“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Bronx in Bronx County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

Charles Herbert "Red" Ruffing

Red Ruffing Marker image. Click for full size.
By Erik Lander, July 9, 2005
1. Red Ruffing Marker
Inscription.  New York Yankees
1930 - 1942
1945 - 1946
US Army Air Division 1943 - 1945
The Yankees' all time leader in wins by a right hand pitcher with 231. The only pitcher in franchise history to compile four consecutive 20 win seasons from 1936 - 1939 when he led the Yankees to four straight World Championships. A durable pitcher, he holds the Yankees' record for most complete games with 261. One of the greatest hitting pitchers of all time, he batted .300 or better in eight seasons. Inducted into The Baseball Hall of Fame in 1967
Dedicated by the New York Yankees July 10, 2004
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Sports.
Location. 40° 49.785′ N, 73° 55.568′ W. Marker is in Bronx, New York, in Bronx County. Marker is at the intersection of 161st St. and River Ave. on 161st St.. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bronx NY 10451, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Joseph Paul Dimaggio (here, next to this marker); Elston Gene Howard (here, next to this marker); George M Steinbrenner III (here,
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next to this marker); Joseph Vincent McCarthy (here, next to this marker); Vernon "Lefty" Gomez (here, next to this marker); Mel Allen (here, next to this marker); Miller James Huggins (here, next to this marker); Philip Francis Rizzuto (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bronx.
More about this marker. Located in Monument Park in Yankee Stadium
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 23, 2012, by Erik Lander of Brooklyn, New York. This page has been viewed 398 times since then and 6 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on March 23, 2012, by Erik Lander of Brooklyn, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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Sep. 18, 2020