Ray Caldwell

Raymond Benjamin Caldwell, (April 26, 1888 – August 17, 1967), was an American major league pitcher from 1910 to 1921. He was known for throwing the spitball, and he was one of the 17 pitchers allowed to continue throwing the pitch after it was outlawed in 1920.

Ray Caldwell
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Pitching Stats

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Major League pitching statistics for Ray Caldwell.
Year Team W-L ERA G GS CG SHO SV IP H R ER BB SO
1910 NYY 1-0 3.72 6 2 1 0 1 19 19 8 8 9 17
1911 NYY 14-14 3.35 41 26 19 1 1 255 240 115 95 79 145
1912 NYY 8-16 4.47 30 26 13 3 0 183 196 111 91 67 95
1913 NYY 9-8 2.41 27 16 15 2 1 164 131 59 44 60 87
1914 NYY 18-9 1.94 31 23 22 5 0 213 153 53 46 51 92
1915 NYY 19-16 2.89 36 35 31 3 0 305 266 115 98 107 130
1916 NYY 5-12 2.99 21 18 14 1 0 165 142 62 55 65 76
1917 NYY 13-16 2.86 32 29 21 1 0 236 199 92 75 76 102
1918 NYY 9-8 3.06 24 21 14 1 1 176 173 69 60 62 59
1919 BOS 7-4 3.96 18 12 6 1 0 86 92 49 38 31 23
1919 CLE 5-1 1.71 6 6 4 1 0 52 33 13 10 19 24
1920 CLE 20-10 3.86 34 33 20 1 0 237 286 135 102 63 80
1921 CLE 6-6 4.90 37 12 4 1 4 147 159 91 80 49 76
Career 134-120 - 343 259 184 21 8 - 2089 972 802 738 1006

Fielding Stats

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Major League fielding statistics for Ray Caldwell.
Year Team G GS Inn PO A E DP Fld%
1910 NYY 6 - 1 4 0 0 1.000
1911 NYY 59 - 26 56 5 2 0.943
1912 NYY 44 - 2 59 4 2 0.938
1913 NYY 59 - 8 42 0 1 1.000
1914 NYY 59 - 56 46 6 3 0.944
1915 NYY 72 - 12 72 1 5 0.988
1916 NYY 45 - 4 45 3 2 0.942
1917 NYY 63 - 23 60 2 1 0.976
1918 NYY 65 - 52 38 3 2 0.968
1919 BOS 33 - 5 18 1 0 0.958
1919 CLE 6 - 1 8 1 0 0.900
1920 CLE 41 - 6 49 5 0 0.917
1921 CLE 38 - 5 35 3 1 0.930
Career 590 - 201 532 34 19 -

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Major League batting statistics for Ray Caldwell.
Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG
1910 NYY 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000
1911 NYY 59 147 14 40 4 1 0 17 5 11 0.272 0.323 0.313
1912 NYY 44 76 18 18 1 2 0 6 4 5 0.237 0.284 0.303
1913 NYY 59 97 10 28 3 2 0 11 3 3 15 0.289 0.310 0.361
1914 NYY 59 113 9 22 4 0 0 10 2 7 24 0.195 0.248 0.230
1915 NYY 72 144 27 35 4 1 4 20 4 9 32 0.243 0.288 0.368
1916 NYY 45 93 6 19 2 0 0 4 1 2 17 0.204 0.221 0.226
1917 NYY 63 124 12 32 6 1 2 12 2 16 16 0.258 0.343 0.371
1918 NYY 65 151 14 44 10 0 1 18 2 13 23 0.291 0.352 0.377
1919 BOS 33 48 5 13 1 1 0 4 0 0 9 0.271 0.271 0.333
1919 CLE 6 23 4 8 4 0 0 2 0 0 4 0.348 0.348 0.522
1920 CLE 41 89 17 19 3 0 0 7 0 10 13 0.213 0.300 0.247
1921 CLE 38 53 2 11 4 0 1 3 0 2 5 0.208 0.236 0.340
Career 590 1164 138 289 46 8 8 114 23 78 158 - - -

First NameRaymond
Middle NameBenjamin
Last NameCaldwell
Full Name at BirthRaymond Benjamin Caldwell
Other NamesRube
Sum
Slim
Age79 (age at death)
Date of BirthApril 26, 1888
BirthplaceCroydon, PA
Date of DeathAugust 17, 1967
Location of DeathSalamanca, NY
BuriedRandolph Cemetery, Randolph, NY
Height6' 2" (188 cm)
Weight190 lbs (86.2 kg)
Star SignTaurus
NationalityAmerican
OccupationFormer Major League Baseball Player
Occupation CategoryBaseball
PositionPitcher, Outfielder
BatsLeft
ThrowsRight
MLB Debut9 September 1910
Last MLB Game29 September 1921

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