Born: January 26, 1915|
Los Angeles, California
Died: September 26, 1976 (aged 61)|
Los Alamitos, California
|May 5, 1939 for the Chicago Cubs|
Last MLB appearance
|July 13, 1947 for the Boston Red Sox|
|Runs batted in||192|
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Basically a line-drive hitter and a good fielding replacement, Russell entered the majors in 1939 with the Chicago Cubs, playing for them four years (1939–42) before joining the Boston Red Sox (1946–47). His most productive season came during his rookie year, when he posted career-highs in batting average (.273), home runs (9), runs (55), hits (148), extra-base hits (38), RBI (79) and games played (143).
Russell died in Los Alamitos, California, at the age of 61.
- Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference, or Baseball-Reference (Minors)
- Rip Russell at Find a Grave
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