January 14, 1903|
|Died: December 4, 1994
|April 18, 1929, for the Boston Red Sox|
|Last MLB appearance|
|May 25, 1932, for the Philadelphia Phillies|
|Runs batted in||120|
Stephen Russell Mallory Scarritt (January 14, 1903 – December 4, 1994) was a left fielder in Major League Baseball who played from 1929 through 1932 for the Boston Red Sox (1929–1931) and Philadelphia Phillies (1933). Listed at 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m), 165 lb, Scarritt batted left-handed and threw right-handed. A native of Pensacola, Florida, he attended University of Florida.
In a four-season career, Scarritt was a .285 hitter (296-for-1037) with three home runs and 120 RBI in 285 games, including 119 runs, 44 doubles, 25 triples and a 17 stolen bases. In 265 outfield appeared, he collected a .956 fielding percentage (28 errors in 631 chances).
Scarritt died at the age of 91 in his home town of Pensacola, Florida.
- In 1929, Scarrit hit 17 triples, setting a record for a Red Sox rookie during a regular season that still stands.
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