Ray Knode

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Ray Knode
Robert Knode.jpg
Cleveland Indians
First baseman
Born: (1901-01-28)January 28, 1901
Westminster, Maryland
Died: April 13, 1982(1982-04-13) (aged 81)
Battle Creek, Michigan
Batted: Left Threw: Left
MLB debut
June 30, 1923, for the Cleveland Indians
Last MLB appearance
September 26, 1926, for the Cleveland Indians
MLB statistics
Batting average .266
Hits 55
Home runs 2
Runs batted in 32

Robert Troxell "Ray" Knode (January 28, 1901 – April 13, 1982) was an American Major League Baseball baseball and college football player. He played for four seasons as a first baseman with the Cleveland Indians from 1923 to 1926.

Knode attended the University of Maryland, where he played on the football team as a quarterback from 1916 to 1919.[1] He later attended the University of Michigan, where he also played quarterback from 1921 to 1922.

His older brother, Kenneth T. Knode followed a similar career path. He played professional baseball with the St. Louis Cardinals and as a quarterback at both Maryland and Michigan.[2]


  1. ^ Morris Allison Bealle, Kings of American Football: The University of Maryland, 1890–1952, pp. 84–92, Columbia Publishing Co., 1952.
  2. ^ STATE LOSES STAR MAN; Curley Byrd's Football Team Hit Hard When Kishpaugh Decides To Leave College HOPKINS TAKES THINGS EASY Big Hospital List Prevents Practice--Bowers Probably Will Get In Saturday's Game, The Baltimore Sun, October 19, 1916.

External links

  • Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference

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