6-7, 215lb (201cm, 97kg)
December 4, 1933
in Pottstown, PA
March 6, 1988
in Rochester, NY
Pughtown Baptist Cemetery, Pughtown, PA
High School: Pottstown HS (Pottstown, PA)
School: Duquesne University (Pittsburgh, PA)
June 14, 1959
9,254th in MLB history)
vs. CIN 7.1 IP, 7 H, 6 SO, 6 BB, 3 ER, L
July 27, 1959
vs. CIN 2.0 IP, 4 H, 1 SO, 1 BB, 2 ER
Exceeded rookie limits during 1959 season
Full Name: Richard James Ricketts
Relatives: Brother of Dave Ricketts
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