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Rick FerrellTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1929-1947 MLB Years: 1929-1947
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General Manager

PositionsC-1806Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameRichard Benjamin Ferrell
Height5-10Weight160BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateOctober 12,1905PlaceDurham,North Carolina
Death DateJuly 27,1995 [89.288]
High SchoolGuilford (Guilford,NC)
CollegeGuilford College (Greensboro,NC)
MLB DebutApril 19,1929 [23.189]
OrganizationsSLA [8] WS1 [8] BOS [5] Awards0Awards Voting4-32
TBC Player ID11338Retrosheet IDferrr101MLBAM ID114086
RelationshipsBrother of Wes Ferrell
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Player Notes:   Elected to Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame in 1995
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed48Power49Contact45XBH48RBIs54Runs21Hitting67Durability69Team.462Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1929St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla-c236414421336102012321014000.229.373.285.658417181.246.056.271.32917.685.520.310.000.0021.21
1930St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla-c241013144384184141144610111000.268.363.360.72311323372.274.092.229.33912.372.690.220.27314.0027.38
1931St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla8c251173864711830435723561203000.306.394.427.82116537445.310.121.264.38312.582.700.210.67128.6731.36
1932St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla8c261264386713830526555661819000.315.406.420.82618437514.325.105.256.38312.843.500.270.39219.0026.81
1933St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla8c27227281820152012401000.250.357.319.67623385.254.069.264.32814.124.710.331.1872.0016.67
1933Boston Red SoxALMLBbos9c2711842150125194372225819214000.297.385.382.76716126495.306.085.223.36311.723.840.330.61140.3320.80
1933Totals for AL-AL         14049358143214477427023215000.290.381.373.75418429580.298.083.229.35812.073.970.330.69123.2520.28
1934Boston Red SoxALMLBbos7c281324375013029414800662004000.297.390.389.77917034507.310.092.243.36713.023.940.300.20437.0026.15
1935Boston Red SoxALMLBbos7c2913345854138344361586515013000.301.388.413.80118941536.307.112.247.37412.132.800.230.56152.6729.71
1936Boston Red SoxALMLBbos12c301214105912827585501651705000.312.406.461.86718940480.312.149.305.40113.543.540.261.6751.2531.25
1937Boston Red SoxALMLBbos2c31186582020140015400000.308.438.385.82325380.317.077.308.39518.755.000.271.2565.0015.00
1937Washington Senators IALMLBws110c318627931646013211501812000.229.348.262.610737332.242.033.211.30615.065.420.360.30279.0010.94
1937Totals for AL-AL         10434439848023611652212000.244.366.285.6519810412.256.041.230.32315.785.340.340.49172.0011.90
1938Washington Senators IALMLBws18c321354115512024515810751709000.292.401.382.78315730495.303.090.275.37315.153.430.230.20411.0025.00
1939Washington Senators IALMLBws18c3387274327713103111411217004.281.377.336.7139214323.294.055.204.34312.693.720.290.000.0018.18
1940Washington Senators IALMLBws18c34103326358918202811471502007.273.365.340.70511120375.286.067.212.33512.534.000.320.000.0022.47
1941Washington Senators IALMLBws18c352166818500131015401003.273.407.348.75523582.290.075.318.36918.294.880.270.000.0027.78
1941St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla11c35100321308114322321522202000.252.357.333.69010719375.266.081.246.33313.875.870.420.53160.5023.46
1941Totals for AL-AL         121387389919323631672603003.256.366.336.70213024457.270.080.258.34014.665.690.390.44193.5024.24
1942St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla9c369927320616102601331306000.223.307.253.560697312.235.030.147.27810.584.170.390.000.0011.48
1943St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla9c377420912507002000341412000.239.348.273.621577246.256.034.196.31213.825.690.410.000.0014.00
1944Washington Senators IALMLBws18c38993391494111025214613020010.277.364.316.68010712387.288.039.177.33111.893.360.280.000.0012.77
1945Washington Senators IALMLBws18c39912863376121138244313240010.266.366.325.6919314335.276.059.203.34012.843.880.300.30286.0018.42
1947Washington Senators IALMLBws137c41379910301100120014702004.303.389.414.8034111115.326.111.253.37812.176.090.500.000.0036.67
MLB Totals - 18 Season(s)Filter18846028687169232445287342935931277101030038.281.378.363.74121903977072.291.082.236.00013.163.920.300.40215.2923.46
St. Louis Browns Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter70321572485831131892571316331103438000.270.368.352.7207591402530.281.082.234.00013.084.070.310.36239.6724.01
Washington Senators I Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter659208021856810010323798331994290038.273.374.335.7096971132444.286.062.222.00013.544.050.300.12693.3319.89
Boston Red Sox Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter5221791221541111171624071126975236000.302.394.410.8047341442098.309.108.256.00012.823.570.280.76111.9426.62
Average MLB - Per 162 games1625185914528426323802419003.281.378.363.74118834608.291.082.236.00013.163.920.300.40215.2923.46

