Edward West Ritterson
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 5' 8"
- Debut May 2, 1876
- Final Game August 9, 1876
- Born April 26, 1855 in Philadelphia, PA USA
- Died July 28, 1917 in East Rockhill Township, PA USA
The book The League That Lasted: 1876 and the Founding of the National League of Professional Base Ball Clubs mentions a game on August 9th when Ritterson's hands took a beating at catcher and "gave out" in the 9th. It's likely not a coincidence that this was his final major league game.