The first Dick Schofield to play shortstop in the major leagues spent 19 seasons from 1953-1971 manning infield spots for seven different teams. Nicknamed Ducky, was a member of the 1960 World Champion Pittsburgh Pirates. He also played for the Cardinals, Giants, Yankees, Dodgers, Red Sox and Brewers. Mostly a reserve, Schofield cross the 100 game threshold four times including 1963 when he played 138 games for the Pirates. He finished the season with a .246 batting average, 54 runs scored and 32 runs batted in. His son, also Dick Schofield, played shortstop primarily for the California Angels in the 1980’s and 90’s.
Dick ‘Ducky’ Schofield – career stats