Rube Oldring

Rube Oldring

Rube Oldring
Born: (1884-05-30)May 30, 1884
New York, New York
Died: September 9, 1961(1961-09-09) (aged 77)
Bridgeton, New Jersey
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
October 2, 1905 for the New York Highlanders
Last MLB appearance
August 30, 1918 for the Philadelphia Athletics
Career statistics
Batting average .270
Home runs 27
Runs batted in 471
Stolen bases 197

Career highlights and awards

Reuben Henry "Rube" Oldring (May 30, 1884 – September 9, 1961), was a professional baseball player who played outfield in the major leagues from 1905 to 1918. He played for the Philadelphia Athletics and New York Yankees.

Oldring started his professional baseball career in the Southern Association, in 1905. That October, he was drafted by the Philadelphia Athletics in the rule 5 draft.

From 1907 to 1915, Oldring was a regular outfielder on the A's. He played in three World Series with them.

Oldring played in the minor leagues for several years after his major league career was over. In 1923, he hit .342 for Wilson of the Virginia League and also managed the team to the pennant.

See also

External links

  • Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference (Minors)