Full name: Joseph Aloysius "Joe" Ruddy, Sr.
Born: September 28, 1878 in New York, New York, United States
Died: November 11, 1962 in Far Rockaway, Queens, New York, United States
Affiliations: NYAC, New York (USA)
Country: United States
Sport: Swimming, Water Polo
Medals: 2 Gold (2 Total)
Joe Ruddy was a water polo player and was a member of the New York AC team that won the tournament held in conjunction with the St. Louis Games. His son Ray and his nephew Steve later competed for the United States in Olympic swimming.
|1904 Summer||25||St. Louis||Water Polo||Men's Water Polo||New York Athletic Club-1||USA||1||Gold|
|1904 Summer||25||St. Louis||Swimming||Men's 4 × 50 Yard Freestyle Relay||New York Athletic Club #1-1||USA||1||Gold|
|1904 Summer||25||St. Louis||Water Polo||New York Athletic Club-1||USA||Final Round||Match 1/2||1||1904-09-06||New York Athletic Club-1 6, Chicago Athletic Association-2 0||0|
|1904 Summer||25||St. Louis||Water Polo||New York Athletic Club-1||USA||Semi-Finals||Match #1||1||1904-09-05||New York Athletic Club-1 5, Missouri Athletic Club-3 0||0|
|1904 Summer||25||St. Louis||Swimming||New York Athletic Club #1-1||USA||Final||1||2:04.6|