From BR Bullpen
Richard James Ricketts
- Bats Left, Throws Right
- Height 6' 7", Weight 215 lb.
- School Duquesne University
- Debut June 14, 1959
- Final Game July 27, 1959
- Born December 4, 1933 in Pottstown, PA USA
- Died March 6, 1988 in Rochester, NY USA
 Biographical Information
Dick Ricketts was an NBA player for several years before coming to the majors in 1959 for 12 major league games. He stood 6 ' 7 " tall.
A player out of Duquesne University, his time overlapped there with that of his brother Dave Ricketts. Both brothers also appear in a 1953 scorecard for the Schoeneck Chicks of the Eastern County League.
He also pitched for Buffalo and Rochester. After his baseball days he worked for Eastman Kodak Company.