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Ray Noble

Rafael Miguel Noble Magee
Born: March 15, 1919 in Central Hatillo, Cuba
Died: May 9, 1998 in Brooklyn, N.Y.
Debut: 1951 | Pos: C
H: 5'11" | W: 210 | B: R | T: R

Yrs G AB R H HR RBI SB BA
3 107 243 31 53 9 40 1 .218

>> Visit the Ray Noble biography on Baseball Almanac for complete statistics.


Ray Noble, a catcher with the Giants in the early 1950s, died on May 9, 1998 in Brooklyn, N.Y. He was 79.

He hit nine home runs in the major leagues and batted .218 in 243 at-bats.

Born in Central Hatillo, Cuba, Noble debuted with the Giants in 1951 when he was 32 years old and was a member of the team that beat the Dodgers in a three-game playoff. Noble was hitless in two at-bats in the World Series against the Yankees.

According to his obituary, Noble played for the Havana Sugar Kings in the Negro Leagues.