Ralph "Putsy" CaballeroBaseball, 1944-52
Jesuit High School/Major League Baseball

Inducted: 1994

  • Played eight seasons for the Philadelphia Phillies during their legendary "Whiz Kids" era, including the 1950 National League pennant winners.
  • Collected 150 career hits in his career.
  • Holds the record as the youngest person in major league history to appear at third base (16 years old).
  • Played baseball at Jesuit in 1943 and 1944, leading the team to the city championship and the American Legion championship in 1943.
  • Signed with the Phillies after completing high school at the age of 16, turning down a scholarship offer from LSU to play baseball and basketball.
  • Also a member of the New Orleans Professional Baseball Hall of Fame (inducted 2009).
  • Born Nov. 5, 1927.

 

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