1939
1946
32.0
7
1930
1936
25.3
2
1928
1929
2.6
1
1945
1945
2.4
2
1924
1925
1.8

Center Field
8
1936
1946
53.8
6
1930
1935
19.6
6
1924
1929
12.1
6
1925
1930
2.3
4
1941
1946
1.8


Right Field
5
1930
1934
40.5
9
1934
1942
22.2
7
1937
1946
20.6
2
1924
1925
5.9
1
1930
1930
3.2
Shortstop
13
1932
1946
22.4
3
1941
1946
12.0
5
1930
1934
8.3
1
1947
1947
4.6
2
1926
1927
4.4
Second Base
6
1938
1946
30.8
8
1930
1937
26.9
2
1945
1946
11.3
5
1926
1930
4.2
1
1947
1947
2.0
Third Base
10
1931
1942
23.6
3
1931
1933
8.1
2
1927
1928
6.2
2
1945
1946
3.1
1
1947
1947
2.6
First Base
10
1930
1939
73.1
2
1945
1946
4.1
2
1924
1925
3.9
7
1924
1930
3.7
1
1942
1942
1.4
Manager
14
1931
1946
94.4
1
1930
1930
2.2
1
1946
1946
1.4
1
1947
1947
0.6
1
1946
1946
0.2
Catcher
14
1930
1946
48.7
2
1945
1946
5.5
4
1939
1942
3.4
3
1928
1930
1.8
2
1924
1925
1.2
Starting Pitcher
22
1924
1947
70.3
13
1930
1942
38.6
8
1937
1946
14.2
5
1936
1940
12.9
3
1924
1926
12.2
5
1940
1946
11.9
2
1929
1930
10.1
5
1939
1946
9.5
8
1926
1934
9.0
5
1926
1930
8.7
4
1932
1935
7.9
3
1928
1930
7.6
1
1947
1947
5.7
2
1924
1925
5.5
5
1936
1940
4.9
6
1938
1945
4.8
4
1924
1927
4.6
2
1945
1946
4.5
1
1947
1947
4.2
2
1929
1930
3.9
Swingman
11
1932
1946
12.1
4
1931
1938
2.7
2
1939
1940
2.6
3
1930
1932
2.6
2
1934
1935
2.2
Relief Pitcher
1
1947
1947
1.1
1
1946
1946
1.0
2
1928
1929
0.9
1
1947
1947
0.6
1
1938
1938
0.5
1
1940
1940
0.3
2
1941
1942
0.2
1
1926
1926
0.2
2
1942
1945
0.1
1
1933
1933
0.1
1
1947
1947
0.1
1
1928
1928
0.1
3
1924
1926
0.1
1
1930
1930
0.1
1
1924
1924
0.1
1
1930
1930
0.1
1
1934
1934
0.0
1
1927
1927
0.0
1
1930
1930
0.0
1
1926
1926
0.0
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