Ralph Weigel

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Ralph Weigel
Born: (1921-10-02)October 2, 1921
Coldwater, Ohio
Died: April 15, 1992(1992-04-15) (aged 70)
Memphis, Tennessee
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 18, 1946, for the Cleveland Indians
Last MLB appearance
July 7, 1949, for the Washington Senators
MLB statistics
Batting average .230
Home runs 0
Runs batted in 30

Ralph Richard Weigel (October 2, 1921 – April 15, 1992) nicknamed "Wig" was an American professional baseball player, a catcher who appeared in 106 Major League games over three seasons for the Cleveland Indians (1946), Chicago White Sox (1948) and Washington Senators (1949).

A native of Coldwater, Ohio, Weigel threw and batted right-handed; he stood 6 feet 1 inch (1.85 m) tall and weighed 180 pounds (82 kg). Weigel's professional career lasted from 1940 through 1949, although he missed the 1943–1945 seasons while serving in the United States Coast Guard during World War II.[1]

His 54 Major League hits included nine doubles and three triples.


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