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Don Richmond

Don Richmond
Third baseman
Born: (1919-10-27)October 27, 1919
Gillett, Pennsylvania
Died: May 24, 1981(1981-05-24) (aged 61)
Elmira, New York
Batted: Left Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 16, 1941 for the Philadelphia Athletics
Last MLB appearance
May 13, 1951 for the St. Louis Cardinals
Career statistics
Batting average .211
Home runs 2
Runs batted in 22

Donald Lester Richmond (October 27, 1919 – May 24, 1981) was a professional baseball third baseman.

Minor leagues

Richmond began his playing career in 1940, but it was interrupted for four years due to World War II.[1] He won the International League batting crown in 1950 and 1951 while playing for the Rochester Red Wings, posting an amazing .350 average in 1951.[1]

Richmond served as player-manager for the Batavia Indians in 1959.[1]

Richmond was elected to the Rochester Red Wings Hall of Fame in 1990, and to the International League Hall of Fame in 2013.[1]

Major leagues

Richmond played in the major leagues over parts of four seasons (1941, 1946–47, 1951) with the Philadelphia Athletics and St. Louis Cardinals. For his career, he compiled a .211 batting average in 152 at-bats, with two home runs and 22 runs batted in.

Personal life

Richmond was born in Gillett, Pennsylvania and died in Elmira, New York at the age of 61.


External links

  • Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference

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