Monday, November 3, 2008

Ritenour selects Scheffing for Hall of Fame

Robert Scheffing, an alumni of Ritenour High School in St. Louis, MO, has been selected for the Ritenour High School Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame was established in 1997 to honor Ritenour graduates for professional achievements, civic involvement and community service.

Bob Scheffing, Class of 1930 was the most successful Ritenour athlete of his era. Scheffing was Ritenour's first major league baseball player and first graduate to become both a major league manager and general manager. He played catcher for the Chicago Cubs, Cincinnati Reds and St. Louis Cardinals; coached for the St. Louis Browns, Cubs and Milwaukee Braves; managed the Cubs and Detroit Tigers; and was general manger of the New York Mets.

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