Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Rugger Ardizoia, 95, Made Lone Big League Appearance at Sportsman's Park in '47

Pitcher Mopped Up 15-5 Loss to Muddy Ruel's Browns*

Gave Up 2-Run Homer to Fellow San Franciscan and Iwo Jima 'Teammate' Wally Judnich

Yankee Was One of Only 7 Players in Major League History Born in Italy

San Francisco Chronicle July 20, 2015 obituary of Rinaldo Joseph Ardizoia

*  There are no surviving members of the 1947 Browns. The last survivor, John Lester "Les" Moss, died August 29, 2012