STATISTICS & HISTORY
Delbert “Del” Rice was a three-sport star at Portsmouth, Ohio High School, playing football, basketball and baseball . Rice was signed by the St.Louis Browns to a professional baseball contract right out of high school. Rice played both professional baseball and basketball for a number of year in the early 1940’s, but it was obvious that that his future career was in baseball. Rice played for 17 seasons as a catcher in the major leagues.
|Delbert W. Rice||Born:||Oct 27, 1922||Died: Jan 26, 1983||Hometown:||Portsmouth, OH.|
|l||REGULAR SEASON RECORD|
|1942-43||Rochester Eber Seagrams||Indep|
|Major League Totals||11||8||6||22||2.0|
|POST SEASON RECORD|
|Major League Totals||1||2||0||2||.000||4||4.0|