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Red RuffingTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1924-1947 MLB Years: 1924-1947
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World Series Champion

PositionsP-735, OF-3Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameCharles Herbert Ruffing
Height6-1Weight205BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateMay 3,1904PlaceGranville,Illinois
Death DateFebruary 17,1986 [81.290]
OrganizationsNYA [15] BOS [7] CHA [1] Awards0Awards Voting4-282
TBC Player ID17447Retrosheet IDruffr101MLBAM ID121547
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Player Notes:   Opening Day Starter for Boston Red Sox in 1929 and New York Yankees in 1931,1938-1940,1942 ... Elected to Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame in 1995
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts68Walks59Hittable71SO/BB72vsPower71Hitting55Durability81Team.534Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1924Boston Red SoxALMLBbos-S/R20006.65826003023.029171709101001.6511.35--3.523.911.11-3.34
1925Boston Red SoxALMLBbos-ST219185.0137271013361217.02531351211075641101.5110.480.413.112.650.85.3334.15
1926Boston Red SoxALMLBbos-S/R226154.3937221560112166.01699881468580001.439.160.223.693.140.85.2863.76
1927Boston Red SoxALMLBbos-S/R235134.662618810072158.01609482787775101.569.090.404.954.380.89.2784.28
1928Boston Red SoxALMLBbos-ST2410253.894234825182289.03031471258961184001.389.430.252.993.671.23.2863.44
1929Boston Red SoxALMLBbos-ST259224.863530518151244.0280162132171181096001.6310.310.634.354.020.92.2904.62
1930Boston Red SoxALMLBbos-S/R26036.38431101024.032191716140201.5812.000.382.255.252.33.0003.63
1930New York YankeesALMLBnya21S/R261554.143425912281197.22001069110621174001.339.110.462.825.331.89.7503.92
1931New York YankeesALMLBnya18ST2716144.413730719152237.024013011611871321001.389.110.423.305.011.52.5333.70
1932New York YankeesALMLBnya15ST281873.093529622362259.021910289161151905001.297.610.564.006.601.65.7203.69
1933New York YankeesALMLBnya15ST299143.913528718073235.02301181027931220001.378.810.273.564.671.31.3913.33
1934New York YankeesALMLBnya15ST3019113.933631519530256.0232134112181041491001.318.150.633.655.231.43.6334.09
1935New York YankeesALMLBnya15ST3116113.123029119210222.020188771776811101.258.150.693.083.281.07.5934.35
1936New York YankeesALMLBnya15ST3220123.853333025300271.027413311622901027001.349.100.732.993.391.13.6254.56
1937New York YankeesALMLBnya15ST332072.983131022400256.02421018517681311101.218.500.602.394.601.93.7413.67
1938New York YankeesALMLBnya15ST342173.313131022300247.02461049116821271101.338.950.582.984.621.55.7503.73
1939New York YankeesALMLBnya15ST352172.932828022500233.021188761575953001.238.140.582.893.661.27.7503.96
1940New York YankeesALMLBnya15ST3615123.383030020300226.021898852476971001.308.680.963.033.861.28.5564.37
1941New York YankeesALMLBnya15ST371563.542323013200185.217787731354601001.248.580.632.622.911.11.7143.80
1942New York YankeesALMLBnya15ST381473.212424016400193.218372691041800001.168.500.461.913.721.95.6672.90
1945New York YankeesALMLBnya22ST41732.8911110810087.0853228220240001.208.760.212.062.471.20.7002.97
1946New York YankeesALMLBnya22,15ST42511.77880420061.0371312223190000.985.460.303.392.800.83.8333.32
1947Chicago White SoxALMLBcha34ST43356.11990100053.0633936716113001.4910.701.192.721.870.69.3754.70
MLB Totals - 22 Season(s)Filter2732253.80624536883354571164340.04284211718332541541198746701.348.880.533.194.121.29.5480.91
New York Yankees Totals - 15 Season(s)Filter2311243.4742639135261403083166.22995140612222001066152626301.288.510.573.034.331.43.651-
Boston Red Sox Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter39964.61189136537354181121.012266725754745945017401.509.830.383.683.610.98.289-
Chicago White Sox Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter356.11990100053.0633936716113001.4910.701.192.721.870.69.375-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings14113.803227517241220.02171079313781012001.348.880.533.194.121.29.5600.91

