Lewis Elmer Ritter (Old Dog)
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 5' 9", Weight 150 lb.
- Debut September 10, 1902
- Final Game August 29, 1908
- Born September 7, 1875 in Liverpool, PA USA
- Died May 27, 1952 in Harrisburg, PA USA
Lew "Old Dog" Ritter was a catcher for the Brooklyn Superbas from 1902-08. He showed an unusual tendency to steal bases (for a catcher), stealing 17 in 1904 and 16 in 1905.
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