From BR Bullpen
Raymond Edward French
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 5' 9½", Weight 158 lb.
- Debut September 17, 1920
- Final Game July 10, 1924
- Born January 9, 1895 in Alameda, CA USA
- Died April 3, 1978 in Alameda, CA USA
 Biographical Information
Ray French is second all-time in games played in the minor leagues with 3278, and first in games at shortstop with 2736 and in at-bats with 12,174.
French managed the Mansfield Braves (1939) and Ashland Colonels (1939-1941). He then umpired in the Three-I League (1946), American Association (1947), California League (1948-1949), and Western International League (1950). He is a member of the Pacific Coast League Hall of Fame