Rick Ingalls

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Richard Thomas Ingalls

  • Bats Left, Throws Right
  • Height 5' 11", Weight 175 lb.
  • School California State University Los Angeles? Cal State Fullerton?

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Biographical Information[edit]

Rick Ingalls has been a minor league infielder, minor league manager and scout.

Ingalls was picked by the Oakland Athletics in the 31st round of the 1973 amateur draft. He split the summer between the Lewiston Broncs (10 for 29) and Burlington Bees (.254/.405/.312, 35 BB in 50 G). He hit .263/.342/.298 with 24 strikeouts in 376 at-bats, while fielding .924 as the main 3B for the 1974 Bees. In '75, he batted .249/.298/.289 and fielded .930 at 3B for the Birmingham A's. His 20 sacrifice hits led the Southern League. He was then traded to the Kansas City Royals for Mark Williams. In 1976, he hit .209/.286/.235 for the Jacksonville Suns as a backup utility infielder. He ended his minor league career with a .249 average and .286 slugging percentage over 340 games. He managed the Salem Senators to a 36-34 record in 1981.

Ingalls was a long-time scout, working for the California Angels, Chicago White Sox, Seattle Mariners, Toronto Blue Jays and Cincinnati Reds. He signed Kyle Abbott, Damion Easley, Jack Howell, Donny Lucy, Jake Marisnick and Wes Whisler.