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Frequently Asked Questions
When was John Ritchey born?
John Ritchey was born on January 5, 1923.
Where was John Ritchey born?
John Ritchey was born in San Diego, CA.
How tall was John Ritchey?
John Ritchey was 5-10 (178 cm) tall.
How much did John Ritchey weigh when playing?
John Ritchey weighed 180 lbs (81 kg) when playing.
How many seasons did John Ritchey play?
John Ritchey played 1 season.
Is John Ritchey in the Hall of Fame?
John Ritchey has not been elected into the Hall of Fame.
What position did John Ritchey play?
John Ritchey was a Catcher and Third Baseman.
How many hits did John Ritchey have?
John Ritchey had 23 hits over his career.
How many home runs did John Ritchey have?
John Ritchey had home runs over his career.
What was John Ritchey's average?
John Ritchey had a .324 average over his career.
How many teams has John Ritchey played for?
John Ritchey played for 1 team, the Chicago American Giants.
When did John Ritchey retire?
John Ritchey last played in 1947.