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Bob Rush
Original name: Robert Ransom Rush
Birth: Dec. 21, 1925
Battle Creek
Calhoun County
Michigan, USA
Death: Mar. 19, 2011
Mesa
Maricopa County
Arizona, USA

Major League Baseball Player. For thirteen seasons (1948 to 1960), he was a pitcher with Chicago Cubs, Milwaukee Braves and Chicago White Sox. Born Robert Ransom Rush, he was raised in Indiana where he attended Riley High School (South Bend). After serving in the European Theater with the US Army during World War II, Rush was signed by the Cubs as an amateur free agent in 1947 and marked his Major League debut on April 22nd, 1948. He immediately secured a place within the Cubs' rotation, as he started 16 games, while pitching in 36 contests that year, posting a 3.92 ERA. He achieved All-Star status in 1950, and produced a career-high 17 wins with a 2.70 ERA, as he earned All-Star honors in 1952. He contributed 10 wins for the Milwaukee Braves' team which clinched the 1958 National League Pennant and appeared in one game during that World Series, recording 6 innings pitched and a loss. Rush compiled a 127 win 152 loss career record, while amassing 2,410 innings pitched, 1,244 strikeouts and a 3.65 lifetime ERA in 417 regular season games. (bio by: C.S.) 
 
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 Parents:
  Harry J. Rush (1895 - 1963)
  Kathryn H. Rush (1901 - 1992)
 
Burial:
National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona
Phoenix
Maricopa County
Arizona, USA
 
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Originally Created by: C.S.
Record added: Mar 23, 2011
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- sjm
 Added: Mar. 19, 2016

- Patrick Flahive
 Added: Dec. 25, 2015
#17, Bob, you were my best friend's favorite Cub! Evie would love a game of catch with you up there. Rest well, and may God bless you always.
- K. Williams
 Added: Aug. 22, 2015
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