Whitey Ritterson

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Whitey Ritterson
Born: (1855-04-26)April 26, 1855
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Died: July 28, 1917(1917-07-28) (aged 62)
Bucks County, Pennsylvania
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
May 2, 1876, for the Philadelphia Athletics
Last MLB appearance
August 9, 1876, for the Philadelphia Athletics
MLB statistics
Batting average .250
Home runs 0
Runs batted in 4
  • Philadelphia Athletics (1876)

Edward West "Whitey" Ritterson (April 26, 1855 – July 28, 1917) was a professional baseball player who played mainly as a catcher for one season in the National League with the Philadelphia Athletics in 1876. His height is listed at 5-foot-8-inch (1.73 m).[1]

Ritterson was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, died in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, and is interred at Reform Cemetery in Perkasie, Pennsylvania.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Whitey Ritterson". retrosheet.org. Retrosheet, Inc. Retrieved August 23, 2014. 

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