January 18, 1903|
|Died: September 25, 1951
|April 26, 1929, for the Detroit Tigers|
|Last MLB appearance|
|April 17, 1939, for the Cincinnati Reds|
|Runs batted in||45|
Clifford Nolen Richardson (January 18, 1903 – September 25, 1951) was a third baseman in Major League Baseball. He was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee. He attended college at the University of Georgia and was a member of the Sigma Chi Fraternity.
Richardson played 6 seasons in the majors (1929, 1931–1932 with the Detroit Tigers, 1935 with the New York Yankees, and 1938–1939 with the Cincinnati Reds). In 168 career games, Richardson had 117 hits in 473 at bats (.247 average). He was the shortstop and captain of the 1937 Newark Bears team that is widely regarded as the best in minor league history. Richardson later became the head baseball coach at the University of Georgia.
He died on September 25, 1951 in Athens, Georgia.
- Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference
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