Red Ruffing

Birth Name:
Charles Herbert Ruffing
Birth Date:
May 3, 1905
Birth Place:
Granville, Illinois
Death Date:
February 17, 1986
Place of Death:
Hillcrest Hospital, Mayfield Heights, Ohio
Cause of Death:
Heart Failure
Cemetery Name:
Hillcrest Memorial Park
Claim to Fame:
A member of the Baseball Hall of Fame, Red Ruffington is the winningest right-handed pitcher for the New York Yankees and ranked the 9th greatest Yankee player of all time by ESPN sports. Ruffing was a member of six World Series championship teams with the Yankees, appeared in six MLB All-Star Games and was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1967. The Yankees dedicated a plaque to Ruffing in Monument Park in 2004.

Cemetery Information:

Final Resting Place:

Hillcrest Memorial Park

26700 Aurora Road

Bedford Heights, Ohio, 44146


North America

Grave Location:

Corridor of Devotion, Tier D, Crypt 1

Grave Location Description

As you work your way to the main corridor, Red can be found on the top right against the far wall.

Grave Location GPS

41.40424637, -81.49198409



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