From BR Bullpen
Ralph Edward Sharman (Bally)
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 5' 11", Weight 176 lb.
- Debut September 10, 1917
- Final Game October 3, 1917
- Born April 11, 1895 in Cleveland, OH USA
- Died May 24, 1918 in Camp Sheridan, AL USA
 Biographical Information
Ralph Sharman was an outfielder with the Phildelphia Athletics in 1917 who was serving in training in the U.S. Army during World War I when he drowned while swimming in the Alabama River while on an outing. He died at age 23 and is buried at Spring Grove Cemetery in Cincinnati OH.