Ray Caldwell

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Birthday
26, 1888
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Aug 17, 1967 (79)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
26, 1888
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Aug 17, 1967 (79)

About

Talented pitcher for the New York Yankees who was known as much for his on-field prowess as for his off-the-field antics.

Before Fame

He joined the New York Yankees when they were still the Highlanders.

Trivia

After a lightning strike knocked him unconscious for half an hour during the middle of a game, he decided to stay in the game upon regaining consciousness, recording the final out.

Family Life

His stepfather was a telegrapher, and after his baseball career Ray followed in his footsteps.

Associated With

He was named to the Kansas City Blues all-time team in 1948, along with Joe DiMaggio's brother, Vince.

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