Dandridge, Ray

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Name
Dandridge, Ray Gender: M
Raymond Emmitt Dandridge
born on 30 August 1913 at 23:30 (= 11:30 PM )
Place Richmond, Virginia, 37n33, 77w28
Timezone EST h5w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 07°09' s_mo.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 27°38 Asc.s_gemcol.18.gif 18°47'



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Ray Dandridge (Plaque in the National Baseball Hall of Fame)
photo: Penale52, license gfdl

Biography

American third baseman in baseball's Negro leagues who was nicknamed "Hooks" and "Squat". Dandridge excelled as a third baseman and he hit for a high batting average. By the time that Major League Baseball was racially integrated, Dandridge was considered too old to play.

After retiring from playing in 1955, Dandridge worked as a scout for the San Francisco Giants and later ran a recreation centre in Newark, New Jersey. He lived his final years in Palm Bay, Florida. He was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1987. He died at age 80 in Palm Bay, on 12 February 1994. In 1999, Dandridge was inducted into the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

  • Work : Prize 1987 (Baseball Hall of Fame)
  • Death, Cause unspecified 12 February 1994 (Age 80)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.
  • Work : Prize 1999 (Virginia Sports Hall of Fame)

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth certificate. Wikipedia has 31 August in error.

Categories

  • Traits : Body : Race (Black)
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 80)
  • Vocation : Sports : Baseball (Third baseman)
  • Vocation : Sports Business : Coach/ Manager/ Owner (Manager of recreation centre)
  • Vocation : Sports Business : Promoter/ Agent (Basketball scout)
  • Notable : Awards : Hall of Fame (Baseball; Virginia Sports)
  • Notable : Famous : Top 5% of Profession (Negro leagues player, 1933-1949)