Red Ruffing

Charles Herbert "Red" Ruffing (May 3, 1905 – February 17, 1986) was an American professional baseball player. A pitcher, he played in Major League Baseball (MLB) from 1924 through 1947. He played for the Boston Red Sox, New York Yankees, and Chicago White Sox. Ruffing is most remembered for his time with the highly successful Yankees teams of the 1930s and 1940s.

Red Ruffing
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Pitching Stats

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Major League pitching statistics for Red Ruffing.
Year Team W-L ERA G GS CG SHO SV IP H R ER BB SO
1924 BOS 0-0 6.65 8 2 0 0 0 23 29 17 17 9 10
1925 BOS 9-18 5.01 37 27 13 3 1 217 253 135 121 75 64
1926 BOS 6-15 4.39 37 22 6 0 2 166 169 96 81 68 58
1927 BOS 5-13 4.66 26 18 10 0 2 158 160 94 82 87 77
1928 BOS 10-25 3.89 42 34 25 1 2 289 303 147 125 96 118
1929 BOS 9-22 4.86 35 32 18 1 1 244 280 162 132 118 109
1930 BOS 0-3 6.38 4 3 1 0 0 24 32 19 17 6 14
1930 NYY 15-5 4.14 34 25 12 2 1 197 200 106 91 62 117
1931 NYY 16-14 4.41 37 30 19 1 2 237 240 130 116 87 132
1932 NYY 18-7 3.09 35 29 22 3 2 259 219 102 89 115 190
1933 NYY 9-14 3.91 35 28 18 0 3 235 230 118 102 93 122
1934 NYY 19-11 3.93 36 31 19 5 0 256 232 134 112 104 149
1935 NYY 16-11 3.12 30 29 19 2 0 222 201 88 77 76 81
1936 NYY 20-12 3.85 33 33 25 3 0 271 274 133 116 90 102
1937 NYY 20-7 2.98 31 31 22 4 0 256 242 101 85 68 131
1938 NYY 21-7 3.31 31 31 22 3 0 247 246 104 91 82 127
1939 NYY 21-7 2.93 28 28 22 5 0 233 211 88 76 75 95
1940 NYY 15-12 3.38 30 30 20 3 0 226 218 98 85 76 97
1941 NYY 15-6 3.54 23 23 13 2 0 185 177 87 73 54 60
1942 NYY 14-7 3.21 24 24 16 4 0 193 183 72 69 41 80
1945 NYY 7-3 2.89 11 11 8 1 0 87 85 32 28 20 24
1946 NYY 5-1 1.77 8 8 4 2 0 61 37 13 12 23 19
1947 CHW 3-5 6.11 9 9 1 0 0 53 63 39 36 16 11
Career 273-225 - 624 538 335 45 16 - 4284 2115 1833 1541 1987

Fielding Stats

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Major League fielding statistics for Red Ruffing.
Year Team G GS Inn PO A E DP Fld%
1924 BOS 8 - 0 3 0 0 1.000
1925 BOS 37 - 7 50 1 3 0.983
1926 BOS 37 - 10 34 1 2 0.978
1927 BOS 29 - 8 36 1 1 0.978
1928 BOS 60 - 7 51 3 4 0.951
1929 BOS 60 - 8 46 3 1 0.947
1930 BOS 6 - 0 2 1 0 0.667
1930 NYY 52 - 3 27 2 0 0.938
1931 NYY 48 - 5 32 0 1 1.000
1932 NYY 55 - 4 38 2 4 0.955
1933 NYY 55 - 8 45 2 5 0.964
1934 NYY 45 - 10 32 3 2 0.933
1935 NYY 50 - 17 26 0 3 1.000
1936 NYY 53 - 13 56 1 6 0.986
1937 NYY 54 - 9 28 1 2 0.974
1938 NYY 45 - 11 34 0 2 1.000
1939 NYY 44 - 8 32 2 2 0.952
1940 NYY 33 - 6 30 2 2 0.947
1941 NYY 38 - 7 21 0 3 1.000
1942 NYY 30 - 8 30 1 5 0.974
1945 NYY 21 - 2 11 1 1 0.929
1946 NYY 8 - 2 6 0 1 1.000
1947 CHW 14 - 2 7 0 1 1.000
Career 882 - 155 677 27 51 -

Batting Stats

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Major League batting statistics for Red Ruffing.
Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG
1924 BOS 8 7 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.143 0.143 0.429
1925 BOS 37 79 6 17 4 2 0 11 0 1 22 0.215 0.235 0.316
1926 BOS 37 51 8 10 1 0 1 5 0 2 12 0.196 0.226 0.275
1927 BOS 29 55 5 14 3 1 0 4 0 0 6 0.255 0.268 0.345
1928 BOS 60 121 12 38 13 1 2 19 0 3 12 0.314 0.331 0.488
1929 BOS 60 114 9 35 9 0 2 17 0 2 13 0.307 0.325 0.439
1930 BOS 6 11 2 3 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 0.273 0.273 0.455
1930 NYY 52 99 15 37 6 2 4 21 0 7 7 0.374 0.415 0.596
1931 NYY 48 109 14 36 8 1 3 12 0 1 13 0.330 0.336 0.505
1932 NYY 55 124 20 38 6 1 3 19 0 6 10 0.306 0.338 0.444
1933 NYY 55 115 10 29 3 1 2 13 0 7 15 0.252 0.295 0.348
1934 NYY 45 113 11 28 3 0 2 13 0 3 17 0.248 0.274 0.327
1935 NYY 50 109 13 37 10 0 2 18 0 3 9 0.339 0.363 0.486
1936 NYY 53 127 14 37 5 0 5 22 0 11 12 0.291 0.348 0.449
1937 NYY 54 129 11 26 3 0 1 10 0 13 24 0.202 0.275 0.248
1938 NYY 45 107 12 24 4 1 3 17 0 17 21 0.224 0.331 0.364
1939 NYY 44 114 12 35 1 0 1 20 1 7 18 0.307 0.347 0.342
1940 NYY 33 89 8 11 4 0 1 7 0 3 9 0.124 0.152 0.202
1941 NYY 38 89 10 27 8 1 2 22 0 4 12 0.303 0.333 0.483
1942 NYY 30 80 8 20 4 0 1 13 0 5 13 0.250 0.302 0.338
1945 NYY 21 46 4 10 0 1 1 5 0 0 8 0.217 0.217 0.326
1946 NYY 8 25 1 3 1 0 0 1 0 1 8 0.120 0.154 0.160
1947 CHW 14 24 2 5 0 0 0 3 0 1 3 0.208 0.240 0.208
Career 882 1937 207 521 98 13 36 273 1 97 266 - - -



First NameCharles
Middle NameHerbert
Last NameRuffing
Full Name at BirthCharles Herbert Ruffing
Age80 (age at death)
Date of BirthMay 3, 1905
BirthplaceGranville, IL
Date of DeathFebruary 17, 1986
Location of DeathMayfield Heights, OH
BuriedHillcrest Memorial Park, Bedford Heights, OH
Height6' 1" (185 cm)
Weight205 lbs (93.0 kg)
Star SignTaurus
NationalityAmerican
OccupationFormer Major League Baseball Player
Occupation CategoryBaseball
PositionPitcher
BatsRight
ThrowsRight
MLB Debut31 May 1924
Last MLB Game15 September 1947
Hall of FameInducted into the Hall of Fame by BBWAA in Runoff Election as Player in 1967 (266/306 ballots).

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