Two-time All-Star who hit .284 during his 18-year career. He played for the Pittsburgh Pirates, Philadelphia Phillies, New York Giants, Chicago Cubs, and Detroit Tigers.
He was given the nickname 'Rowdy Richard' because of his fiery playing attitude.
He played in the very first All-Star Game in 1933.
He was married to his first wife Olive for 50 years.
He won a World Series title with the Detroit Tigers while playing with Hall of Fame slugger Hank Greenberg.