STATISTICS & HISTORY
Charlie Ritter died on January 2, 1909 during a Philadelphia League game between North Wales and Stratton. In the midst of the contest, he dropped unconscious to the floor of the cage and was carried to a dressing room where he died a few minutes later. Dr. Charles Bossert, a Philadelphia physician, who was a player on the Stratton team, rushed to Ritter’s aid and worked unsuccessfully to save his life. The coroner’s report indicated that Ritter had died from heart failure.
|Charles L. Ritter||Born:||Mar, 1884||Died: Jan 2, 1909||Hometown:||Trenton, NJ|
|Brother of William Ritter||REGULAR SEASON RECORD|
|1900-01||Trenton Capital City||Indep|
|1906-07||De Neri–North Philadelphia||PBL||11||34||0||68||6.2|
|Major League Totals||35||113||0||226||6.5|