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1929St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla23C45--1403573182175.9623.89-----26470.329.6
1930St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla24C101--3366675409402.9833.98-----2101100.065.6
1931St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla25C108--412861411512498.9734.61-----611792.370.1
1932St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla26C120--4867889572564.9864.70-----312695.277.9
1933Boston Red SoxALMLBbos27C116--5007669582576.9904.97-----111898.377.9
1933St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla27C21--911611108107.9915.10------2295.513.9
1934Boston Red SoxALMLBbos28C128--5317267609603.9904.71-----613297.084.2
1935Boston Red SoxALMLBbos29C131--520791312612599.9794.57-----813398.585.6
1936Boston Red SoxALMLBbos30C121--5565585619611.9875.05-----1121100.078.6
1937Washington Senators IALMLBws131C84--3414255388383.9874.56-----68697.754.9
1937Boston Red SoxALMLBbos31C18--931011104103.9905.72------18100.011.8
1938Washington Senators IALMLBws132C131--512691115592581.9814.44-----813597.086.8
1939Washington Senators IALMLBws133C83--3274699382373.9764.49-----198795.454.6
1940Washington Senators IALMLBws134C99--42767105504494.9804.99-----1710396.164.3
1941St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla35C98--34051211393391.9953.99-----610098.063.6
1941Washington Senators IALMLBws135C21--85132110098.9804.67-----321100.013.6
1942St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla36C95--3565767419413.9864.35-----109996.062.9
1943St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla37C70--3275257384379.9875.41-----27494.646.1
1944Washington Senators IALMLBws138C96--4037198483474.9814.94-----209997.062.3
1945Washington Senators IALMLBws139C83--3316443399395.9904.76-----219191.253.9
1947Washington Senators IALMLBws141C37--1342215157156.9944.22-----137100.024.0
MLB Totals for C - 18 season(s)-   C1806--7248112713513985108375.9844.64-----14218060.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1929St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla23-45---------
1930St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla24-101---------
1931St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla25-108---------
1932St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla26-120---------
1933Boston Red SoxALMLBbos27-116---------
1933St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla27-21---------
1934Boston Red SoxALMLBbos28-128---------
1935Boston Red SoxALMLBbos29-131---------
1936Boston Red SoxALMLBbos30-121---------
1937Washington Senators IALMLBws131-84---------
1937Boston Red SoxALMLBbos31-18---------
1938Washington Senators IALMLBws132-131---------
1939Washington Senators IALMLBws133-83---------
1940Washington Senators IALMLBws134-99---------
1941St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla35-98---------
1941Washington Senators IALMLBws135-21---------
1942St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla36-95---------
1943St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla37-70---------
1944Washington Senators IALMLBws138-96---------
1945Washington Senators IALMLBws139-83---------
1947Washington Senators IALMLBws141-37---------

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1946Washington Senators IALMLBMLBws140Assistant Coach1547678.49428.04Ossie Bluege
1948Washington Senators IALMLBMLBws142Assistant Coach1535697.36640.07Joe Kuhel
1949Washington Senators IALMLBMLBws143Assistant Coach15450104.32547.08Joe Kuhel
1950Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet44Assistant Coach1549559.6173.02Red Rolfe
1951Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet45Assistant Coach1547381.47425.05Red Rolfe
1952Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet46Assistant Coach15450104.32545.08Fred Hutchinson,Red Rolfe
1953Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet47Assistant Coach1546094.39040.56Fred Hutchinson
1959Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet53General Manager1547678.49418.04Jimmy Dykes,Bill Norman
1960Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet54General Manager1547183.46126.06Joe Gordon,Jimmy Dykes,Billy Hitchcock
1961Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet55General Manager16210161.6238.02Bob Scheffing
1962Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet56General Manager1618576.52810.57Bob Scheffing
* 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
1947-12-29Released by Senators. 
1944-03-01TradeTraded by Browns to Senators for Tony Giuliani and Cash. 
1941-05-15TradeTraded by Senators to Browns for Vern Kennedy. 
1937-06-11TradeTraded by Red Sox with Mel Almada and Wes Ferrell to Senators for Bobo Newsom and Ben Chapman. 
1933-05-09TradeTraded by Browns with Lloyd Brown to Red Sox for Merv Shea and Cash. 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.