Red Ruffing

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Birthday
3, 1905
Birthplace
Illinois
Death Date
Feb 16, 1986 (80)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
3, 1905
Birthplace
Illinois
Death Date
Feb 16, 1986 (80)

About

Spent parts of 22 seasons in the MLB, most notably with the New York Yankees in the 1930s.

Before Fame

He was involved in a terrible mine accident and lost four toes on his left foot as a child.

Trivia

He was a gifted batter and pitcher, hitting 36 home runs during his career.

Family Life

He and his wife Pauline had one son together named John.

Associated With

He played alongside Hall of Fame first baseman Lou Gehrig for several years with the New York Yankees.