Ray Chapman

Ray Chapman bio

Birth Name: Raymond Johnson Chapman

Occupation: Baseball Player

Place Of Birth: KY

Date Of Birth: January 15, 1891

Date Of Death: August 17, 1920

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Ray Chapman was born on the 15th of January, 1891. He was known for being a Baseball Player. MLB shortstop for Cleveland who became the first player to die from from being hit by a pitch.

Ray Chapman was born in KY. He was born in Beaver Dam, Kentucky and began playing for the Cleveland Naps in 1912. He was killed by a pitch to the head, which led to the introduction of batting helmets and the banning of the ‘spitball’ in Major League Baseball.

Ray Chapman was a Capricorn and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Ray Chapman was born in 1890s.

Raymond Johnson Chapman is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


Ray’s education details are not available at this time. Please check back soon for updates.


Ray Chapman’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Ray Chapman’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Ray Chapman kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Ray Chapman was born in the Year of the Rabbit.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Raymond Johnson Chapman
BIRTH SIGN: Capricorn
BIRTH DAY: Thursday
DEATH DAY: Tuesday



Zodiac Sign: Ray Chapman was a Capricorn. People of this zodiac sign like family, tradition, and dislike almost everything at some point. The strengths of this sign are being responsible, disciplined, good managers, while weaknesses can be to be the know-it-all, unforgiving, condescending and expecting the worst. The greatest overall compatibility with Capricorn is Taurus and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Ray Chapman was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign are popular because they're sincere and avoid conflict. Though they're sensitive, they also hesitate, which makes them lose on chances.

Ruling Planet: Ray Chapman had a ruling planet of Saturn and has a ruling planet of Saturn and by astrological associations Saturday is ruled by Saturn. Saturn is a planet of commitment and responsibility, but also restriction and delay. People who are born with Saturn as the ruling planet are disciplined and are hard workers.

Ray Chapman’s birth sign is Capricorn and he had a ruling planet of Saturn.

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