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1924Boston Red SoxALMLBbos-p2087010100000100000.143.143.429.572317.167.286.286.2370.0014.290.000.000.00100.00
1925Boston Red SoxALMLBbos-p-p213779617420110012212000.215.235.316.55125683.298.101.114.2501.2026.5122.000.000.0035.29
1926Boston Red SoxALMLBbos-p22375181010150121202000.196.226.275.50114255.237.079.098.2353.6421.826.001.8251.0020.00
1927Boston Red SoxALMLBbos-p2329555143104000616000.255.268.345.61319462.286.090.091.2820.009.680.000.000.0028.57
1928Boston Red SoxALMLBbos-p246012112381312190031207000.314.331.488.8195916131.336.174.198.3682.299.164.001.5360.5042.11
1929Boston Red SoxALMLBbos-p2560114935902170021313000.307.325.439.7645011120.333.132.149.3431.6710.836.501.6757.0031.43
1930Boston Red SoxALMLBbos-p26611232001000100000.273.273.455.7285211.300.182.182.3130.009.090.000.000.0066.67
1930New York YankeesALMLBnya21p265299153762421007700000.374.415.5961.0115912106.375.222.293.4416.606.601.003.7724.7532.43
1930Totals for AL-AL         58110174082422007800000.364.402.582.9846414117.367.218.282.4295.986.841.143.4227.5035.00
1931New York YankeesALMLBnya18p27481091436813120011306000.330.336.505.8415512116.355.175.183.3770.8611.2113.002.5936.3333.33
1932New York YankeesALMLBnya15p28551242038613190061002000.306.338.444.7825510132.315.138.185.3524.557.581.672.2741.3326.32
1933New York YankeesALMLBnya15p29551151029312130071502000.252.295.348.643406124.276.096.157.3005.6512.102.141.6157.5020.69
1934New York YankeesALMLBnya15p30451131128302130031710000.248.274.327.601375117.277.079.106.2782.5614.535.671.7156.5017.86
1935New York YankeesALMLBnya15p31501091337100218003911000.339.363.486.8495312114.357.147.174.3842.637.893.001.7554.5032.43
1936New York YankeesALMLBnya15p325312714375052200111202000.291.348.449.7975710140.291.158.244.3647.868.571.093.5725.4027.03
1937New York YankeesALMLBnya15p335412911263011000132402000.202.275.248.523324144.240.046.147.2549.0316.671.850.69129.0015.38
1938New York YankeesALMLBnya15p344510712244131700172101000.224.331.364.695398125.253.140.299.32813.6016.801.242.4035.6733.33
1939New York YankeesALMLBnya15p35441141235101201071803001.307.347.342.689392124.358.035.105.3255.6514.522.570.81114.005.71
1940New York YankeesALMLBnya15p3633898114017003901006.124.152.202.35418593.127.078.112.1643.239.683.001.0889.0045.45
1941New York YankeesALMLBnya15p3738891027812220041201002.303.333.483.816431194.333.180.225.3724.2612.773.002.1344.5040.74
1942New York YankeesALMLBnya15p383080820401130051312002.250.302.338.64027588.288.088.150.3075.6814.772.601.1480.0025.00
1945New York YankeesALMLBnya22p4121464100115000800000.217.217.326.54315246.243.109.109.2520.0017.390.002.1746.0020.00
1946New York YankeesALMLBnya22,15p42825131001001800001.120.154.160.3144126.176.040.080.1533.8530.778.000.000.0033.33
1947Chicago White SoxALMLBcha34p431424250003001300001.208.240.208.4485025.238.000.042.2174.0012.003.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 22 Season(s)Filter882193720752198133627311972666430013.269.306.389.6957531472083.297.120.170.0004.6612.772.741.7353.8128.21
New York Yankees Totals - 15 Season(s)Filter63114751633986683121310881963230012.270.312.388.7005731051589.294.118.179.0005.5412.332.231.9547.5826.38
Boston Red Sox Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter2374384211832555701867320000.269.287.400.68717542469.309.131.146.0001.7114.298.381.0787.6035.59
Chicago White Sox Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1424250003001300001.208.240.208.4485025.238.000.042.0004.0012.003.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162356389618275000184918002.269.306.389.69513827383.297.120.170.0004.6612.772.741.7353.8128.21

