Johnny Rucker

Johnny Rucker

Original Name John Joel
Crabapple, Fulton County, Georgia, USA
Death 7 Aug 1985 (aged 68)
Moultrie, Colquitt County, Georgia, USA
Burial Alpharetta, Fulton County, Georgia, USA
Memorial ID 13884331 · View Source
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Major League Baseball Player. The 6-foot-2, 175-pound left-handed-hitting outfielder was called "The Crabapple Comet" during his six-year stay with the New York Giants from 1940 to 1941 and 1943 to 1946. His best season was 1941, when he hit .288 with 38 doubles and nine triples and scored 95 runs. He hit .272 lifetime with 105 doubles, 39 triples, 21 homers and 214 runs batted in.

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  • Originally Created by: Ron Coons
  • Added: 7 Apr 2006
  • Find a Grave Memorial 13884331
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Johnny Rucker (15 Jan 1917–7 Aug 1985), Find a Grave Memorial no. 13884331, citing Rucker Family Cemetery, Alpharetta, Fulton County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .