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Russ Derry

Russ Derry
Outfielder
Born: (1916-10-07)October 7, 1916
Princeton, Missouri
Died: October 26, 2004(2004-10-26) (aged 88)
Kansas City, Missouri
Batted: Left Threw: Right
MLB debut
July 4, 1944 for the New York Yankees
Last MLB appearance
September 30, 1949 for the St. Louis Cardinals
Career statistics
Batting average .224
Home runs 17
Runs batted in 73
Teams

Alva Russell Derry (October 7, 1916 – October 26, 2004) was an American professional baseball player from Princeton, Missouri.[1] He appeared in 187 Major League Baseball games as an outfielder for New York Yankees in 1944 and 1945, the Philadelphia Athletics in 1946, and the St. Louis Cardinals in 1949. He batted left-handed, threw right-handed, stood 6 feet 1 inch (1.85 m) tall and weighed 180 pounds (82 kg).

Derry had 124 career hits in 553 Major League at bats.[2] In 1949, Derry led the International League with 42 home runs, and is a member of the IL Hall of Fame.

He died on October 26, 2004, in Kansas City, Missouri.[1]

References

External links

Biography portal
  • Baseball-Reference
  • Find a Grave


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