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1924Boston Red SoxALMLBbos20P8-23-3--331.0000.380.13-----8100.05.2
1925Boston Red SoxALMLBbos21P37-217750135857.9831.540.26-----37100.024.3
1925Boston Red SoxALMLBbos21P37-217750135857.9831.540.26-----37100.024.3
1925Boston Red SoxALMLBbos21P37-217750135857.9831.540.26-----37100.024.3
1925Boston Red SoxALMLBbos21P37-217750135857.9831.540.26-----37100.024.3
1926Boston Red SoxALMLBbos22P37-1661034124544.9781.190.27-----37100.024.2
1927Boston Red SoxALMLBbos23P26-158836114544.9781.690.28-----2989.716.9
1928Boston Red SoxALMLBbos24P42-289751346158.9511.380.20-----6070.027.5
1929Boston Red SoxALMLBbos25P35-244746315653.9461.510.22-----6058.322.7
1929Boston Red SoxALMLBbos25OF2--1---111.0000.50------603.31.3
1930New York YankeesALMLBnya26P34-1973272-3230.9380.880.15-----5265.422.1
1930Boston Red SoxALMLBbos26P4-24-21-32.6670.500.08-----666.72.6
1931New York YankeesALMLBnya27P37-237432-136361.0000.970.15-----4877.124.2
1931New York YankeesALMLBnya27OF1--1---111.0001.00------482.10.7
1932New York YankeesALMLBnya28P35-259438244442.9551.200.16-----5563.622.7
1933New York YankeesALMLBnya29P35-235845255553.9641.510.23-----5563.623.3
1934New York YankeesALMLBnya30P36-2561032324542.9331.170.16-----4580.023.4
1935New York YankeesALMLBnya31P30-2221726-343431.0001.430.19-----5060.020.1
1936New York YankeesALMLBnya32P33-2711356167069.9862.090.25-----5362.321.6
1937New York YankeesALMLBnya33P31-256928123837.9741.190.14-----5457.420.1
1938New York YankeesALMLBnya34P31-2471134-245451.0001.450.18-----4568.920.4
1939New York YankeesALMLBnya35P28-233832224240.9521.430.17-----4463.618.5
1940New York YankeesALMLBnya36P30-226630223836.9471.200.16-----3390.919.5
1941New York YankeesALMLBnya37P23-185721-328281.0001.220.15-----3860.514.9
1942New York YankeesALMLBnya38P24-193830153938.9741.580.20-----3080.015.6
1945New York YankeesALMLBnya41P11-87211111413.9291.180.15-----2152.47.2
1946New York YankeesALMLBnya42P8-6126-1881.0001.000.13-----8100.05.2
1947Chicago White SoxALMLBcha43P9-5327-1991.0001.000.17-----1464.35.8
MLB Totals for P - 22 season(s)-   P735-4990174827306010311001.9711.360.20-----7350.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF3--2---221.0000.67------30.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1924Boston Red SoxALMLBbos208----------
1925Boston Red SoxALMLBbos21148----------
1926Boston Red SoxALMLBbos2237----------
1927Boston Red SoxALMLBbos2326----------
1928Boston Red SoxALMLBbos2442----------
1929Boston Red SoxALMLBbos2535--------2-
1930New York YankeesALMLBnya2634----------
1930Boston Red SoxALMLBbos264----------
1931New York YankeesALMLBnya2737--------1-
1932New York YankeesALMLBnya2835----------
1933New York YankeesALMLBnya2935----------
1934New York YankeesALMLBnya3036----------
1935New York YankeesALMLBnya3130----------
1936New York YankeesALMLBnya3233----------
1937New York YankeesALMLBnya3331----------
1938New York YankeesALMLBnya3431----------
1939New York YankeesALMLBnya3528----------
1940New York YankeesALMLBnya3630----------
1941New York YankeesALMLBnya3723----------
1942New York YankeesALMLBnya3824----------
1945New York YankeesALMLBnya4111----------
1946New York YankeesALMLBnya428----------
1947Chicago White SoxALMLBcha439----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1932New York YankeesWorld SeriesMLB28104.001109.010461001.7810.000.006.0010.001.670.001.000
1936New York YankeesWorld SeriesMLB32014.5020014.016751201.5010.290.003.217.712.400.00.000
1937New York YankeesWorld SeriesMLB33101.001109.0713801.117.000.003.008.002.670.001.000
1938New York YankeesWorld SeriesMLB34201.5022018.017321101.068.500.001.005.505.500.001.000
1939New York YankeesWorld SeriesMLB35101.001109.0411400.564.000.001.004.004.000.001.000
1941New York YankeesWorld SeriesMLB37101.001109.0613501.006.000.003.005.001.670.001.000
1942New York YankeesWorld SeriesMLB38114.0821017.214871101.227.130.003.575.601.570.00.500
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 7 yrs722.6310010700085.77402502761001.187.770.002.846.412.260.00.778

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1932New York YankeesWorld SeriesMLB2824000000001100000.000.200.000.200005.000.000.25020.0020.001.000.000.000.00
1936New York YankeesWorld SeriesMLB3235000000001200000.000.167.000.167006.000.000.20016.6733.332.000.000.000.00
1937New York YankeesWorld SeriesMLB3314021003000000000.500.500.7501.250314.500.250.2500.000.000.000.000.0050.00
1938New York YankeesWorld SeriesMLB3426110001001000000.167.286.167.453107.167.000.16714.290.000.000.000.000.00
1939New York YankeesWorld SeriesMLB3513010000000100000.333.333.333.666103.500.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
1941New York YankeesWorld SeriesMLB3713000000000000000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1942New York YankeesWorld SeriesMLB3849020000000200000.222.222.222.444209.286.000.0000.0022.220.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 7 yrs1434161004003600000.176.243.206.4497137.214.030.1188.1116.222.000.000.0016.67

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1951Cleveland IndiansALMLBMLBcle47Assistant Coach1549361.6045.02Al Lopez
1962New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn58Pitching Coach16040120.25060.510Casey Stengel
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1947-09-30Released by White Sox. 
1946-09-20Released by Yankees. 
1930-05-06TradeTraded by Red Sox to Yankees for Cedric Durst and Cash. 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2019 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.