Allen Russell (baseball)
|Allen E. Russell|
Born: July 31, 1893|
Died: October 20, 1972 (aged 79)|
|Batted: Both||Threw: Right|
|September 13, 1915 for the New York Yankees|
|Last MLB appearance|
|September 19, 1925 for the Washington Senators|
|Win-loss record||71-76 (.483)|
|Earned run average||3.52|
|Career highlights and awards|
Allen E. "Rubberarm" Russell (July 31, 1893 – October 20, 1972) was a professional baseball player. He was a right-handed pitcher over parts of 11 seasons (1915–1925) with the New York Yankees, Boston Red Sox and Washington Senators. For his career, he compiled a 71–76 record in 345 appearances, with a 3.52 earned run average and 603 strikeouts. Russell played on the 1924 World Series champion Senators, making one appearance in the World Series, giving up one run over three innings of work.
He was a spitball pitcher who was allowed to throw the pitch after it was banned following the 1920 season. He was one of 17 pitchers exempt from the rule change.
- Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference (Minors)
- Find a Grave (listed as Allan E. Russell)
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