Rube Ehrhardt

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Welton Claude Ehrhardt

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 6' 2", Weight 190 lb.

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Rube Ehrhardt was one of the few major league pitchers to hurl a shutout in the final game of his career. On October 5, 1929 while playing for the Cincinnati Reds, he pitched a 7-hit shutout against the Chicago Cubs. Ehrhardt was released the next spring by Cincinnati and never pitched another professional game.

After his baseball career, Ehrhardt worked in a Chicago area steel mill for 20 years.

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