From BR Bullpen
Welton Claude Ehrhardt
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 6' 2", Weight 190 lb.
- Debut July 18, 1924
- Final Game October 5, 1929
- Born November 20, 1894 in Beecher, IL USA
- Died April 27, 1980 in Chicago Heights, IL USA
 Biographical Information
Rube Ehrhardt was one of the few major league pitchers to hurl a shutout in the final game of his career. On October 5, 1929 while playing for the Cincinnati Reds, he pitched a 7-hit shutout against the Chicago Cubs. Ehrhardt was released the next spring by Cincinnati and never pitched another professional game.
After his baseball career, Ehrhardt worked in a Chicago area steel mill for 20 years.