Mark Dwayne Ryal
Positions: Pinch Hitter, Outfielder and First Baseman
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 185 lb.
Born: August 28, 1960 in Henryetta, OK
High School: Dewar HS (Dewar, OK)
Drafted by the Kansas City Royals in the 3rd round of the 1978 amateur draft.
Debut: September 7, 1982 (Age 22.010, 12,272nd in MLB history)
vs. SEA 3 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1987 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Angels/Phillies/WhiteSox/Pirates/Royals 1982-1990
Last Game: October 3, 1990 (Age 30.036)
vs. NYM 0 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Relatives: Father of Rusty Ryal
About biographical information
News -- May 2014
- 5/6 The Greatest 21 Days: Mark Ryal, Been Around - 383: Originally published Aug. 15, 2012Mark Ryal made the Phillies out of spring training in 1990 not so much for his bat, The Philadelphia...
News -- November 2012
- 11/27 The Cardinal Nation Blog: Musial faced MLBâ€™s last left-handed shortstop â€“ sort of: A left-handed thrower designated as shortstop appeared in the field in 1954 as part of a unique attempt to retire Stan Musial...
News -- August 2012
- 8/15 The Greatest 21 Days: Mark Ryal, Been Around - 20: Mark Ryal made the Phillies out of spring training in 1990 not so much for his bat, The Philadelphia Daily News wrote, but because...
News -- April 2011
- 4/25 B-R Blog: Left-handers playing third base (and catcher, second, and shortstop): On another recent post we were discussing lefthanders playing third base. The Play Index can easily tell us which players since...