Charles Herbert Ruffing
Born: May 3, 1904, Granville, Illinois
Died: February 17, 1986, Mayfield Heights, Ohio
Boston Red Sox (1924-1930), New York Yankees (1930-1942, 1945-1946), Chicago White Sox (1947)
Elected to the Hall of Fame by Baseball Writers: 1967
This Day in Baseball History
On December 18, 1991, the Toronto Blue Jays sign free agent pitcher Jack Morris. An 18-game winner during the regular season, Morris won two games in the World Series, helping the Minnesota Twins to their second World Championship. Morris will win 21 games for the Jays in 1992, helping them to their first world title.