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Dick Rudolph

Dick Rudolph
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Pitcher
Born: (1887-08-25)August 25, 1887
New York, New York
Died: October 20, 1949(1949-10-20) (aged 62)
Bronx, New York
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 30, 1910 for the New York Giants
Last MLB appearance
September 11, 1927 for the Boston Braves
Career statistics
Win-loss record 121-108
Earned run average 2.66
Strikeouts 786
Teams

Career highlights and awards

  • World Series Champion: 1914
  • 2 20-win seasons

Richard Rudolph (August 25, 1887, in New York, New York – October 20, 1949, in Bronx, New York), was a pitcher in the Major Leagues from 1910 to 1927. He played for the New York Giants and Boston Braves. He was an alumnus of Fordham University. Rudolph 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.

In 1914, Rudolph was a member of the Braves team that went from last place to first place in two months, becoming the first team to win a pennant after being in last place on the Fourth of July.[1] The team then went on to defeat Connie Mack's heavily favored Philadelphia Athletics in the 1914 World Series, with Rudolph winning two of the games.

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References

External links

  • Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference
  • Find a Grave


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