PLAYER PROFILE

CHARLIE RITTER

STATISTICS & HISTORY

Charlie Ritter died on Jaunary 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 guard 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.

 

CHARLIE RITTER Height: 5:10 Weight: 150 College: None
Charles L. Ritter Born: Mar, 1884 Died: Jan 2, 1909 Hometown: Trenton, NJ
Brother of William Ritter REGULAR SEASON RECORD
Year Team League     GA FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS AVG
1900-01 Trenton Capital City Indep
1901-02 Trenton Indep
1902-03 Trenton Waldrons Indep
1902-03 Trenton Hills Indep
1903-04 Trenton Kerns Indep
1904-05 Trenton All-Trentons Indep
1905-06 Baldwin PBL 14 60 0 120 8.6
1906-07 De NeriNorth Philadelphia PBL 11 34 0 68 6.2
1907-08 Philadelphia Rookwoods Indep
1907-08 Trenton Nationals Indep
1908-09 South SideGreensburg CBL 3 3 0 6 2.0
1908-09 North Wales PBL 7 16 0 32 4.6
1908-09 Philadelphia Rookwoods Indep 3 20 0 40 13.3
Major League Totals 35 113 0 226 6.5
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