Rick Ferrell

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American Athlete born on October 12, 1905, died on July 27, 1995

Richard Benjamin "Rick" Ferrell was an American former professional baseball player, coach, scout, and executive. He played for 18 seasons in Major League Baseball as a catcher for the St. Louis Browns, Boston Red Sox, and Washington Senators, from 1929 through 1947. His brother, Wes Ferrell, was a major league pitcher for 15 seasons, and they were teammates from 1933 through part of 1938 on the Red Sox and Senators. Following his three seasons in minor league baseball, he appealed to the Commissioner of Baseball to become a free agent, claiming that he was being held in the minors though he deserved promotion. The Commissioner agreed, and he was granted free agency; he signed with the St. Louis Browns... (source)

We were brothers off the field, but there was no love lost on it. We fought like cats and dogs. Wes was always trying to strike me out, and meantime, I was always trying to hit a home run off him. view quote

Never reach for the knuckleball; I just let it come to me. view quote

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